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There are 2 ways to get from Grays to Charlton by train or car

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  1. Take the train from Grays to West Ham
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford


  1. Drive from Grays to Charlton

Grays to Charlton by train and subway

The journey time between Grays and Charlton is around 1h 49m and covers a distance of around 43 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 18 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 35m. Operated by c2c, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Grays to Charlton service departs from Grays and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 274 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 30m
Layover time:
18 min
Total time:
1h 49m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 35m
Journey distance:
43 miles
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

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Last service departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Grays to Charlton train and subway schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.

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The most affordable way to get from Grays to Charlton is to drive, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Grays to Charlton is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Grays to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Grays and arriving at Upper Halliford via West Ham station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Grays and Charlton is 34 miles. The road distance is 58.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Grays to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs £16 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m to get from Grays to Charlton, including transfers.

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Grays to Charlton train services, operated by c2c, depart from Grays station.

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Grays to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Upper Halliford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grays to Charlton is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 3m to drive from Grays to Charlton.

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  • Distance: 33.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 51m

What companies run services between Grays, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Grays to Charlton via West Ham, West Ham station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 1h 51m.

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