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There are 4 ways to get from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  1h 18m

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Vauxhall station Victoria
  2. Take the train from Vauxhall to Shepperton

£10 - £21

Cheapest option

Bus, line 235 bus  •  2h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre N9
  2. Take the line 235 bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Sunbury, St Ignatius Church 235

£4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton 19.6 miles

£45 - £60

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton 19.6 miles

£3 - £5

London Kings Cross Station to Charlton by subway and train

The journey time between London Kings Cross Station and Charlton is around 1h 10m and covers a distance of around 24 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 55 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the London Kings Cross Station to Charlton service departs from King's Cross St. Pancras station and arrives in Shepperton. Typically 275 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 10m
Fastest journey time:
55 min
Journey distance:
24 miles
Services per week:
275
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Kings Cross Station to Charlton subway and train schedules

Departing Saturday, July 31, 2021

London Kings Cross Station → Charlton
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charlton is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Charlton is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Charlton is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton is to bus and line 235 bus which costs £4 and takes 2h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 35 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton. However, there are services departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Sunbury, St Ignatius Church via Temple, Aldwych Somerset House and Hounslow, The Bell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 31m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Kings Cross Station station to Charlton. However, there are services departing from King's Cross St. Pancras station and arriving at Shepperton via Vauxhall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 18m.

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The distance between London Kings Cross Station and Charlton is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.6 miles.

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The best way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 18m and costs £10 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1h 18m to get from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton, including transfers.

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London Kings Cross Station to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House station.

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London Kings Cross Station to Charlton train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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London Kings Cross Station to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Sunbury, St Ignatius Church station.

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Map of how to get from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 16.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 18m

What companies run services between London Kings Cross Station, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a bus from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton via Temple, Aldwych Somerset House, Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre, and Hounslow, The Bell in around 2h 31m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Vauxhall station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Temple, Aldwych Somerset House to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Sunbury, St Ignatius Church
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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London Kings Cross Station to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Shepperton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Kings Cross Station to Charlton is 20 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from London Kings Cross Station to Charlton.

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