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There are 6 ways to get from Maidenhead to Charlton by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

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Bus, line 8 bus, line 290 bus  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Bray Wick, Cemetery to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 Ra1
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Elmsleigh Bus Station 8 / ...
  3. Take the line 290 bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Ashford Common, Chertsey Road 290 / ...

£7 - £9

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Line 8 bus, line 290 bus  •  1h 59m

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Slough Bus Station to Elmsleigh Bus Station 8 / ...
  2. Take the line 290 bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Ashford Common, Chertsey Road 290 / ...

£6 - £11

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Train, line 290 bus  •  1h 52m

  1. Take the train from Maidenhead to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Staines
  3. Take the line 290 bus from Staines station to Ashford Road 290

£16 - £32

Train, subway  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
  2. Take the subway from Paddington station to Wimbledon station
  3. Take the train from Wimbledon to Shepperton

£15 - £30

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Maidenhead to Charlton 20.3 miles

£50 - £65

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Maidenhead to Charlton 20.3 miles

£3 - £5

Maidenhead to Charlton by bus

The bus journey time between Maidenhead and Charlton is around 1h 46m and covers a distance of around 22 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 25m. Operated by First and London Buses, the Maidenhead to Charlton bus service departs from Bray Wick, Cemetery and arrives in Ashford Common, Chertsey Road. Typically 45 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 46m
Fastest bus time:
1h 25m
Bus distance:
22 miles
Buses per week:
45
Cheapest price:
£7
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
04:19
Last bus departs at:
20:24

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Maidenhead to Charlton bus schedules

Bus 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.
Maidenhead → Charlton
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charlton is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maidenhead to Charlton is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

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The fastest way to get from Maidenhead to Charlton is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs £50 - £65.

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No, there is no direct bus from Maidenhead to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Bray Wick, Cemetery and arriving at Ashford Common, Chertsey Road via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidenhead to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Maidenhead and arriving at Shepperton via Paddington station and Wimbledon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Maidenhead and Charlton is 14 miles. The road distance is 20.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidenhead to Charlton without a car is to bus and line 8 bus and line 290 bus which takes 1h 38m and costs £6 - £9.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from Maidenhead to Charlton, including transfers.

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Maidenhead to Charlton bus services, operated by First, depart from Bray Wick, Cemetery station.

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Maidenhead to Charlton train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Maidenhead station.

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Maidenhead to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Ashford Common, Chertsey Road station.

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Map of how to get from Maidenhead to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 14.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 38m

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

You can take a bus from Maidenhead to Charlton via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Elmsleigh Bus Station in around 1h 38m.

Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Maidenhead to Reading
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £15
Train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £24
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Maidenhead to Reading
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£3 - £6
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£5 - £9
Train from Maidenhead to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£6 - £10
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£11 - £18
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Reading to Staines
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £22
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£10 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £22
Train from Wimbledon to Shepperton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £13
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £13
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 Paddington station to Wimbledon station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Bray Wick, Cemetery to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Bus from Slough Bus Station to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
First
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 Elmsleigh Bus Station to Ashford Common, Chertsey Road
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Staines station to Ashford Road
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Maidenhead to Charlton
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
U Want Taxis
Phone
+44 1628 621 449
Website
uwanttaxis.com
On Time Cars Maidenhead
Phone
+44 1628 777 400
Website
ontimecar.co.uk
A-K Taxis Maidenhead
Phone
+44 7449 960 545
Website
aktaxismaidenhead.webs.com
A1 Taxis Maidenhead
Phone
+44 1628 628 414
Website
maidenheadtaxiservice.co.uk

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Maidenhead to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Shepperton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidenhead to Charlton is 20 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Maidenhead to Charlton.

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