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There are 3 ways to get from Maidstone to Charlton by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Upper Halliford

Cheapest option

Train, line 367 bus, bus

  1. Take the train from Maidstone East to Bromley South
  2. Take the line 367 bus from Bromley, St Mark's Church to West Croydon Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston

1 alternative option

Drive

  1. Drive from Maidstone to Charlton

Maidstone to Charlton by train

The train journey time between Maidstone and Charlton is around 2h 15m and covers a distance of around 58 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 24 min. The fastest train normally takes 1h 54m. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service, Southern Service and South Western Railway, the Maidstone to Charlton train service departs from Maidstone East and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 183 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
1h 50m
Layover time:
24 min
Total time:
2h 15m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
1h 54m
Train distance:
58 miles
Trains per week:
183
Cheapest price:
£29
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:47
Last train departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Maidstone to Charlton train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated

Trains departing Wednesday

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 cheapest way to get from Maidstone to Charlton is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Maidstone to Charlton is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Maidstone to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Maidstone East and arriving at Upper Halliford via London Victoria and Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 17m.

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The distance between Maidstone and Charlton is 43 miles. The road distance is 57.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Maidstone to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 2h 17m and costs £28 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 17m to get from Maidstone to Charlton, including transfers.

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Maidstone to Charlton train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Maidstone East station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Maidstone to Charlton is 58 miles. It takes approximately 1h 2m to drive from Maidstone to Charlton.

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Map of how to get from Maidstone to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 42.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 17m

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

You can take a train from Maidstone to Charlton via London Victoria and Clapham Junction in around 2h 17m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Maidstone East to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£18 - £40
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£18 - £26
1st Class
£25 - £40
Train from Maidstone East to Bromley South
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £28
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£13 - £20
1st Class
£20 - £28
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 Bromley, St Mark's Church to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London

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