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There are 6 ways to get from New Eltham to Charlton by train, bus, tram, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the train from New Eltham to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Shepperton

£16 - £36

Cheapest option

Line 314 bus, line 64 bus, bus, line 216 bus  •  3h 37m

  1. Take the line 314 bus from New Eltham to Addington Village Interchange 314
  2. Take the line 64 bus from Addington Village Interchange to West Croydon Bus Station 64
  3. Take the bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston X26
  4. Take the line 216 bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Ashford Common, Napier Road 216

£4

4 alternative options

Line 436 bus, train  •  2h 25m

  1. Take the line 436 bus from Lewisham Station to Vauxhall Bus Station 436
  2. Take the train from Vauxhall to Shepperton

£10 - £20

Line 162 bus, tram, train  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the line 162 bus from New Eltham to Beckenham Junction Station 162
  2. Take the tram from Beckenham Junction Tram Stop to Wimbledon Tram Stop
  3. Take the train from Wimbledon to Shepperton

£12 - £22

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from New Eltham to Charlton 26.8 miles

£65 - £80

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from New Eltham to Charlton 26.8 miles

£4 - £6

New Eltham to Charlton by train and subway

The journey time between New Eltham and Charlton is around 1h 39m and covers a distance of around 30 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 19m. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the New Eltham to Charlton service departs from New Eltham and arrives in Shepperton. Typically 269 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 39m
Fastest journey time:
1h 19m
Journey distance:
30 miles
Services per week:
269
Cheapest price:
£16
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:24
Last service departs at:
23:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New Eltham to Charlton train and subway schedules

Departing Friday, July 30, 2021

New Eltham → 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 New Eltham to Charlton is to line 314 bus and line 64 bus and bus and line 216 bus which costs £4 and takes 3h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from New Eltham to Charlton is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Eltham to Charlton. However, there are services departing from New Eltham and arriving at Ashford Common, Napier Road via Addington Village Interchange, West Croydon Bus Station and Cromwell Road Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from New Eltham to Charlton. However, there are services departing from New Eltham and arriving at Shepperton via London Bridge station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between New Eltham and Charlton is 22 miles. The road distance is 26.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New Eltham to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs £15 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 34m to get from New Eltham to Charlton, including transfers.

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New Eltham to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from New Eltham station.

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New Eltham to Charlton train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from New Eltham station.

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The best way to get from New Eltham to Charlton is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs £15 - £40. Alternatively, you can line 314 bus and line 64 bus and bus and line 216 bus, which costs £4 and takes 3h 37m.

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Map of how to get from New Eltham to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 22.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 34m

What companies run services between New Eltham, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from New Eltham to Charlton via London Bridge, London Bridge station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 1h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Eltham to Charlton via Addington Village Interchange, West Croydon Bus Station, Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston, and Cromwell Road Bus Station in around 3h 37m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Shepperton
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £19
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£9 - £12
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £19
Train from Vauxhall to Shepperton
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £18
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 Tramlink
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Tram from Beckenham Junction Tram Stop to Wimbledon Tram Stop
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
London Tramlink
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 Lewisham Station to Vauxhall Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from New Eltham to Beckenham Junction Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from New Eltham to Addington Village Interchange
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Addington Village Interchange to West Croydon Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Ashford Common, Napier Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from New Eltham to Charlton
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
£65 - £80
Cannon Cars
Phone
+44 20 8777 8888
Website
cannoncars.co.uk
Bromley South Cars Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8464 4441
Anerley Minicab Cars
Phone
+44 20 3874 0222
Website
anerleyminicab.co.uk
Beckenham Mini Cabs Cars
Phone
+44 20 3874 0223
Website
beckenhamcar.co.uk
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Swanscombe Cars
Phone
+44 1322 252 524
Website
swanscombecars.co.uk
ASAP Cars
Phone
+44 1322 252 525
Website
asapcars247.co.uk
All Dartford Cars
Phone
+44 1322 808 080

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New Eltham to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Ashford Common, Napier Road station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New Eltham to Charlton is 27 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from New Eltham to Charlton.

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