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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Plumstead to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Plumstead Corner Rockmount Rd to Temple, Aldwych Kingsway
  2. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych Bush House to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre

4 alternative options

Line 422 bus, train

  1. Take the line 422 bus from Plumstead Corner Rockmount Rd to North Greenwich Station
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

Line 177 bus, train

  1. Take the line 177 bus from Plumstead Corner Rockmount Rd to Queens Road Peckham Station
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Upper Halliford

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Plumstead to Charlton

Drive

  1. Drive from Plumstead to Charlton

Plumstead to Charlton by train and subway

The journey time between Plumstead and Charlton is around 1h 35m and covers a distance of around 30 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 21m. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service, Thameslink, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Plumstead to Charlton service departs from Plumstead and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 229 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 15m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
1h 35m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 21m
Journey distance:
30 miles
Services per week:
229
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:11
Last service departs at:
23:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Plumstead to Charlton train and subway schedules

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

Departing Monday

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.
Plumstead → Charlton
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Plumstead to Charlton is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plumstead to Charlton is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Plumstead to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Plumstead Corner Rockmount Rd and arriving at Sunbury, St Ignatius Church via Temple, Aldwych Bush House and Hounslow, The Bell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Plumstead to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Plumstead and arriving at Upper Halliford via London Bridge station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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It is 24 miles from Plumstead to Charlton. It is approximately 28.5 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Plumstead to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs £14 - £40.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from Plumstead to Charlton, including transfers.

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Plumstead to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Plumstead Corner Rockmount Rd station.

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

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The best way to get from Plumstead to Charlton is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs £14 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 and takes 3h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Plumstead to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 24.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

What companies run services between Plumstead, Greater London, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Plumstead to Charlton via London Bridge, London Bridge station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 1h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Plumstead to Charlton via Temple, Aldwych Kingsway, Temple, Aldwych Bush House, Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre, and Hounslow, The Bell in around 3h 12m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Plumstead to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £7
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Clapham Junction to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£7 - £14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £14
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 Plumstead Corner Rockmount Rd to North Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Plumstead Corner Rockmount Rd to Queens Road Peckham Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Plumstead Corner Rockmount Rd to Temple, Aldwych Kingsway
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Temple, Aldwych Bush House to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Plumstead to Charlton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
£70 - £85
Twelve Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3479 5700
Website
twelvetransfers.co.uk
Longbridge Cars
Phone
+44 20 8507 7724
A to B Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8594 9290
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
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk
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

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Plumstead to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Plumstead to Charlton is 29 miles. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Plumstead to Charlton.

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