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There are 5 ways to get from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth Harbour to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Upper Halliford

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Bus, line 170 bus, line 85 bus, line 216 bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Wandsworth
  2. Take the line 170 bus from Wandsworth Police Station to Putney Heath Green Man 170 / ...
  3. Take the line 85 bus from Putney Heath Green Man to Fairfield Bus Station 85
  4. Take the line 216 bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Ashford Common, Napier Road 216

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Train via London Waterloo  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

Train, line 715 bus  •  3h 54m

  1. Take the train from Portsmouth Harbour to Guildford
  2. Take the line 715 bus from Friary Bus Station to Cromwell Road Bus Station 715

Drive  •  1h 8m

  1. Drive from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton 62.8 miles

Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton by train

The train journey time between Portsmouth Harbour (Station) and Charlton is around 3h 10m and covers a distance of around 86 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 43 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 40m. Operated by South Western Railway, the Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton train service departs from Portsmouth Harbour and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 78 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:
2h 27m
Layover time:
43 min
Total time:
3h 10m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 40m
Train distance:
86 miles
Trains per week:
78
Cheapest price:
£37
Carbon emissions:
7 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:25
Last train departs at:
22:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton train schedules

Train 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.
Portsmouth Harbour (Station) → Charlton
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charlton is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Charlton is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton is to bus and line 170 bus and line 85 bus and line 216 bus which costs £9 - £12 and takes 3h.

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The fastest way to get from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton is to drive. Taking this option will cost £9 - £15 and takes 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton. However, there are services departing from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard and arriving at Ashford Common, Napier Road via Wandsworth Police Station, Putney Heath Green Man and Cromwell Road Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h.

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No, there is no direct train from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Portsmouth Harbour and arriving at Upper Halliford via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 55m.

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The distance between Portsmouth Harbour (Station) and Charlton is 52 miles. The road distance is 62.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs £35 - £75.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton, including transfers.

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Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard station.

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Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Portsmouth Harbour station.

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The best way to get from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs £35 - £75. Alternatively, you can bus and line 170 bus and line 85 bus and line 216 bus, which costs £9 - £12 and takes 3h.

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Map of how to get from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 51.5 miles
  • Duration: 2h 55m

What companies run services between Portsmouth Harbour (Station), England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton via Clapham Junction in around 2h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton via London Wandsworth, Wandsworth Police Station, Putney Heath Green Man, Fairfield Bus Station, and Cromwell Road Bus Station in around 3h.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Portsmouth Harbour to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Clapham Junction to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£6 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£11 - £14
Train from Portsmouth Harbour to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £85
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £85
Train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £17
Train from Portsmouth Harbour to Guildford
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £40
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from PORTSMOUTH, The Hard to London Wandsworth
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
National Express
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 Wandsworth Police Station to Putney Heath Green Man
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Putney Heath Green Man to Fairfield Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Stagecoach South
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Friary Bus Station to Cromwell Road Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Stagecoach South

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Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Ashford Common, Napier Road station.

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Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Upper Halliford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton is 63 miles. It takes approximately 1h 8m to drive from Portsmouth Harbour (Station) to Charlton.

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