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There are 2 ways to get from Purfleet to Charlton by train, subway or car

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Train, subway  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the train from Purfleet to West Ham
  2. Take the subway from West Ham station to Waterloo station
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

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Drive  •  1h

  1. Drive from Purfleet to Charlton 55.8 miles

Purfleet to Charlton by train and subway

The journey time between Purfleet and Charlton is around 1h 51m and covers a distance of around 39 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 29 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 32m. Operated by c2c, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Purfleet to Charlton service departs from Purfleet and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 236 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 22m
Layover time:
29 min
Total time:
1h 51m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 32m
Journey distance:
39 miles
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
Last service departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Purfleet to Charlton train and subway schedules

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

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.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Purfleet to Charlton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h.

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The quickest way to get from Purfleet to Charlton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1h.

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No, there is no direct train from Purfleet to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Purfleet and arriving at Upper Halliford via West Ham station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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It is 30 miles from Purfleet to Charlton. It is approximately 55.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Purfleet to Charlton without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 43m and costs £15 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Purfleet to Charlton, including transfers.

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Purfleet to Charlton train services, operated by c2c, depart from Purfleet station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Purfleet to Charlton is 56 miles. It takes approximately 1h to drive from Purfleet to Charlton.

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  • Distance: 30.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

There is no direct connection from Purfleet to Charlton. However, you can take the train to West Ham, take the walk to West Ham station, take the subway to Waterloo station, take the walk to London Waterloo, then take the train to Upper Halliford. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Charlton.

Train operators
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
0343 222 1234
Subway from West Ham station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
London Underground (Tube)

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