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There are 5 ways to get from Ruislip to Charlton by bus, subway, train, taxi or car

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Line 278 bus, bus, line 235 bus

  1. Take the line 278 bus from Ruislip, Midcroft to Hayes Town, Hayes & Harlington
  2. Take the bus from Hayes Town, Hayes & Harlington to Hounslow, The Bell
  3. Take the line 235 bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Sunbury, St Ignatius Church

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Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from Ruislip station to Finchley Road station
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

Bus, line 65 bus

  1. Take the bus from Ruislip, Brickwall Lane to Ealing Broadway Station Haven Green
  2. Take the line 65 bus from Ealing Broadway to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ruislip to Charlton

Drive

  1. Drive from Ruislip to Charlton

Ruislip to Charlton by bus

The bus journey time between Ruislip and Charlton is around 1h 49m and covers a distance of around 17 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest bus normally takes 1h 21m. Operated by London Buses, the Ruislip to Charlton bus service departs from Ruislip, Midcroft and arrives in Sunbury, St Ignatius Church. Typically 509 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
1h 29m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
1h 49m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
1h 21m
Bus distance:
17 miles
Buses per week:
509
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
04:32
Last bus departs at:
23:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Ruislip to Charlton bus schedules

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

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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.

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The cheapest way to get from Ruislip to Charlton is to line 278 bus and bus and line 235 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Ruislip to Charlton is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ruislip to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Ruislip, Midcroft and arriving at Sunbury, St Ignatius Church via Hayes Town, Hayes & Harlington and Hounslow, The Bell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ruislip station to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Ruislip station and arriving at Upper Halliford via Finchley Road station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 47m.

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The distance between Ruislip and Charlton is 11 miles. The road distance is 13.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ruislip to Charlton without a car is to line 278 bus and bus and line 235 bus which takes 1h 40m and costs £2.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Ruislip to Charlton, including transfers.

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Ruislip to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Ruislip, Midcroft station.

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Ruislip to Charlton train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Ruislip station.

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Ruislip to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Sunbury, St Ignatius Church station.

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Map of how to get from Ruislip to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 11.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

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

You can take a bus from Ruislip to Charlton via Hayes Town, Hayes & Harlington and Hounslow, The Bell in around 1h 40m.

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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Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Ruislip station to Finchley Road station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 Ruislip, Midcroft to Hayes Town, Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Hayes Town, Hayes & Harlington to Hounslow, The Bell
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Sunbury, St Ignatius Church
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Ruislip, Brickwall Lane to Ealing Broadway Station Haven Green
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Ealing Broadway to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Ruislip to Charlton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£35 - £45
Mealing Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1923 823 880
Website
mealings.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ruislip to Charlton is 13 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Ruislip to Charlton.

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