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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, subway

  1. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to St Pancras International
  2. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Vauxhall station
  3. Take the train from Vauxhall to Upper Halliford

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Train

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

3 alternative options

Train, subway via Wimbledon

  1. Take the train from Swanscombe to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the subway from Blackfriars station to Wimbledon station
  3. Take the train from Wimbledon to Upper Halliford

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Ebbsfleet International to St Pancras International
  2. Take the bus from Oxford Circus Stn Margaret St to Fulwell, South Road Fulwell
  3. Take the train from Fulwell to Upper Halliford

Drive

  1. Drive from Swanscombe to Charlton

Swanscombe to Charlton by train, walk and subway

The journey time between Swanscombe and Charlton is around 1h 33m and covers a distance of around 45 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 19 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 23m. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service, London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Swanscombe to Charlton service departs from Ebbsfleet International and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 200 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 13m
Layover time:
19 min
Total time:
1h 33m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 23m
Journey distance:
45 miles
Services per week:
200
Cheapest price:
£21
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:32
Last service departs at:
23:35

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Swanscombe to Charlton train, walk and subway schedules

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

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Swanscombe → Charlton
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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: 16 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The most affordable way to get from Swanscombe to Charlton is to drive, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Swanscombe to Charlton is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Swanscombe to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Ebbsfleet International and arriving at Upper Halliford via King's Cross St. Pancras station and Vauxhall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Swanscombe and Charlton is 33 miles. The road distance is 54.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Swanscombe to Charlton without a car is to train and subway which takes 1h 43m and costs £20 - £45.

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

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Swanscombe to Charlton train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Ebbsfleet International station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Swanscombe to Charlton is 55 miles. It takes approximately 58 min to drive from Swanscombe to Charlton.

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There are 2608+ hotels available in Charlton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Swanscombe to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 32.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

You can take a train from Swanscombe to Charlton via London Bridge, London Bridge Station, Waterloo Road, and London Waterloo in around 2h 13m.

Train operators
South Eastern Trains Service
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Ebbsfleet International to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £24
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£10 - £16
1st Class
£16 - £24
Train from Swanscombe to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £22
Schedules at
National Rail
Schedules at
South Eastern Trains Service
Anytime
£9 - £13
1st Class
£15 - £22
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
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Vauxhall station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Blackfriars station to Wimbledon station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Vauxhall to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £17
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 Wimbledon to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £12
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£9 - £12
Train from Fulwell to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£2 - £3
Anytime Day 1st Class
£4 - £5
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Swanscombe to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£9 - £12
Train from Swanscombe to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £13
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£10 - £13
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Swanscombe to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£4 - £13
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£9 - £13
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 Oxford Circus Stn Margaret St to Fulwell, South Road Fulwell
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London

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