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There are 7 ways to get from Thamesmead to Charlton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Abbey Wood (London) to London Bridge
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Crossway to Temple, Aldwych Kingsway
  2. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych Bush House to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre

Line 472 bus, train

  1. Take the line 472 bus from Thamesmead, Titmuss Avenue to North Greenwich Station
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Crossway to Waterloo Station Tenison Way
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

Line 177 bus, train

  1. Take the line 177 bus from Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Crossway to Queens Road Peckham Station
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Upper Halliford

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Thamesmead to Charlton

Drive

  1. Drive from Thamesmead to Charlton

Thamesmead to Charlton by train and subway

The journey time between Thamesmead and Charlton is around 1h 34m and covers a distance of around 31 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 15 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 24m. Operated by South Eastern Trains Service, Thameslink, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Thamesmead to Charlton service departs from Abbey Wood (London) and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 269 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 18m
Layover time:
15 min
Total time:
1h 34m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 24m
Journey distance:
31 miles
Services per week:
269
Cheapest price:
£16
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:08
Last service departs at:
23:36

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thamesmead to Charlton train and subway 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.
Thamesmead → 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.

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The cheapest way to get from Thamesmead to Charlton is to bus which costs £6 and takes 3h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from Thamesmead to Charlton is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thamesmead to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Crossway and arriving at Sunbury, St Ignatius Church via Temple, Aldwych Bush House and Hounslow, The Bell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thamesmead to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Abbey Wood (London) and arriving at Upper Halliford via London Bridge station and London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Thamesmead and Charlton is 25 miles. The road distance is 30.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Thamesmead to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £15 - £40.

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

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Thamesmead to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Crossway station.

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Thamesmead to Charlton train services, operated by South Eastern Trains Service, depart from Abbey Wood (London) station.

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The best way to get from Thamesmead to Charlton is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs £15 - £40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 and takes 3h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Thamesmead to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 25.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

You can take a train from Thamesmead to Charlton via London Bridge, London Bridge station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 1h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thamesmead to Charlton via Temple, Aldwych Kingsway, Temple, Aldwych Bush House, Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre, and Hounslow, The Bell in around 3h 22m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Abbey Wood (London) to London Bridge
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£6 - £8
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
48 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
39 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 Thamesmead, Titmuss Avenue to North Greenwich Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Crossway to Waterloo Station Tenison Way
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Crossway to Queens Road Peckham Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Thamesmead, Carlyle Road Crossway to Temple, Aldwych Kingsway
Ave. Duration
54 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 Thamesmead to Charlton
Ave. Duration
59 min
Estimated price
£70 - £90
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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Thamesmead to Charlton is 30 miles. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Thamesmead to Charlton.

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