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There are 7 ways to get from Thornton Heath to Charlton by train, bus, tram, taxi or car

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Train, line 290 bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Thornton Heath to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Staines
  3. Take the line 290 bus from Staines station to Ashford Road 290

£12 - £22

Cheapest option

Bus, line 216 bus  •  2h 29m

  1. Take the bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston X26
  2. Take the line 216 bus from Cromwell Road Bus Station to Ashford Common, Napier Road 216

£4

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Train, line 290 bus via Twickenham, Arragon Road  •  1h 23m

  1. Take the train from Thornton Heath to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Twickenham
  3. Take the line 290 bus from Twickenham, Arragon Road to Ashford Common, Napier Road 290

£9 - £16

Train  •  1h 34m

  1. Take the train from Thornton Heath to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Teddington
  3. Take the train from Teddington to Shepperton

£11 - £21

Line 50 bus, tram, train  •  1h 46m

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Thornton Heath Station to Croydon, Fairfield Halls 50
  2. Take the tram from Croydon, George Street Tram Stop to Wimbledon Tram Stop
  3. Take the train from Wimbledon to Shepperton

£10 - £20

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Thornton Heath to Charlton 20 miles

£110 - £140

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Thornton Heath to Charlton 20 miles

£3 - £5

Thornton Heath to Charlton by train and bus

The journey time between Thornton Heath and Charlton is around 1h 24m and covers a distance of around 25 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 7m. Operated by Southern Service, South Western Railway and London Buses, the Thornton Heath to Charlton service departs from Thornton Heath and arrives in Ashford Road. Typically 316 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 24m
Fastest journey time:
1h 7m
Journey distance:
25 miles
Services per week:
316
Cheapest price:
£12
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:43
Last service departs at:
23:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Thornton Heath to Charlton train and bus schedules

Thornton Heath → Charlton
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charlton is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Thornton Heath to Charlton is to bus and line 216 bus which costs £4 and takes 2h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Thornton Heath to Charlton is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Thornton Heath station to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Thornton Heath Station and arriving at Ashford Common, Napier Road via West Croydon Bus Station and Cromwell Road Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct train from Thornton Heath to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Thornton Heath and arriving at Shepperton via Clapham Junction and Teddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between Thornton Heath and Charlton is 15 miles. The road distance is 20 miles.

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The best way to get from Thornton Heath to Charlton without a car is to train and line 290 bus which takes 1h 22m and costs £12 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1h 22m to get from Thornton Heath to Charlton, including transfers.

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Thornton Heath to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from West Croydon Bus Station.

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Thornton Heath to Charlton train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from Thornton Heath station.

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The best way to get from Thornton Heath to Charlton is to train which takes 1h 34m and costs £11 - £22. Alternatively, you can bus and line 216 bus, which costs £4 and takes 2h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Thornton Heath to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 15 miles
  • Duration: 1h 22m

What companies run services between Thornton Heath, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Thornton Heath to Charlton via Clapham Junction and Teddington in around 1h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thornton Heath to Charlton via West Croydon Bus Station, Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston, and Cromwell Road Bus Station in around 2h 29m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Clapham Junction to Staines
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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 Clapham Junction to Twickenham
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£3 - £5
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £8
Train from Clapham Junction to Teddington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £9
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£4 - £6
Anytime Day 1st Class
£7 - £9
Train from Teddington to Shepperton
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£3 - £4
Anytime Day 1st Class
£5 - £6
Train from Wimbledon to Shepperton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £13
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£6 - £8
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £13
London Tramlink
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Tram from Croydon, George Street Tram Stop to Wimbledon Tram Stop
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
London Tramlink
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 Staines station to Ashford Road
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Twickenham, Arragon Road to Ashford Common, Napier Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Thornton Heath Station to Croydon, Fairfield Halls
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from West Croydon Bus Station to Kingston Upon Thames, Kingston
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 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 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Thornton Heath to Charlton
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
£110 - £140
Croydon Local Taxis
Phone
+44 20 8681 3333
Croydon Cars MiniCab Taxi Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4000
Website
croydoncar.co.uk
Croydon Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3740 6094
Website
croydonairporttransfer.co.uk
Cabhoo Minicabs Service
Phone
+44 20 8686 4545
Anerley Minicab Cars
Phone
+44 20 3874 0222
Website
anerleyminicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Thornton Heath to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Ashford Common, Napier Road station.

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Thornton Heath to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Shepperton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thornton Heath to Charlton is 20 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Thornton Heath to Charlton.

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