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There are 5 ways to get from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton by train, bus, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1h 50m

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from Vauxhall to Shepperton

£19 - £34

Cheapest option

Train, line 29 bus, bus, line 235 bus  •  3h 13m

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
  2. Take the line 29 bus from Finsbury Park to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square 29 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre N9
  4. Take the line 235 bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Sunbury, St Ignatius Church 235

£12 - £16

3 alternative options

Train via Highbury & Islington  •  2h 4m

  1. Take the train from Welwyn Garden City to Highbury & Islington
  2. Take the train from Vauxhall to Shepperton

£19 - £33

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton 39.9 miles

£210 - £260

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton 39.9 miles

£6 - £9

Welwyn Garden City to Charlton by train and subway

The journey time between Welwyn Garden City and Charlton is around 1h 47m and covers a distance of around 44 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 33m. Operated by Thameslink, Great Northern, London Underground (Tube) and others, the Welwyn Garden City to Charlton service departs from Welwyn Garden City and arrives in Shepperton. Typically 267 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
1h 47m
Fastest journey time:
1h 33m
Journey distance:
44 miles
Services per week:
267
Cheapest price:
£19
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:00
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Welwyn Garden City to Charlton train and subway schedules

Departing Saturday, July 24, 2021

Welwyn Garden City → Charlton
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Charlton is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 43 min.

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The fastest way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton is to taxi which takes 43 min and costs £210 - £260.

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No, there is no direct train from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Welwyn Garden City and arriving at Shepperton via King's Cross St. Pancras station and Vauxhall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 50m.

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The distance between Welwyn Garden City and Charlton is 29 miles. The road distance is 39.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton without a car is to train which takes 1h 50m and costs £19 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 50m to get from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton, including transfers.

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Welwyn Garden City to Charlton train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Welwyn Garden City station.

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Welwyn Garden City to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Shepperton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Welwyn Garden City to Charlton is 40 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton.

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There are 2637+ hotels available in Charlton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 29.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 50m

What companies run services between Welwyn Garden City, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Vauxhall station, and Vauxhall in around 1h 50m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Welwyn Garden City to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £12
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£10 - £12
Train from Welwyn Garden City to Finsbury Park
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £11
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£9 - £11
Great Northern
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 Finsbury Park to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Welwyn Garden City to Charlton
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
£210 - £260
Edgware Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3740 5080
Website
edgwareairporttransfers.co.uk

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