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There are 3 ways to get from West Ham (Station) to Charlton by subway, train, taxi or car

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Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from West Ham station to Waterloo station
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford


  1. Take a taxi from West Ham (Station) to Charlton


  1. Drive from West Ham (Station) to Charlton

West Ham (Station) to Charlton by subway and train

The journey time between West Ham (Station) and Charlton is around 1h 15m and covers a distance of around 27 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 12 min. The fastest journey normally takes 59 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the West Ham (Station) to Charlton service departs from West Ham station and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 257 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 2m
Layover time:
12 min
Total time:
1h 15m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
59 min
Journey distance:
27 miles
Services per week:
Cheapest price:
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
Last service departs at:

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

West Ham (Station) to Charlton subway and train schedules

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

Departing Friday

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.
West Ham (Station) → 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: 20 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from West Ham (Station) to Charlton is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from West Ham (Station) to Charlton is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 49 min.

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No, there is no direct train from West Ham (Station) station to Charlton. However, there are services departing from West Ham station and arriving at Upper Halliford via London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 24m.

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The distance between West Ham (Station) and Charlton is 21 miles. The road distance is 24.3 miles.

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The best way to get from West Ham (Station) to Charlton without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 24m and costs £10 - £22.

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It takes approximately 1h 24m to get from West Ham (Station) to Charlton, including transfers.

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

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West Ham (Station) to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Upper Halliford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Ham (Station) to Charlton is 24 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from West Ham (Station) to Charlton.

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  • Distance: 21.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 24m

What companies run services between West Ham (Station), England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

There is no direct connection from West Ham (Station) to Charlton. However, you can take the subway to Waterloo station, take the walk to London Waterloo, then take the train to Upper Halliford. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Charlton.

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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Contact Details
0343 222 1234
Subway from West Ham station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
London Underground (Tube)
Other operators
Taxi from West Ham (Station) to Charlton
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Stratford City Cars
+44 20 8555 5454
Seven Fives
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
+44 20 8555 8888

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