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There are 6 ways to get from West Kensington to Charlton by bus, subway, train, taxi or car

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Bus, line 235 bus  •  1h 8m

  1. Take the bus from West Kensington, North End Road to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre N9
  2. Take the line 235 bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Sunbury, St Ignatius Church 235

£4

Cheapest option

Line 110 bus, line 235 bus  •  2h 1m

  1. Take the line 110 bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Hounslow Bus Station 110 / ...
  2. Take the line 235 bus from Hounslow Bus Station to Sunbury, Nursery Road 235

£2

4 alternative options

Subway, train  •  1h 11m

  1. Take the subway from West Brompton station to Wimbledon station District
  2. Take the train from Wimbledon to Shepperton

£8 - £16

Subway, line 290 bus  •  1h 14m

  1. Take the subway from West Kensington station to Richmond station District
  2. Take the line 290 bus from Twickenham, Arragon Road to Ashford Common, Napier Road 290

£5 - £8

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from West Kensington to Charlton 13.4 miles

£55 - £70

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from West Kensington to Charlton 13.4 miles

£2 - £3

West Kensington to Charlton by bus

The bus journey time between West Kensington and Charlton is around 1h 7m and covers a distance of around 13 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 59 min. Operated by London Buses, the West Kensington to Charlton bus service departs from West Kensington, North End Road and arrives in Sunbury, St Ignatius Church. Typically 29 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
1h 7m
Fastest bus time:
59 min
Bus distance:
13 miles
Buses per week:
29
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
04:42
Last bus departs at:
05:44

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

West Kensington to Charlton bus schedules

West Kensington → 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.

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The cheapest way to get from West Kensington to Charlton is to line 110 bus and line 235 bus which costs £2 and takes 2h 1m.

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The fastest way to get from West Kensington to Charlton is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs £55 - £70.

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No, there is no direct bus from West Kensington to Charlton. However, there are services departing from West Kensington, North End Road and arriving at Sunbury, St Ignatius Church via Hounslow, The Bell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from West Kensington station to Charlton. However, there are services departing from West Brompton station and arriving at Shepperton via Wimbledon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 11m.

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The distance between West Kensington and Charlton is 12 miles. The road distance is 13.4 miles.

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The best way to get from West Kensington to Charlton without a car is to bus and line 235 bus which takes 1h 8m and costs £4.

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It takes approximately 1h 8m to get from West Kensington to Charlton, including transfers.

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West Kensington to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from West Kensington, North End Road station.

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

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West Kensington to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Sunbury, St Ignatius Church station.

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Map of how to get from West Kensington to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 11.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 8m

What companies run services between West Kensington, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a bus from West Kensington to Charlton via Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre and Hounslow, The Bell in around 1h 8m.

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
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Brompton station to Wimbledon station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from West Kensington station to Richmond station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 West Kensington, North End Road to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
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
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 Hammersmith Bus Station to Hounslow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Hounslow Bus Station to Sunbury, Nursery Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from West Kensington to Charlton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
£55 - £70
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Wimbledon Minicabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3198 8495
Website
wimbledonairporttransfer.co.uk
Wimbledon Minicabs
Phone
+44 0 8946 9292
Website
wimbledon-minicabs.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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West Kensington to Charlton train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Shepperton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between West Kensington to Charlton is 13 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from West Kensington to Charlton.

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