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

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Subway, train

  1. Take the subway from Whitechapel station to Temple station
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford

Cheapest

Line 15 bus, bus, line 235 bus

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Whitechapel, London Metropolitan University to Temple, Aldwych Drury Lane
  2. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych Bush House to Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre
  3. Take the line 235 bus from Hounslow, The Bell to Sunbury, St Ignatius Church

Train

  1. Take the train from Whitechapel to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Upper Halliford

Subway, train via Wimbledon

  1. Take the subway from Whitechapel station to Wimbledon station
  2. Take the train from Wimbledon to Upper Halliford

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Whitechapel to Charlton

Drive

  1. Drive from Whitechapel to Charlton

Whitechapel to Charlton by subway, walk and train

The journey time between Whitechapel and Charlton is around 1h 13m and covers a distance of around 23 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 13 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and South Western Railway, the Whitechapel to Charlton service departs from Whitechapel station and arrives in Upper Halliford. Typically 243 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
Layover time:
13 min
Total time:
1h 13m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h
Journey distance:
23 miles
Services per week:
243
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:21
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Whitechapel to Charlton subway, walk and train schedules

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

Departing Wednesday

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Whitechapel → 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.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 17 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Whitechapel to Charlton is to drive, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Whitechapel to Charlton is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Whitechapel to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Whitechapel, London Metropolitan University and arriving at Sunbury, St Ignatius Church via Temple, Aldwych Bush House and Hounslow, The Bell. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Whitechapel station to Charlton. However, there are services departing from Whitechapel station and arriving at Upper Halliford via London Waterloo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 34m.

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The distance between Whitechapel and Charlton is 18 miles. The road distance is 20.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Whitechapel to Charlton without a car is to subway and train which takes 1h 34m and costs £10 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1h 34m to get from Whitechapel to Charlton, including transfers.

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Whitechapel to Charlton bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Whitechapel, London Metropolitan University station.

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

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The best way to get from Whitechapel to Charlton is to train which takes 1h 35m and costs . Alternatively, you can line 15 bus and bus and line 235 bus, which costs £6 and takes 2h 54m.

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Map of how to get from Whitechapel to Charlton.
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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 34m

What companies run services between Whitechapel, Greater London, England and Charlton, Surrey, England?

You can take a train from Whitechapel to Charlton via Clapham Junction in around 1h 35m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Whitechapel to Charlton via Temple, Aldwych Drury Lane, Temple, Aldwych Bush House, Hounslow, Bell Corner Hounslow Civic Centre, and Hounslow, The Bell in around 2h 54m.

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 Whitechapel station to Temple station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Whitechapel station to Wimbledon station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
47 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
38 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
Train from Wimbledon to Upper Halliford
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £12
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£9 - £12
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Whitechapel to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
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 Whitechapel, London Metropolitan University to Temple, Aldwych Drury Lane
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
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
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 Whitechapel to Charlton
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
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
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Whitechapel to Charlton is 20 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Whitechapel to Charlton.

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