Elephant & Castle to Bounds Green - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 35 mins

Elephant & Castle to Bounds Green

Leave at 00:23 and arrive at 01:00
Journey time 37 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Piccadilly Circus

  • Lambeth North Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station
  • Embankment Underground Station
  • Charing Cross Underground Station
  • Piccadilly Circus Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

ELEPHANT & CASTLE UNDERGROUND STATION: From Monday 4 January until late May 2021, the Northern line ticket hall will operate as exit only every Monday to Friday between 0700 and 1000 and 1600 and 1900. This is while lift maintenance work takes place. At these times you should enter the station through the ticket hall on the opposite side of Elephant Square.

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

COLDHARBOUR LANE, SW9: Due to roadworks, from 05:00 on 19 April to 22:00 on 9 May, ROUTES 35 45 and 345 eastbound buses will be diverted via Effra Road, Dulwich Road, Herne Hill and Herne Hill Road to rejoin Coldharbour Lane, missing stops from Brixton Station to Shakespeare Road.

Change for Piccadilly line to Bounds Green

  • Leicester Square Underground Station
  • Covent Garden Underground Station
  • Holborn Underground Station
  • Russell Square Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Caledonian Road Underground Station
  • Holloway Road Underground Station
  • Arsenal Underground Station
  • Finsbury Park Underground Station
  • Manor House Underground Station
  • Turnpike Lane Underground Station
  • Wood Green Underground Station
  • Bounds Green Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

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    Travel disruption notes

    We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

    Elephant & Castle to Bounds Green

    Leave at 05:41 and arrive at 06:15
    Journey time 34 mins
    You will need to make 3 changes

    Start with Northern line to King's Cross St.Pancras

    • Borough Underground Station
    • London Bridge Underground Station
    • Bank Underground Station
    • Moorgate Underground Station
    • Old Street Underground Station
    • Angel Underground Station
    • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    ELEPHANT & CASTLE UNDERGROUND STATION: From Monday 4 January until late May 2021, the Northern line ticket hall will operate as exit only every Monday to Friday between 0700 and 1000 and 1600 and 1900. This is while lift maintenance work takes place. At these times you should enter the station through the ticket hall on the opposite side of Elephant Square.

    NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

    We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

    COLDHARBOUR LANE, SW9: Due to roadworks, from 05:00 on 19 April to 22:00 on 9 May, ROUTES 35 45 and 345 eastbound buses will be diverted via Effra Road, Dulwich Road, Herne Hill and Herne Hill Road to rejoin Coldharbour Lane, missing stops from Brixton Station to Shakespeare Road.

    Change for Piccadilly line to Bounds Green

    • Caledonian Road Underground Station
    • Holloway Road Underground Station
    • Arsenal Underground Station
    • Finsbury Park Underground Station
    • Manor House Underground Station
    • Turnpike Lane Underground Station
    • Wood Green Underground Station
    • Bounds Green Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

    NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

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      Travel disruption notes

      We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

      Elephant & Castle to Bounds Green

      Leave at 05:49 and arrive at 06:25
      Journey time 36 mins
      You will need to make 2 changes

      Start with Northern line to King's Cross St.Pancras

      • Borough Underground Station
      • London Bridge Underground Station
      • Bank Underground Station
      • Moorgate Underground Station
      • Old Street Underground Station
      • Angel Underground Station
      • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      ELEPHANT & CASTLE UNDERGROUND STATION: From Monday 4 January until late May 2021, the Northern line ticket hall will operate as exit only every Monday to Friday between 0700 and 1000 and 1600 and 1900. This is while lift maintenance work takes place. At these times you should enter the station through the ticket hall on the opposite side of Elephant Square.

      NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

      Change for Piccadilly line to Bounds Green

      • Caledonian Road Underground Station
      • Holloway Road Underground Station
      • Arsenal Underground Station
      • Finsbury Park Underground Station
      • Manor House Underground Station
      • Turnpike Lane Underground Station
      • Wood Green Underground Station
      • Bounds Green Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

      NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

      Buses

      Average journey time: 1 hour 06 mins

      Cycle

      Average journey time: 59 mins

      Travel ticket costs

      Tube tickets for a tube trip between Elephant & Castle and Bounds Green cost from £2.80 to £5.50


      Return journey: Bounds Green to Elephant & Castle

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      Fequently asked questions

      The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Bounds Green by train is 35 mins

      There are Covid related travel restrictions in place at the moment, and while travel is permitted, people are asked to minimise travel and stay local as much as possible. Face masks are mandatory on public transport.

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