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Average journey time: 48 mins

Elephant & Castle to Cockfosters

Leave at 00:23 and arrive at 01:13
Journey time 50 mins
You will need to make 2 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.

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Piccadilly line to Cockfosters

  • 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
  • Arnos Grove Underground Station
  • Southgate Underground Station
  • Oakwood Underground Station
  • Cockfosters 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.

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed

CHURCH LANE, N8: Due to Thames Water works, from 12:30 on 7 April to 18:00 on 16 April, Routes 41 N41 and N91 towards Tottenham Hale/Cockfoster Station will be diverted, missing stops 'Crouch End Broadway', 'Tottenham Lane YMCA' and 'Hornsey Police Station'. Buses are diverted via Park Road, Priory Road and High Street.

Elephant & Castle to Cockfosters

Leave at 05:41 and arrive at 06:28
Journey time 47 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.

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

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 Cockfosters

  • 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
  • Arnos Grove Underground Station
  • Southgate Underground Station
  • Oakwood Underground Station
  • Cockfosters 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.

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

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.

Elephant & Castle to Cockfosters

Leave at 05:49 and arrive at 06:38
Journey time 49 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.

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

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 Cockfosters

  • 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
  • Arnos Grove Underground Station
  • Southgate Underground Station
  • Oakwood Underground Station
  • Cockfosters 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.

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

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 13 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 1 hour 28 mins

Return journey: Cockfosters to Elephant & Castle

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