Elephant & Castle to Finchley Central - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 3 hours 03 mins

Elephant & Castle to Finchley Central

Leave at 00:43 and arrive at 06:06
Journey time 05:23
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Northern line to Stockwell

  • Kennington Underground Station
  • Oval Underground Station
  • Stockwell Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, there will be no Northern line from Elephant & Castle. The Bakerloo line will operate as normal. Elephant & Castle Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. For alternative access to the City, consider taking bus route 733, cycling or using the Thameslink services .

Change for Victoria line to Euston

  • Vauxhall Underground Station
  • Pimlico Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

RMT STRIKE ACTION: There is planned strike action every Friday and Saturday night between 2030 and 0429 the following morning until Sunday 19 June. Central and Victoria lines could be affected. A good service is expected on the Victoria line (including Night Tube). A regular service is expected on the Central line (at least two trains per hour through central London). Please check your travel if you are using these lines before 0600 on Saturday or Sundays. All other Tube lines will run their normal daytime services during these strikes, with the last Tubes in central London leaving around 01:00 and starting again at 05:30.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Euston Station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. . There will also be a reduced Northern line service into Moorgate. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

SHIRLAND ROAD / SUTHERLAND ROAD: Routes 6 187 are diverted both ways via Elgin Avenue and Randolph Avenue between approximately 20:00 and 06:00 each night during road resurfacing works.

PICCADILLY: From 22:00 - 06:00 nightly, starting on Friday 14 January and ending on Sunday 16 January, routes 6 9 N9 and N97 are on diversion from Trafalgar Square to Green Park Station due to festive light removal works. Buses will miss the stops Regent Street/St James, Piccadilly Circus, Old Bond Street/Royal Academy, Haymarket/Jermyn Street and Haymarket/Charles II Street.

POUND LANE: Routes 6, 226, 297 are diverted due to a collision at Pound Lane. ROUTE 6 will not serve stops between Willesden Sports Centre and Willesden Bus Garage. ROUTE 226 will not serve stops between Willesden Centre for Health and Care and Pound Lane. ROUTE 297 will stop and start at Neasden Lane Roundabout, missing stops between Willesden Magistrates Court and Pound Lane / Willesden Bus Garage.

Change for Northern line to Finchley Central

  • Mornington Crescent Underground Station
  • Camden Town Underground Station
  • Kentish Town Underground Station
  • Tufnell Park Underground Station
  • Archway Underground Station
  • Highgate Underground Station
  • East Finchley Underground Station
  • Finchley Central Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Euston Station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. . There will also be a reduced Northern line service into Moorgate. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Elephant & Castle to Finchley Central

Leave at 05:37 and arrive at 06:21
Journey time 44 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Charing Cross

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

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, there will be no Northern line from Elephant & Castle. The Bakerloo line will operate as normal. Elephant & Castle Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. For alternative access to the City, consider taking bus route 733, cycling or using the Thameslink services .

NORTHERN LINE: From Saturday 15 January until mid May 2022, no service between Moorgate and Kennington due to major upgrade works. London Buses Route 733 will operate between Moorgate and Oval via Bank, London Bridge, Borough, Elephant & Castle and Kennington on Monday to Friday.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Charing Cross Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for Northern line to Finchley Central

  • Leicester Square Underground Station
  • Tottenham Court Road Underground Station
  • Goodge Street Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station
  • Mornington Crescent Underground Station
  • Camden Town Underground Station
  • Kentish Town Underground Station
  • Tufnell Park Underground Station
  • Archway Underground Station
  • Highgate Underground Station
  • East Finchley Underground Station
  • Finchley Central Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NORTHERN LINE: Saturday 15 January, no service between Euston (Bank Branch) / Charing Cross and Stockwell / Battersea Power Station.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Charing Cross Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Buses

Average journey time: 59 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 1 hour 06 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Elephant & Castle and Finchley Central cost from £2.90 to £6.00


Return journey: Finchley Central to Elephant & Castle


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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What is the average journey time between Elephant & Castle and Finchley Central by London Underground?

The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Finchley Central by train is 3 hours 03 mins

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