Elephant & Castle to Great Portland Street - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 1 hour 39 mins

Elephant & Castle to Great Portland Street

Leave at 00:43 and arrive at 04:58
Journey time 04:15
You will need to make 5 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 .

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.

Change for Victoria line to Oxford Circus

  • Vauxhall Underground Station
  • Pimlico Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus 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, Oxford Circus 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 Central line to White City

  • Bond Street Underground Station
  • Marble Arch Underground Station
  • Lancaster Gate Underground Station
  • Queensway Underground Station
  • Notting Hill Gate Underground Station
  • Holland Park Underground Station
  • Shepherd's Bush (Central) Underground Station
  • White City 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.

Central Line: Minor delays due to train cancellations.

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, Oxford Circus 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 Walk to Wood Lane

  • Wood Lane

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Circle line to Great Portland Street

  • Latimer Road Underground Station
  • Ladbroke Grove Underground Station
  • Westbourne Park Underground Station
  • Royal Oak Underground Station
  • Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
  • Edgware Road (Circle Line) Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Circle Line: Minor delays clockwise due to train cancellations. GOOD SERVICE anticlockwise.

Elephant & Castle to Great Portland Street

Leave at 05:37 and arrive at 05:58
Journey time 21 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Baker Street

  • Lambeth North Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station
  • Embankment Underground Station
  • Charing Cross Underground Station
  • Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Regent's Park Underground Station
  • Baker Street 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.

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.

Change for Metropolitan line to Great Portland Street

  • Great Portland Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Elephant & Castle to Great Portland Street

Leave at 05:46 and arrive at 06:08
Journey time 22 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Baker Street

  • Lambeth North Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station
  • Embankment Underground Station
  • Charing Cross Underground Station
  • Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Regent's Park Underground Station
  • Baker Street 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.

Change for Metropolitan line to Great Portland Street

  • Great Portland Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Buses

Average journey time: 22 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 22 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Elephant & Castle and Great Portland Street cost from £2.40 to £5.50


Return journey: Great Portland Street 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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The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Great Portland Street by train is 1 hour 39 mins

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