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

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 49 mins

Elephant & Castle to Hornchurch

Leave at 22:37 and arrive at 23:27
Journey time 50 mins
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Northern line to Bank

  • Borough Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Northern Line: Severe delays due to an earlier customer incident. Valid tickets will be accepted on London Buses and Network Rail services.

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 .

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 at Bank /Monument station. All other lines will be operating as normal. Bank / Monument station is expected to be very 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

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

MIDDLESEX STREET: From 18:00 Friday 14 January to 06:00 Monday 17 January and from 18:00 Friday 21 January to 06:00 Monday 24 January, route 343 is terminating at Tower Gateway Station and there is no service from Tower Gateway Station to Aldgate due to a crane operation. Buses towards Peckham will depart from Tower Hill/Tower Gateway Station (Stop TE).

Change for Walk to Monument

  • Monument

Travel disruption notes

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

Change for District line to Hornchurch

  • Tower Hill Underground Station
  • Aldgate East Underground Station
  • Whitechapel Underground Station
  • Stepney Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Bow Road Underground Station
  • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
  • West Ham Underground Station
  • Plaistow Underground Station
  • Upton Park Underground Station
  • East Ham Underground Station
  • Barking Underground Station
  • Upney Underground Station
  • Becontree Underground Station
  • Dagenham Heathway Underground Station
  • Dagenham East Underground Station
  • Elm Park Underground Station
  • Hornchurch Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed

Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

Bus Stop Closed

Change for

    Travel disruption notes

    Bus Stop Closed

    Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

    Bus Stop Closed

    Change for

      Travel disruption notes

      SUTTONS LANE: Routes 252 and 256 are diverted in both directions due to a police incident. Route 252 will not serve stops between Woburn Avenue and Hornchurch Town Centre. Route 256 will not serve stops between St Goerges Hospital and High Street.

      Bus Stop Closed

      Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Bus Stop Closed

      Bus Stop Closed

      Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Bus Stop Closed

      Elephant & Castle to Hornchurch

      Leave at 22:47 and arrive at 23:37
      Journey time 50 mins
      You will need to make 4 changes

      Start with Northern line to Bank

      • Borough Underground Station
      • London Bridge Underground Station
      • Bank Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      Northern Line: Severe delays due to an earlier customer incident. Valid tickets will be accepted on London Buses and Network Rail services.

      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 .

      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 at Bank /Monument station. All other lines will be operating as normal. Bank / Monument station is expected to be very 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

      WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

      MIDDLESEX STREET: From 18:00 Friday 14 January to 06:00 Monday 17 January and from 18:00 Friday 21 January to 06:00 Monday 24 January, route 343 is terminating at Tower Gateway Station and there is no service from Tower Gateway Station to Aldgate due to a crane operation. Buses towards Peckham will depart from Tower Hill/Tower Gateway Station (Stop TE).

      Change for Walk to Monument

      • Monument

      Travel disruption notes

      WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

      Change for District line to Hornchurch

      • Tower Hill Underground Station
      • Aldgate East Underground Station
      • Whitechapel Underground Station
      • Stepney Green Underground Station
      • Mile End Underground Station
      • Bow Road Underground Station
      • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
      • West Ham Underground Station
      • Plaistow Underground Station
      • Upton Park Underground Station
      • East Ham Underground Station
      • Barking Underground Station
      • Upney Underground Station
      • Becontree Underground Station
      • Dagenham Heathway Underground Station
      • Dagenham East Underground Station
      • Elm Park Underground Station
      • Hornchurch Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      Bus Stop Closed

      Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Bus Stop Closed

      Change for

        Travel disruption notes

        SUTTONS LANE: Routes 252 and 256 are diverted in both directions due to a police incident. Route 252 will not serve stops between Woburn Avenue and Hornchurch Town Centre. Route 256 will not serve stops between St Goerges Hospital and High Street.

        Bus Stop Closed

        Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

        Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

        Bus Stop Closed

        Elephant & Castle to Hornchurch

        Leave at 22:58 and arrive at 23:47
        Journey time 49 mins
        You will need to make 5 changes

        Start with Northern line to Bank

        • Borough Underground Station
        • London Bridge Underground Station
        • Bank Underground Station

        Travel disruption notes

        Northern Line: Severe delays due to an earlier customer incident. Valid tickets will be accepted on London Buses and Network Rail services.

        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 .

        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 at Bank /Monument station. All other lines will be operating as normal. Bank / Monument station is expected to be very 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

        WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

        MIDDLESEX STREET: From 18:00 Friday 14 January to 06:00 Monday 17 January and from 18:00 Friday 21 January to 06:00 Monday 24 January, route 343 is terminating at Tower Gateway Station and there is no service from Tower Gateway Station to Aldgate due to a crane operation. Buses towards Peckham will depart from Tower Hill/Tower Gateway Station (Stop TE).

        Change for Walk to Monument

        • Monument

        Travel disruption notes

        WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

        Change for District line to Hornchurch

        • Tower Hill Underground Station
        • Aldgate East Underground Station
        • Whitechapel Underground Station
        • Stepney Green Underground Station
        • Mile End Underground Station
        • Bow Road Underground Station
        • Bromley-by-Bow Underground Station
        • West Ham Underground Station
        • Plaistow Underground Station
        • Upton Park Underground Station
        • East Ham Underground Station
        • Barking Underground Station
        • Upney Underground Station
        • Becontree Underground Station
        • Dagenham Heathway Underground Station
        • Dagenham East Underground Station
        • Elm Park Underground Station
        • Hornchurch Underground Station

        Travel disruption notes

        Bus Stop Closed

        Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

        Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

        Bus Stop Closed

        Change for

          Travel disruption notes

          Bus Stop Closed

          Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

          Bus Stop Closed

          Change for

            Travel disruption notes

            SUTTONS LANE: Routes 252 and 256 are diverted in both directions due to a police incident. Route 252 will not serve stops between Woburn Avenue and Hornchurch Town Centre. Route 256 will not serve stops between St Goerges Hospital and High Street.

            Bus Stop Closed

            Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

            Bus Stop Closed

            Bus Stop Closed

            Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

            Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

            Bus Stop Closed

            Buses

            Average journey time: 2 hours 04 mins

            Cycle

            Average journey time: 1 hour 45 mins

            Travel ticket costs

            Tube tickets for a tube trip between Elephant & Castle and Hornchurch cost from £3.30 to £6.00


            Return journey: Hornchurch to Elephant & Castle


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

            Fequently asked questions

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

            The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Hornchurch by train is 49 mins

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