Elephant & Castle to Kensington (Olympia) - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 2 hours 17 mins

Elephant & Castle to Kensington (Olympia)

Leave at 00:43 and arrive at 06:10
Journey time 05:27
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

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.

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey are disrupted on Wednesday 7 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Wednesday 7 until 06:00 Thursday 8 April.

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Thursday 15 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Thursday 15 until 06:00 on Friday 16 April.

Change for Victoria line to Victoria

  • Vauxhall Underground Station
  • Pimlico Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed Please use next stop or previous For Route 27 use temporary stop prior to Addison Bridge

Change for District line to Earl's Court

  • Sloane Square Underground Station
  • South Kensington Underground Station
  • Gloucester Road Underground Station
  • Earl's Court Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line 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

Change for District line to West Brompton

  • West Brompton Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

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

Change for London Overground to Kensington (Olympia) Rail Station

  • Kensington (Olympia) Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use next stop or previous For Route 27 use temporary stop prior to Addison Bridge

Elephant & Castle to Kensington (Olympia)

Leave at 05:37 and arrive at 06:17
Journey time 40 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus

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

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey are disrupted on Wednesday 7 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Wednesday 7 until 06:00 Thursday 8 April.

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Thursday 15 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Thursday 15 until 06:00 on Friday 16 April.

Change for Central line to Shepherd's Bush (Central Line) Underground Stn

  • 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

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use next stop or previous For Route 27 use temporary stop prior to Addison Bridge

Change for Walk to Shepherd's Bush Rail Station

  • Shepherd's Bush Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Kensington (Olympia) Rail Station

  • Kensington (Olympia) Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use next stop or previous For Route 27 use temporary stop prior to Addison Bridge

Elephant & Castle to Kensington (Olympia)

Leave at 05:46 and arrive at 06:32
Journey time 46 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus

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

Change for Central line to Shepherd's Bush (Central Line) Underground Stn

  • 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

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Shepherd's Bush Rail Station

  • Shepherd's Bush Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Kensington (Olympia) Rail Station

  • Kensington (Olympia) Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use next stop or previous For Route 27 use temporary stop prior to Addison Bridge

Buses

Average journey time: 38 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 36 mins

Return journey: Kensington (Olympia) to Elephant & Castle

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