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Average journey time: 08 mins

Elephant & Castle to Piccadilly Circus

Leave at 19:36 and arrive at 19:44
Journey time 08 mins
This is a direct service

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

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.

REGENT STREET, W1: Due to festive light removal works, nightly (22:00-06:00) from Wednesday 19 January until Tuesday 25 January (except Friday 21 and Saturday 22), ROUTES 12 AND N15 are starting and terminating at Trafalgar Square, and are not serving remaining stops to and from Oxford Circus.

REGENT STREET, W1: Due to festive light removal works, nightly (22:00-06:00) from Wednesday 19 January until Tuesday 25 January (except Friday 21 and Saturday 22), ROUTE 139 is starting and terminating at Orchard Street, and is not serving remaining stops to and from Waterloo.

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.

Elephant & Castle to Piccadilly Circus

Leave at 19:40 and arrive at 19:48
Journey time 08 mins
This is a direct service

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

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.

REGENT STREET, W1: Due to festive light removal works, nightly (22:00-06:00) from Wednesday 19 January until Tuesday 25 January (except Friday 21 and Saturday 22), ROUTES 12 AND N15 are starting and terminating at Trafalgar Square, and are not serving remaining stops to and from Oxford Circus.

REGENT STREET, W1: Due to festive light removal works, nightly (22:00-06:00) from Wednesday 19 January until Tuesday 25 January (except Friday 21 and Saturday 22), ROUTE 139 is starting and terminating at Orchard Street, and is not serving remaining stops to and from Waterloo.

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.

Elephant & Castle to Piccadilly Circus

Leave at 19:44 and arrive at 19:52
Journey time 08 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

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.

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    Travel disruption notes

    REGENT STREET, W1: Due to festive light removal works, nightly (22:00-06:00) from Wednesday 19 January until Tuesday 25 January (except Friday 21 and Saturday 22), ROUTES 88 453 AND N18 are on diversion in both directions, missing stops 'Piccadilly Circus' (E & F), 'Conduit Street / Hamleys Toy Store' (M & T), 'Oxford Circus Station' (RC & RG) and 'Beak Street / Hamleys Toy Store' (V). Buses are diverted via Shaftesbury Avenue and Oxford Street.

    Buses

    Average journey time: 19 mins

    Cycle

    Average journey time: 16 mins

    Travel ticket costs

    Tube tickets for a tube trip between Elephant & Castle and Piccadilly Circus cost from £2.40 to £5.50


    Return journey: Piccadilly Circus 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 Piccadilly Circus by train is 08 mins

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