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

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Average journey time: 43 mins

Elephant & Castle to Rayners Lane

Leave at 22:43 and arrive at 23:26
Journey time 43 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

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 Metropolitan line to Rayners Lane

  • Finchley Road Underground Station
  • Wembley Park Underground Station
  • Preston Road Underground Station
  • Northwick Park Underground Station
  • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
  • West Harrow Underground Station
  • Rayners Lane Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

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

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

Elephant & Castle to Rayners Lane

Leave at 22:49 and arrive at 23:33
Journey time 44 mins
You will need to make 3 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

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 Metropolitan line to Rayners Lane

  • Finchley Road Underground Station
  • Wembley Park Underground Station
  • Preston Road Underground Station
  • Northwick Park Underground Station
  • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
  • West Harrow Underground Station
  • Rayners Lane Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

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

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

Change for

    Travel disruption notes

    LILIAN BROAD WAY, UB6: Due to a burst water main, ROUTE 398 starts and terminates at Reading Road stops.

    Elephant & Castle to Rayners Lane

    Leave at 22:52 and arrive at 23:35
    Journey time 43 mins
    You will need to make 3 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

    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 Metropolitan line to Rayners Lane

    • Finchley Road Underground Station
    • Wembley Park Underground Station
    • Preston Road Underground Station
    • Northwick Park Underground Station
    • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
    • West Harrow Underground Station
    • Rayners Lane Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

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

    We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

    Change for

      Travel disruption notes

      We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this 200 extra buses on our network continue to operate. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

      Buses

      Average journey time: 1 hour 48 mins

      Cycle

      Average journey time: 1 hour 40 mins

      Travel ticket costs

      Tube tickets for a tube trip between Elephant & Castle and Rayners Lane cost from £3.20 to £6.00


      Return journey: Rayners Lane to Elephant & Castle

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      Fequently asked questions

      The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Rayners Lane by train is 43 mins

      There are Covid related travel restrictions in place at the moment, and while travel is permitted, people are asked to minimise travel and stay local as much as possible. Face masks are mandatory on public transport.

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