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

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 2 hours 44 mins

Elephant & Castle to South Kensington

Leave at 00:43 and arrive at 05:48
Journey time 05:05
You will need to make 3 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.

Change for Victoria line to Victoria

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

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Circle line to South Kensington

  • Sloane Square Underground Station
  • South Kensington 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.

SOUTH KENSINGTON STATION: Saturday 27 February until March 2022, closed to Piccadilly line trains. Please use District line trains instead.

Elephant & Castle to South Kensington

Leave at 05:37 and arrive at 06:00
Journey time 23 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Embankment

  • Lambeth North Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station
  • Embankment 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 Circle line or District line to South Kensington

  • Westminster Underground Station
  • St. James's Park Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station
  • Sloane Square Underground Station
  • South Kensington 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.

SOUTH KENSINGTON STATION: Saturday 27 February until March 2022, closed to Piccadilly line trains. Please use District line trains instead.

Buses

Average journey time: 35 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 24 mins

Return journey: South Kensington to Elephant & Castle

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