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Average journey time: 47 mins

Elephant & Castle to South Ruislip

Leave at 23:31 and arrive at 00:19
Journey time 48 mins
You will need to make 3 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

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.

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, Oxford Circus 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. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

WESTMINSTER BRIDGE / VICTORIA EMBANKMENT: Routes 12 148 159 211 453 N53 N109 N155 N381 diverted both ways via Parliament Square, Millbank, Lambeth Bridge, Lambeth Palace Road and Westminster Bridge roundabout between approximately 21:00 and 06:00 during overnight barrier works.

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.

Change for Central line to South Ruislip

  • 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
  • White City Underground Station
  • East Acton Underground Station
  • North Acton Underground Station
  • Hanger Lane Underground Station
  • Perivale Underground Station
  • Greenford Underground Station
  • Northolt Underground Station
  • South Ruislip 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, Oxford Circus 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. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

PARK ROYAL ROAD: Routes 260 and 487 are on diversion due to a burst water main. Buses towards North Acton are diverted via Minerva Road and Chase Road missing the stops Gorst Road, Gypsy Corner (Stop T) and Chase Road. Buses towards Central Middlesex Hospital are diverted via Chase Road and Standard Road missing the stops Victoria Road and Gorst Road.

Bus Stop Closed Buses are on diversion due to a burst water main at Park Royal Road. See tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

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    Travel disruption notes

    PARK ROYAL ROAD: Routes 260 and 487 are on diversion due to a burst water main. Buses towards North Acton are diverted via Minerva Road and Chase Road missing the stops Gorst Road, Gypsy Corner (Stop T) and Chase Road. Buses towards Central Middlesex Hospital are diverted via Chase Road and Standard Road missing the stops Victoria Road and Gorst Road.

    Bus Stop Closed Buses are on diversion due to a burst water main at Park Royal Road. See tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

    Elephant & Castle to South Ruislip

    Leave at 23:41 and arrive at 00:29
    Journey time 48 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

    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.

    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, Oxford Circus 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. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

    WESTMINSTER BRIDGE / VICTORIA EMBANKMENT: Routes 12 148 159 211 453 N53 N109 N155 N381 diverted both ways via Parliament Square, Millbank, Lambeth Bridge, Lambeth Palace Road and Westminster Bridge roundabout between approximately 21:00 and 06:00 during overnight barrier works.

    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.

    Change for Central line to South Ruislip

    • 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
    • White City Underground Station
    • East Acton Underground Station
    • North Acton Underground Station
    • Hanger Lane Underground Station
    • Perivale Underground Station
    • Greenford Underground Station
    • Northolt Underground Station
    • South Ruislip 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, Oxford Circus 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. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

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      Travel disruption notes

      Bus Stop Closed Due to gas works on High Road Wembley tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

      Bus Stop Closed Due to gas works on High Road Wembley tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

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        Travel disruption notes

        HIGH STREET,HA3; From 08:00 Monday 17 January to 08:00 Saturday 30 April, routes 140 182 186 258 340 640 N18 and N140 towards Harrow Weald are on diversion via Palmerston Road due to resurfacing works. Buses will miss the stop The Wealdstone Centre.

        Bus Stop Closed Due to gas works on High Road Wembley tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

        Bus Stop Closed Due to gas works on High Road Wembley tfl.gov.uk/bus/status

        Elephant & Castle to South Ruislip

        Leave at 23:52 and arrive at 00:39
        Journey time 47 mins
        You will need to make 2 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

        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.

        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, Oxford Circus 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. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

        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.

        Change for Central line to South Ruislip

        • 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
        • White City Underground Station
        • East Acton Underground Station
        • North Acton Underground Station
        • Hanger Lane Underground Station
        • Perivale Underground Station
        • Greenford Underground Station
        • Northolt Underground Station
        • South Ruislip 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, Oxford Circus 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. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

        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.

        HIGH STREET,HA3; From 08:00 Monday 17 January to 08:00 Saturday 30 April, routes 140 182 186 258 340 640 N18 and N140 towards Harrow Weald are on diversion via Palmerston Road due to resurfacing works. Buses will miss the stop The Wealdstone Centre.

        Buses

        Average journey time: 1 hour 42 mins

        Cycle

        Average journey time: 1 hour 45 mins

        Travel ticket costs

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


        Return journey: South Ruislip 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 South Ruislip by train is 47 mins

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