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

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 19 mins

Elephant & Castle to Southwark

Leave at 23:41 and arrive at 23:59
Journey time 18 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Waterloo

  • Lambeth North Underground Station
  • Waterloo 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.

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. Services resume throughout Monday to Friday from Monday 31 January. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

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, Waterloo station is expected to be exceptionally busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please avoid interchanging to other Tube lines at this station during these times if possible. For alternative access to London Bridge and the City, consider using Southeastern services from nearby Waterloo East, walking or cycling. Check our travel advice page for more information.

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.

Southwark: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

Change for Jubilee line to Southwark

  • Southwark Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. Services resume throughout Monday to Friday from Monday 31 January. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

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, Waterloo station is expected to be exceptionally busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please avoid interchanging to other Tube lines at this station during these times if possible. For alternative access to London Bridge and the City, consider using Southeastern services from nearby Waterloo East, walking or cycling. Check our travel advice page for more information.

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, Southwark station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. The Jubilee line will be operating as normal, though is expected to be very busy between Westminster and Canary Wharf. 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.

Southwark: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

Elephant & Castle to Southwark

Leave at 23:47 and arrive at 00:07
Journey time 20 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Waterloo

  • Lambeth North Underground Station
  • Waterloo 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.

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. Services resume throughout Monday to Friday from Monday 31 January. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

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, Waterloo station is expected to be exceptionally busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please avoid interchanging to other Tube lines at this station during these times if possible. For alternative access to London Bridge and the City, consider using Southeastern services from nearby Waterloo East, walking or cycling. Check our travel advice page for more information.

Change for Jubilee line to Southwark

  • Southwark Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. Services resume throughout Monday to Friday from Monday 31 January. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

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, Waterloo station is expected to be exceptionally busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please avoid interchanging to other Tube lines at this station during these times if possible. For alternative access to London Bridge and the City, consider using Southeastern services from nearby Waterloo East, walking or cycling. Check our travel advice page for more information.

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, Southwark station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. The Jubilee line will be operating as normal, though is expected to be very busy between Westminster and Canary Wharf. 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.

Southwark: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

Elephant & Castle to Southwark

Leave at 23:52 and arrive at 00:12
Journey time 20 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Waterloo

  • Lambeth North Underground Station
  • Waterloo 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.

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. Services resume throughout Monday to Friday from Monday 31 January. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

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, Waterloo station is expected to be exceptionally busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please avoid interchanging to other Tube lines at this station during these times if possible. For alternative access to London Bridge and the City, consider using Southeastern services from nearby Waterloo East, walking or cycling. Check our travel advice page for more information.

Change for Jubilee line to Southwark

  • Southwark Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: Service operates between 06.07 and 10.13 and between 15.23 and 19.11 on weekdays only. Services resume throughout Monday to Friday from Monday 31 January. There is no service on Saturdays and Sundays.

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, Waterloo station is expected to be exceptionally busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please avoid interchanging to other Tube lines at this station during these times if possible. For alternative access to London Bridge and the City, consider using Southeastern services from nearby Waterloo East, walking or cycling. Check our travel advice page for more information.

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, Southwark station is expected to be very busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. The Jubilee line will be operating as normal, though is expected to be very busy between Westminster and Canary Wharf. 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.

Southwark: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

Buses

Average journey time: 06 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 04 mins

Travel ticket costs

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


Return journey: Southwark 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 Southwark by train is 19 mins

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