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

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 2 hours 37 mins

Elephant & Castle to Watford

Leave at 00:43 and arrive at 06:35
Journey time 05:52
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Northern line to Stockwell

  • Kennington Underground Station
  • Oval Underground Station
  • Stockwell Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Victoria line to Green Park

  • Vauxhall Underground Station
  • Pimlico Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Green Park: There is no down escalator to the Jubilee line before 10:00 Monday to Friday.

Green Park is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks/ in the evenings and at weekends. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Change for Jubilee line to Finchley Road

  • Bond Street Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • St. John's Wood Underground Station
  • Swiss Cottage Underground Station
  • Finchley Road Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Green Park: There is no down escalator to the Jubilee line before 10:00 Monday to Friday.

Green Park is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks/ in the evenings and at weekends. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Change for Metropolitan line to Wembley Park

  • Wembley Park Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Metropolitan line to Watford

  • Preston Road Underground Station
  • Northwick Park Underground Station
  • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
  • North Harrow Underground Station
  • Pinner Underground Station
  • Northwood Hills Underground Station
  • Northwood Underground Station
  • Moor Park Underground Station
  • Croxley Underground Station
  • Watford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CLARENDON ROAD, WD1: Due to roadworks, ROUTES 142 AND 258 are currently on diversion, missing the stop 'St John's Road' towards Watford Junction and the stop 'Clarendon Road' towards Brent Cross/South Harrow. Buses are diverted via Beechen Grove, St Albans Road and Station Road.

Elephant & Castle to Watford

Leave at 05:46 and arrive at 06:47
Journey time 01:01
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

REGENT STREET, W1: From 22:00 Sunday 17 October until 06:00 Monday 1 November, NIGHTLY, ROUTE 12 is cut short to Trafalgar Square, ROUTE 94 to Oxford Circus, ROUTE 139 to Marble Arch and ROUTE N15 towards Oxford Circus to Trafalgar Square, Northumberland Avenue following the closure of Regent Street between Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus to install the festive lights.

Change for Metropolitan line to Watford

  • Finchley Road Underground Station
  • Wembley Park Underground Station
  • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
  • North Harrow Underground Station
  • Pinner Underground Station
  • Northwood Hills Underground Station
  • Northwood Underground Station
  • Moor Park Underground Station
  • Croxley Underground Station
  • Watford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HARROW ROAD / THIRD AVENUE: Routes 18 N18 28 228 diverted both ways during road resurfacing works during the night 20:00 to 06:00. Routes 18 N18 via Harrow Road, Kilburn Lane, Fernhead Road, Shirland Road, Chippenham Road and Elgin Avenue. Route 28 via Great Western Road, Elkstone Road, Golborne Road, Kensal Road, Ladbroke Grove and Kilburn Lane. Route 228 terminates and departs from Sainsbury's, Ladbroke Grove.

REGENT STREET, W1: From 22:00 Sunday 17 October until 06:00 Monday 1 November, NIGHTLY, ROUTES 88 453 N18 are on diversion in both directions via Shaftsbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Oxford Street following the closure of Regent Street between Oxford Circus and Piccadilly Circus to install the festive lights. Buses are unable to serve Piccadilly Circus to Oxford Circus stops.

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    Travel disruption notes

    CLARENDON ROAD, WD1: Due to roadworks, ROUTES 142 AND 258 are currently on diversion, missing the stop 'St John's Road' towards Watford Junction and the stop 'Clarendon Road' towards Brent Cross/South Harrow. Buses are diverted via Beechen Grove, St Albans Road and Station Road.

    Elephant & Castle to Watford

    Leave at 05:56 and arrive at 06:55
    Journey time 59 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

    None known at this time

    Change for Metropolitan line to Watford

    • Finchley Road Underground Station
    • Wembley Park Underground Station
    • Preston Road Underground Station
    • Northwick Park Underground Station
    • Harrow-on-the-Hill Underground Station
    • North Harrow Underground Station
    • Pinner Underground Station
    • Northwood Hills Underground Station
    • Northwood Underground Station
    • Moor Park Underground Station
    • Croxley Underground Station
    • Watford Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Buses

    Average journey time: 2 hours 28 mins

    Cycle

    Average journey time: 2 hours 28 mins

    Travel ticket costs

    Tube tickets for a tube trip between Elephant & Castle and Watford cost from £4.20 to £7.50


    Return journey: Watford to Elephant & Castle


    Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

    Fequently asked questions

    The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Watford by train is 2 hours 37 mins

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