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

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 2 hours 14 mins

Elephant & Castle to West Acton

Leave at 00:29 and arrive at 05:54
Journey time 05:25
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Northern line to Moorgate

  • Borough Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station
  • Moorgate 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 Hammersmith & City line to Edgware Road (Circle Line)

  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Euston Square Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Edgware Road (Circle Line) 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.

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Thursday 15 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Thursday 15 until 06:00 on Friday 16 April.

Change for Hammersmith & City line to Wood Lane

  • Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
  • Royal Oak Underground Station
  • Westbourne Park Underground Station
  • Ladbroke Grove Underground Station
  • Latimer Road Underground Station
  • Wood Lane Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City 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.

Change for Walk to White City

  • White City

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Central line to West Acton

  • East Acton Underground Station
  • North Acton Underground Station
  • West Acton Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Elephant & Castle to West Acton

Leave at 05:46 and arrive at 06:22
Journey time 36 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

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.

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey are disrupted on Wednesday 7 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Wednesday 7 until 06:00 Thursday 8 April.

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Thursday 15 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Thursday 15 until 06:00 on Friday 16 April.

Change for Central line to West Acton

  • 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
  • West Acton Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. 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 West Acton

Leave at 05:56 and arrive at 06:38
Journey time 42 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Northern line to Bank

  • Borough Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bank 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.

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey are disrupted on Wednesday 7 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Wednesday 7 until 06:00 Thursday 8 April.

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Thursday 15 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Thursday 15 until 06:00 on Friday 16 April.

Change for Central line to West Acton

  • St. Paul's Underground Station
  • Chancery Lane Underground Station
  • Holborn Underground Station
  • Tottenham Court Road Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • 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
  • West Acton Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey are disrupted on Wednesday 7 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Wednesday 7 until 06:00 Thursday 8 April.

We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. 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.

GARWAY ROAD, W2: Route 70 to South Kensington is diverted due to Thames Water utility works. Buses are diverting via Inverness Terrace, with no service to Bus Stop N, ‘Whiteleys’.

LADBROKE GROVE, W10: From Saturday 6 April until Sunday 30 May, Route 70 is diverted in both directions due to Kensington & Chelsea Council works. Buses are diverting via Cambridge Gardens and St Mark’s Road, with no service to ‘Barlby Gardens’ bus stop in either direction.

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Thursday 15 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Thursday 15 until 06:00 on Friday 16 April.

Buses

Average journey time: 1 hour 11 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 1 hour 05 mins

Return journey: West Acton to Elephant & Castle

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