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

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 48 mins

Elephant & Castle to Lewisham

Leave at 06:33 and arrive at 07:21
Journey time 48 mins
You will need to make 5 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. 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.

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed Please use Lewisham Station stop 'B' to catch your bus

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Jubilee line to Canary Wharf

  • Southwark Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bermondsey Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf 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. 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, Canary Wharf Station is expected to be 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. For alternative access to the City, use DLR sevices to Bank, or via Greenwich to change to National Rail services for London Bridge.

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed Please use Lewisham Station stop 'B' to catch your bus

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Walk to Heron Quays

  • Heron Quays

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use next or previous stop to catch your bus

Change for DLR to Lewisham DLR Station

  • South Quay DLR Station
  • Crossharbour DLR Station
  • Mudchute DLR Station
  • Island Gardens DLR Station
  • Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station
  • Greenwich DLR Station
  • Deptford Bridge DLR Station
  • Elverson Road DLR Station
  • Lewisham DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use next or previous stop to catch your bus

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed Please use Lewisham Station stop 'B' to catch your bus

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Walk to Lewisham Rail Station

  • Lewisham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed Please use Lewisham Station stop 'B' to catch your bus

Bus Stop Closed

Elephant & Castle to Lewisham

Leave at 06:53 and arrive at 07:41
Journey time 48 mins
You will need to make 5 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. 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 Canary Wharf

  • Southwark Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bermondsey Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf 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. 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, Canary Wharf Station is expected to be 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. For alternative access to the City, use DLR sevices to Bank, or via Greenwich to change to National Rail services for London Bridge.

Change for Walk to Heron Quays

  • Heron Quays

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use next or previous stop to catch your bus

Change for DLR to Lewisham DLR Station

  • South Quay DLR Station
  • Crossharbour DLR Station
  • Mudchute DLR Station
  • Island Gardens DLR Station
  • Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station
  • Greenwich DLR Station
  • Deptford Bridge DLR Station
  • Elverson Road DLR Station
  • Lewisham DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use next or previous stop to catch your bus

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed Please use Lewisham Station stop 'B' to catch your bus

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Walk to Lewisham Rail Station

  • Lewisham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed Please use Lewisham Station stop 'B' to catch your bus

Bus Stop Closed

Elephant & Castle to Lewisham

Leave at 07:03 and arrive at 07:51
Journey time 48 mins
You will need to make 5 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. 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 Canary Wharf

  • Southwark Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bermondsey Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf 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. 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, Canary Wharf Station is expected to be 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. For alternative access to the City, use DLR sevices to Bank, or via Greenwich to change to National Rail services for London Bridge.

Change for Walk to Heron Quays

  • Heron Quays

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use next or previous stop to catch your bus

Change for DLR to Lewisham DLR Station

  • South Quay DLR Station
  • Crossharbour DLR Station
  • Mudchute DLR Station
  • Island Gardens DLR Station
  • Cutty Sark (for Maritime Greenwich) DLR Station
  • Greenwich DLR Station
  • Deptford Bridge DLR Station
  • Elverson Road DLR Station
  • Lewisham DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use next or previous stop to catch your bus

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed Please use Lewisham Station stop 'B' to catch your bus

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Walk to Lewisham Rail Station

  • Lewisham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed Please use Lewisham Station stop 'B' to catch your bus

Bus Stop Closed

Buses

Average journey time: 33 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 35 mins

Return journey: Lewisham to Elephant & Castle


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The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Lewisham by train is 48 mins

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