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

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Average journey time: 1 hour 05 mins

Elephant & Castle to Acton Central

Leave at 00:43 and arrive at 02:08
Journey time 01:25
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Northern line to Stockwell

  • Kennington Underground Station
  • Oval Underground Station
  • Stockwell 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 .

Change for Victoria line to Oxford Circus

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

Travel disruption notes

RMT STRIKE ACTION: There is planned strike action every Friday and Saturday night between 2030 and 0429 the following morning until Sunday 19 June. Central and Victoria lines could be affected. A good service is expected on the Victoria line (including Night Tube). A regular service is expected on the Central line (at least two trains per hour through central London). Please check your travel if you are using these lines before 0600 on Saturday or Sundays. All other Tube lines will run their normal daytime services during these strikes, with the last Tubes in central London leaving around 01:00 and starting again at 05:30.

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.

Change for Central line to North 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
  • North Acton Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

RMT STRIKE ACTION: There is planned strike action every Friday and Saturday night between 2030 and 0429 the following morning until Sunday 19 June. Central and Victoria lines could be affected. A good service is expected on the Victoria line (including Night Tube). A regular service is expected on the Central line (at least two trains per hour through central London). Please check your travel if you are using these lines before 0600 on Saturday or Sundays. All other Tube lines will run their normal daytime services during these strikes, with the last Tubes in central London leaving around 01:00 and starting again at 05:30.

Central Line: Minor delays due to train cancellations.

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.

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Walk to Acton Central Station

    Travel disruption notes

    Bus Stop Closed

    Elephant & Castle to Acton Central

    Leave at 05:46 and arrive at 06:32
    Journey time 46 mins
    You will need to make 2 changes

    Start with Bakerloo line to Willesden Junction

    • 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
    • Marylebone Underground Station
    • Edgware Road (Bakerloo) Underground Station
    • Paddington Underground Station
    • Warwick Avenue Underground Station
    • Maida Vale Underground Station
    • Kilburn Park Underground Station
    • Queen's Park Underground Station
    • Kensal Green Underground Station
    • Willesden Junction 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.

    Change for London Overground to Acton Central Rail Station

    • Acton Central Rail Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Buses

    Average journey time: 46 mins

    Cycle

    Average journey time: 58 mins

    Travel ticket costs

    Tube tickets for a tube trip between Elephant & Castle and Acton Central cost from £2.80 to £5.50


    Return journey: Acton Central 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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    What is the average journey time between Elephant & Castle and Acton Central by London Underground?

    The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Acton Central by train is 1 hour 05 mins

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