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

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Average journey time: 2 hours 05 mins

Elephant & Castle to Hackney Wick

Leave at 23:22 and arrive at 00:02
Journey time 40 mins
You will need to make 3 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

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 .

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.

Liverpool Street: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to eastbound Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 for help planning your journey.

Change for Victoria line to Highbury & Islington

  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Highbury & Islington 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.

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, Highbury & Islington station is expected to be very 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.

Liverpool Street: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to eastbound Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines due to a faulty lift. Call us on 0343 222 1234 for help planning your journey.

Change for London Overground to Hackney Wick Rail Station

  • Canonbury Rail Station
  • Dalston Kingsland Rail Station
  • Hackney Central Rail Station
  • Homerton Rail Station
  • Hackney Wick Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON OVERGROUND: From Monday 10 until Friday 14 January, trains will run every 30 minutes between Richmond and Willesden Junction, instead of every 12-15 minutes. Trains continue to / start from Stratford. Trains will run every 10-15 minutes between Willesden Junction and Stratford instead of every 6-10 minutes, trains start at / continue to Richmond or Clapham Junction.

Elephant & Castle to Hackney Wick

Leave at 23:47 and arrive at 00:18
Journey time 31 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Northern line to Bank

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

Travel disruption notes

Northern Line: Severe delays due to an earlier customer incident. Valid tickets will be accepted on London Buses and Network Rail services.

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 .

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 at Bank /Monument station. All other lines will be operating as normal. Bank / Monument station is expected to be very 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

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.

MIDDLESEX STREET: From 18:00 Friday 14 January to 06:00 Monday 17 January and from 18:00 Friday 21 January to 06:00 Monday 24 January, route 343 is terminating at Tower Gateway Station and there is no service from Tower Gateway Station to Aldgate due to a crane operation. Buses towards Peckham will depart from Tower Hill/Tower Gateway Station (Stop TE).

Change for Central line to Stratford

  • Liverpool Street Underground Station
  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Stratford 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, there will be no Northern line at Bank /Monument station. All other lines will be operating as normal. Bank / Monument station is expected to be very 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

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, Stratford station is expected to be very 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 London Overground to Hackney Wick Rail Station

  • Hackney Wick Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON OVERGROUND: From Monday 10 until Friday 14 January, trains will run every 30 minutes between Richmond and Willesden Junction, instead of every 12-15 minutes. Trains continue to / start from Stratford. Trains will run every 10-15 minutes between Willesden Junction and Stratford instead of every 6-10 minutes, trains start at / continue to Richmond or Clapham Junction.

Elephant & Castle to Hackney Wick

Leave at 00:43 and arrive at 05:47
Journey time 05:04
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

Northern Line: Severe delays due to an earlier customer incident. Valid tickets will be accepted on London Buses and Network Rail services.

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

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 Stratford

  • Tottenham Court Road Underground Station
  • Holborn Underground Station
  • Chancery Lane Underground Station
  • St. Paul's Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station
  • Bethnal Green Underground Station
  • Mile End Underground Station
  • Stratford 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, 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.

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, Stratford station is expected to be very 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 London Overground to Hackney Wick Rail Station

  • Hackney Wick Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Buses

Average journey time: 51 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 35 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Elephant & Castle and Hackney Wick cost from £2.50 to £5.50


Return journey: Hackney Wick to Elephant & Castle


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The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Hackney Wick by train is 2 hours 05 mins

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