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

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 37 mins

Elephant & Castle to Kensal Rise

Leave at 09:34 and arrive at 10:10
Journey time 36 mins
You will need to make 4 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

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.

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 Jubilee line to West Hampstead

  • St. John's Wood Underground Station
  • Swiss Cottage Underground Station
  • Finchley Road Underground Station
  • West Hampstead Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

SHIRLAND ROAD, W9: ROUTE 6 towards Willesden Bus Garage is on diversion via Maida Vale and Carlton Vale due to an emergency services incident at Shirland Road and will be unable to serve the stops from 'Maida Hill or Paddington' (G) to 'Hansel Road' (MV).

Change for Walk to West Hampstead Overground Station

  • West Hampstead Overground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Kensal Rise Rail Station

  • Brondesbury Rail Station
  • Brondesbury Park Rail Station
  • Kensal Rise Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Elephant & Castle to Kensal Rise

Leave at 09:37 and arrive at 10:15
Journey time 38 mins
You will need to make 4 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

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.

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 Jubilee line to West Hampstead

  • St. John's Wood Underground Station
  • Swiss Cottage Underground Station
  • Finchley Road Underground Station
  • West Hampstead Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

SHIRLAND ROAD, W9: ROUTE 6 towards Willesden Bus Garage is on diversion via Maida Vale and Carlton Vale due to an emergency services incident at Shirland Road and will be unable to serve the stops from 'Maida Hill or Paddington' (G) to 'Hansel Road' (MV).

Change for Walk to West Hampstead Overground Station

  • West Hampstead Overground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Kensal Rise Rail Station

  • Brondesbury Rail Station
  • Brondesbury Park Rail Station
  • Kensal Rise Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Elephant & Castle to Kensal Rise

Leave at 09:43 and arrive at 10:20
Journey time 37 mins
You will need to make 4 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

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.

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 Jubilee line to West Hampstead

  • St. John's Wood Underground Station
  • Swiss Cottage Underground Station
  • Finchley Road Underground Station
  • West Hampstead Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

SHIRLAND ROAD, W9: ROUTE 6 towards Willesden Bus Garage is on diversion via Maida Vale and Carlton Vale due to an emergency services incident at Shirland Road and will be unable to serve the stops from 'Maida Hill or Paddington' (G) to 'Hansel Road' (MV).

Change for Walk to West Hampstead Overground Station

  • West Hampstead Overground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Kensal Rise Rail Station

  • Brondesbury Rail Station
  • Brondesbury Park Rail Station
  • Kensal Rise Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Buses

Average journey time: 1 hour 00 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 47 mins

Travel ticket costs

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


Return journey: Kensal Rise to Elephant & Castle


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

Frequently asked questions

What is the average journey time between Elephant & Castle and Kensal Rise by London Underground?

The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Kensal Rise by train is 37 mins

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