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

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 2 hours 50 mins

Elephant & Castle to Ponders End

Leave at 00:43 and arrive at 06:44
Journey time 06:01
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

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 Victoria line to Seven Sisters

  • Vauxhall Underground Station
  • Pimlico Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Oxford Circus Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station
  • Euston Underground Station
  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Highbury & Islington Underground Station
  • Finsbury Park Underground Station
  • Seven Sisters Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

SEVEN SISTERS STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

Change for London Overground to Southbury Rail Station

  • Bruce Grove Rail Station
  • White Hart Lane Rail Station
  • Silver Street Rail Station
  • Edmonton Green Rail Station
  • Southbury Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

LONDON OVERGROUND: Until Friday 14 May, we will temporarily be running a reduced service during peak times on weekday London Overground services to and from Bush Hill Park and Enfield Town. There will now be two trains per hour throughout the day in place of the standard four trains per hour peak service. The following trains will not run: Liverpool Street to Enfield Town at 06:45, 07:15, 07:45, 08:07, 08:45, 16:15, 16:45, 17:15, 17:45, 18:15 and 19:22. Enfield Town to Liverpool Street at 06:54. 07:24, 07:54, 08:24, 08:54, 09:24, 17:07, 17:37, 18:07, 18:37 and 19:07. In addition, trains at 08:00 from Liverpool Street to Cheshunt and at 08:43 from Cheshunt to Liverpool Street will not run. This is due to a shortage of staff.

SEVEN SISTERS: No escalator service from the Northbound London Overground platform until further notice.

SEVEN SISTERS STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.

Change for Walk to Ponders End Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Elephant & Castle to Ponders End

    Leave at 05:56 and arrive at 07:05
    Journey time 01:09
    You will need to make 4 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 Hammersmith & City line or Metropolitan line or Circle line to Liverpool Street

    • Liverpool Street 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.

    TFL RAIL: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Stratford, please use London Underground or Greater Anglia connections. The timetable for services between Stratford and Shenfield will be amended, and during peak periods fewer trains than usual will call at stations between Ilford and Gidea Park. Trains are also likely to be busier.

    Change for London Overground to Southbury Rail Station

    • Hackney Downs Rail Station
    • Seven Sisters Rail Station
    • Edmonton Green Rail Station
    • Southbury Rail Station

    Travel disruption notes

    LONDON OVERGROUND: Until Friday 14 May, we will temporarily be running a reduced service during peak times on weekday London Overground services to and from Bush Hill Park and Enfield Town. There will now be two trains per hour throughout the day in place of the standard four trains per hour peak service. The following trains will not run: Liverpool Street to Enfield Town at 06:45, 07:15, 07:45, 08:07, 08:45, 16:15, 16:45, 17:15, 17:45, 18:15 and 19:22. Enfield Town to Liverpool Street at 06:54. 07:24, 07:54, 08:24, 08:54, 09:24, 17:07, 17:37, 18:07, 18:37 and 19:07. In addition, trains at 08:00 from Liverpool Street to Cheshunt and at 08:43 from Cheshunt to Liverpool Street will not run. This is due to a shortage of staff.

    TFL RAIL: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Stratford, please use London Underground or Greater Anglia connections. The timetable for services between Stratford and Shenfield will be amended, and during peak periods fewer trains than usual will call at stations between Ilford and Gidea Park. Trains are also likely to be busier.

    Change for Walk to Ponders End Station

      Travel disruption notes

      None known at this time

      Elephant & Castle to Ponders End

      Leave at 06:15 and arrive at 07:35
      Journey time 01:20
      You will need to make 4 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 Metropolitan line or Circle line to Liverpool Street

      • Liverpool Street Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      METROPOLITAN LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Metropolitan line and parts of the Piccadilly line and Chiltern Railways services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

      TFL RAIL: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Stratford, please use London Underground or Greater Anglia connections. The timetable for services between Stratford and Shenfield will be amended, and during peak periods fewer trains than usual will call at stations between Ilford and Gidea Park. Trains are also likely to be busier.

      Change for London Overground to Southbury Rail Station

      • Bethnal Green Rail Station
      • Cambridge Heath (London) Rail Station
      • London Fields Rail Station
      • Hackney Downs Rail Station
      • Rectory Road Rail Station
      • Stoke Newington Rail Station
      • Stamford Hill Rail Station
      • Seven Sisters Rail Station
      • Bruce Grove Rail Station
      • White Hart Lane Rail Station
      • Silver Street Rail Station
      • Edmonton Green Rail Station
      • Southbury Rail Station

      Travel disruption notes

      LONDON OVERGROUND: Until Friday 14 May, we will temporarily be running a reduced service during peak times on weekday London Overground services to and from Bush Hill Park and Enfield Town. There will now be two trains per hour throughout the day in place of the standard four trains per hour peak service. The following trains will not run: Liverpool Street to Enfield Town at 06:45, 07:15, 07:45, 08:07, 08:45, 16:15, 16:45, 17:15, 17:45, 18:15 and 19:22. Enfield Town to Liverpool Street at 06:54. 07:24, 07:54, 08:24, 08:54, 09:24, 17:07, 17:37, 18:07, 18:37 and 19:07. In addition, trains at 08:00 from Liverpool Street to Cheshunt and at 08:43 from Cheshunt to Liverpool Street will not run. This is due to a shortage of staff.

      TFL RAIL: Tuesday 6 to Friday 9 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Stratford, please use London Underground or Greater Anglia connections. The timetable for services between Stratford and Shenfield will be amended, and during peak periods fewer trains than usual will call at stations between Ilford and Gidea Park. Trains are also likely to be busier.

      Change for Walk to Ponders End Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Buses

        Average journey time: 1 hour 25 mins

        Cycle

        Average journey time: 1 hour 16 mins

        Return journey: Ponders End to Elephant & Castle

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