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

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 39 mins

Elephant & Castle to Poplar DLR

Leave at 12:51 and arrive at 13:31
Journey time 40 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Embankment

  • Lambeth North Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station
  • Embankment 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.

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, Embankment station is expected to be exceptionally busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please avoid interchanging at this station during these times if possible. For alternative access to the City, consider walking, cycling or taking bus routes 11 or 15.

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 Circle line to Monument

  • Temple Underground Station
  • Blackfriars Underground Station
  • Mansion House Underground Station
  • Cannon Street Underground Station
  • Monument 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, Embankment station is expected to be exceptionally busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please avoid interchanging at this station during these times if possible. For alternative access to the City, consider walking, cycling or taking bus routes 11 or 15.

Change for Walk to Bank

  • Bank

Travel disruption notes

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.

Blackwall: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available for trains towards Canning Town due to planned maintainance. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

Change for DLR to Poplar DLR Station

  • Shadwell DLR Station
  • Limehouse DLR Station
  • Westferry DLR Station
  • Poplar DLR Station

Travel disruption notes

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.

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.

Blackwall: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available for trains towards Canning Town due to planned maintainance. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

Elephant & Castle to Poplar DLR

Leave at 12:55 and arrive at 13:34
Journey time 39 mins
You will need to make 3 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.

NEW ROUTE 733 from Monday 17 January: New Monday to Friday daytime route 733 will operate between Oval Station and Moorgate, Finsbury Square via Kennington Park Road, Kennington Station, Elephant & Castle, Borough, London Bridge and Bank during the Northern line Bank Branch closure (until mid May). The route will be operated by Tower Transit.

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 Canning Town

  • Southwark Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bermondsey Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf Underground Station
  • North Greenwich Underground Station
  • Canning Town 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, Canning Town 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.

Blackwall: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available for trains towards Canning Town due to planned maintainance. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

Change for DLR to Poplar DLR Station

  • East India DLR Station
  • Blackwall DLR Station
  • Poplar DLR 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, Canning Town 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.

Blackwall: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available for trains towards Canning Town due to planned maintainance. Call us on 0343 222 1234 if you need help planning your journey.

Elephant & Castle to Poplar DLR

Leave at 12:59 and arrive at 13:38
Journey time 39 mins
You will need to make 3 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 Canning Town

  • Southwark Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Bermondsey Underground Station
  • Canada Water Underground Station
  • Canary Wharf Underground Station
  • North Greenwich Underground Station
  • Canning Town 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, Canning Town 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.

Change for DLR to Poplar DLR Station

  • East India DLR Station
  • Blackwall DLR Station
  • Poplar DLR 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, Canning Town 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.

Buses

Average journey time: 1 hour 05 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 29 mins

Travel ticket costs

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


Return journey: Poplar DLR 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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The average journey between Elephant & Castle and Poplar DLR by train is 39 mins

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