Elephant & Castle to Heathrow Terminal 5 - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 3 hours 26 mins

Elephant & Castle to Heathrow Terminal 5

Leave at 23:41 and arrive at 05:30
Journey time 05:49
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 Victoria

  • Vauxhall Underground Station
  • Pimlico Underground Station
  • Victoria Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Thursday 15 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Thursday 15 until 06:00 on Friday 16 April.

Change for District line to Acton Town

  • Sloane Square Underground Station
  • South Kensington Underground Station
  • Gloucester Road Underground Station
  • Earl's Court Underground Station
  • West Kensington Underground Station
  • Barons Court Underground Station
  • Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Underground Station
  • Ravenscourt Park Underground Station
  • Stamford Brook Underground Station
  • Turnham Green Underground Station
  • Chiswick Park Underground Station
  • Acton Town Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District 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.

Change for Piccadilly line to Heathrow Terminal 5

  • South Ealing Underground Station
  • Northfields Underground Station
  • Boston Manor Underground Station
  • Osterley Underground Station
  • Hounslow East Underground Station
  • Hounslow Central Underground Station
  • Hounslow West Underground Station
  • Hatton Cross Underground Station
  • Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station
  • Heathrow Terminal 5 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.

Elephant & Castle to Heathrow Terminal 5

Leave at 05:46 and arrive at 06:50
Journey time 01:04
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Bakerloo line to Piccadilly Circus

  • Lambeth North Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station
  • Embankment Underground Station
  • Charing Cross Underground Station
  • Piccadilly Circus 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.

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Bus Stop Closed

Change for Piccadilly line to Heathrow Terminal 5

  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Hyde Park Corner Underground Station
  • Knightsbridge Underground Station
  • Gloucester Road Underground Station
  • Earl's Court Underground Station
  • Barons Court Underground Station
  • Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Underground Station
  • Turnham Green Underground Station
  • Acton Town Underground Station
  • South Ealing Underground Station
  • Northfields Underground Station
  • Boston Manor Underground Station
  • Osterley Underground Station
  • Hounslow East Underground Station
  • Hounslow Central Underground Station
  • Hounslow West Underground Station
  • Hatton Cross Underground Station
  • Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station
  • Heathrow Terminal 5 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.

Bus Stop Closed

Bus Stop Closed

RATP DEV LONDON STRIKE: RATP Dev London bus services in parts of west, south west and north west London and parts of Surrey may be disrupted on Thursday 15 April. TfL is working hard to minimise potential disruption but customers who need to make journeys are advised to check before they travel. Industrial action would affect services from 00:01 Thursday 15 until 06:00 on Friday 16 April.

Buses

Average journey time: 1 hour 33 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 2 hours 04 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Elephant & Castle and Heathrow Terminal 5 cost from £10.40 to £12.40


Return journey: Heathrow Terminal 5 to Elephant & Castle

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