Hornchurch to Kennington - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 1 hour 16 mins

Hornchurch to Kennington

Leave at 06:48 and arrive at 08:05
Journey time 01:17
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with District line to West Ham

  • Elm Park Underground Station
  • Dagenham East Underground Station
  • Dagenham Heathway Underground Station
  • Becontree Underground Station
  • Upney Underground Station
  • Barking Underground Station
  • East Ham Underground Station
  • Upton Park Underground Station
  • Plaistow Underground Station
  • West Ham Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

Change for Jubilee line to Waterloo

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

Change for Bakerloo line to Elephant & Castle

  • Lambeth North Underground Station
  • Elephant & Castle 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, 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.

Change for Walk to Kennington 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.

    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).

    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.

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      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.

      Hornchurch to Kennington

      Leave at 06:53 and arrive at 08:10
      Journey time 01:17
      You will need to make 5 changes

      Start with District line to West Ham

      • Elm Park Underground Station
      • Dagenham East Underground Station
      • Dagenham Heathway Underground Station
      • Becontree Underground Station
      • Upney Underground Station
      • Barking Underground Station
      • East Ham Underground Station
      • Upton Park Underground Station
      • Plaistow Underground Station
      • West Ham Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

      Change for Jubilee line to Waterloo

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

      Change for Bakerloo line to Elephant & Castle

      • Lambeth North Underground Station
      • Elephant & Castle 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, 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.

      Change for Walk to Kennington 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.

        Change for

          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.

          Hornchurch to Kennington

          Leave at 06:58 and arrive at 08:14
          Journey time 01:16
          You will need to make 6 changes

          Start with District line to West Ham

          • Elm Park Underground Station
          • Dagenham East Underground Station
          • Dagenham Heathway Underground Station
          • Becontree Underground Station
          • Upney Underground Station
          • Barking Underground Station
          • East Ham Underground Station
          • Upton Park Underground Station
          • Plaistow Underground Station
          • West Ham Underground Station

          Travel disruption notes

          Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

          Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

          Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

          Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

          SUTTONS LANE: Routes 252 and 256 are diverted in both directions due to a police incident. Route 252 will not serve stops between Woburn Avenue and Hornchurch Town Centre. Route 256 will not serve stops between St Goerges Hospital and High Street.

          Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

          Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

          Buses are not serving this stop due to a police investigation More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

          Bus Stop Closed due to a police investigation. More info at www.tfl.gov.uk

          Change for Jubilee line to Waterloo

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

          Change for Bakerloo line to Elephant & Castle

          • Lambeth North Underground Station
          • Elephant & Castle 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, 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.

          Change for Walk to Kennington 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.

            Change for

              Travel disruption notes

              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).

              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

                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.

                Buses

                Average journey time: 2 hours 08 mins

                Cycle

                Average journey time: 1 hour 48 mins

                Travel ticket costs

                Tube tickets for a tube trip between Hornchurch and Kennington cost from £3.30 to £6.00


                Return journey: Kennington to Hornchurch


                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 Hornchurch and Kennington by London Underground?

                The average journey between Hornchurch and Kennington by train is 1 hour 16 mins

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