Tottenham Court Road to Sydenham - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 2 hours 19 mins

Tottenham Court Road to Sydenham

Leave at 00:41 and arrive at 06:10
Journey time 05:29
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Northern line to Warren Street

  • Goodge Street Underground Station
  • Warren Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

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, Tottenham Court Road 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. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

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, Warren Street 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. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

Change for Walk to Euston Square

  • Euston Square

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Hammersmith & City line to Whitechapel

  • King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station
  • Aldgate East Underground Station
  • Whitechapel Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Sydenham Rail Station

  • Shadwell Rail Station
  • Wapping Rail Station
  • Rotherhithe Rail Station
  • Canada Water Rail Station
  • Surrey Quays Rail Station
  • New Cross Gate Rail Station
  • Brockley Rail Station
  • Honor Oak Park Rail Station
  • Forest Hill Rail Station
  • Sydenham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

SYDENHAM STATION: This station has short platforms. Customers are advised to travel in the front 8 coaches and listen to on-board announcements.

Tottenham Court Road to Sydenham

Leave at 05:49 and arrive at 06:34
Journey time 45 mins
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Central line to Bank

  • Holborn Underground Station
  • Chancery Lane Underground Station
  • St. Paul's Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

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, Tottenham Court Road 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. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

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.

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

Change for DLR to Shadwell DLR

  • Shadwell 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.

Change for Walk to Shadwell Rail Station

  • Shadwell Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Sydenham Rail Station

  • Wapping Rail Station
  • Rotherhithe Rail Station
  • Canada Water Rail Station
  • Surrey Quays Rail Station
  • New Cross Gate Rail Station
  • Brockley Rail Station
  • Honor Oak Park Rail Station
  • Forest Hill Rail Station
  • Sydenham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

SYDENHAM STATION: This station has short platforms. Customers are advised to travel in the front 8 coaches and listen to on-board announcements.

Tottenham Court Road to Sydenham

Leave at 05:55 and arrive at 06:40
Journey time 45 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Central line to Liverpool Street

  • Holborn Underground Station
  • Chancery Lane Underground Station
  • St. Paul's Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

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, Tottenham Court Road 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. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Bus Stop Closed Please use the next stop or the previous stop to catch your bus

Change for Hammersmith & City line to Whitechapel

  • Aldgate East Underground Station
  • Whitechapel Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for London Overground to Sydenham Rail Station

  • Shadwell Rail Station
  • Wapping Rail Station
  • Rotherhithe Rail Station
  • Canada Water Rail Station
  • Surrey Quays Rail Station
  • New Cross Gate Rail Station
  • Brockley Rail Station
  • Honor Oak Park Rail Station
  • Forest Hill Rail Station
  • Sydenham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

SYDENHAM STATION: This station has short platforms. Customers are advised to travel in the front 8 coaches and listen to on-board announcements.

Buses

Average journey time: 55 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 54 mins

Travel ticket costs

Tube tickets for a tube trip between Tottenham Court Road and Sydenham cost from £2.80 to £3.40


Return journey: Sydenham to Tottenham Court Road


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 Tottenham Court Road and Sydenham by train is 2 hours 19 mins

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