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

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 57 mins

Wanstead to Elephant & Castle

Leave at 01:02 and arrive at 01:59
Journey time 57 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Central line to Stratford

  • Leytonstone Underground Station
  • Leyton Underground Station
  • Stratford Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

RMT STRIKE ACTION: There is planned strike action every Friday and Saturday night between 2030 and 0429 the following morning until Sunday 19 June. Central and Victoria lines could be affected. A good service is expected on the Victoria line (including Night Tube). A regular service is expected on the Central line (at least two trains per hour through central London). Please check your travel if you are using these lines before 0600 on Saturday or Sundays. All other Tube lines will run their normal daytime services during these strikes, with the last Tubes in central London leaving around 01:00 and starting again at 05:30.

Central Line: Severe delays due strike action by the RMT union.

THEOBALD'S ROAD, WC1 - Bus routes 19 38 55 N19 N38 N41 N55 placed on diversion westbound due to Camden Council works. Buses will not be serving stops 'Bloomsbury Square' (B) and 'Museum Street' (C). Buses are diverted via Procter Street, High Holborn and New Oxford Street.

Change for Jubilee line to Southwark

  • West Ham Underground Station
  • 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

Travel disruption notes

THEOBALD'S ROAD, WC1 - Bus routes 19 38 55 N19 N38 N41 N55 placed on diversion westbound due to Camden Council works. Buses will not be serving stops 'Bloomsbury Square' (B) and 'Museum Street' (C). Buses are diverted via Procter Street, High Holborn and New Oxford Street.

Bus Stop Closed

Change for Walk to Elephant & Castle Station

    Travel disruption notes

    Bus Stop Closed

    Wanstead to Elephant & Castle

    Leave at 01:22 and arrive at 02:19
    Journey time 57 mins
    You will need to make 3 changes

    Start with Central line to Stratford

    • Leytonstone Underground Station
    • Leyton Underground Station
    • Stratford Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    RMT STRIKE ACTION: There is planned strike action every Friday and Saturday night between 2030 and 0429 the following morning until Sunday 19 June. Central and Victoria lines could be affected. A good service is expected on the Victoria line (including Night Tube). A regular service is expected on the Central line (at least two trains per hour through central London). Please check your travel if you are using these lines before 0600 on Saturday or Sundays. All other Tube lines will run their normal daytime services during these strikes, with the last Tubes in central London leaving around 01:00 and starting again at 05:30.

    Central Line: Severe delays due strike action by the RMT union.

    HIGH HOLBORN: Until 20:00 Sunday 22 May, buses are on diversion due to a crane operation. Buses towards St Pauls are diverted via Kingsway, Aldwych and Fleet Street missing the stops Brownlow Street, Chancery Lane Station and Holborn Circus/Fetter Lane. Buses towards Tottenham Court Road are diverted via Grays Inn Road and Theobalds Road missing the stops Chancery Lane Station, Brownlow Street and Holborn Station.

    Change for Jubilee line to Southwark

    • West Ham Underground Station
    • 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

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Change for Walk to Elephant & Castle Station

      Travel disruption notes

      None known at this time

      Wanstead to Elephant & Castle

      Leave at 01:42 and arrive at 02:39
      Journey time 57 mins
      You will need to make 3 changes

      Start with Central line to Stratford

      • Leytonstone Underground Station
      • Leyton Underground Station
      • Stratford Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      RMT STRIKE ACTION: There is planned strike action every Friday and Saturday night between 2030 and 0429 the following morning until Sunday 19 June. Central and Victoria lines could be affected. A good service is expected on the Victoria line (including Night Tube). A regular service is expected on the Central line (at least two trains per hour through central London). Please check your travel if you are using these lines before 0600 on Saturday or Sundays. All other Tube lines will run their normal daytime services during these strikes, with the last Tubes in central London leaving around 01:00 and starting again at 05:30.

      Central Line: Severe delays due strike action by the RMT union.

      HIGH HOLBORN: Until 20:00 Sunday 22 May, buses are on diversion due to a crane operation. Buses towards St Pauls are diverted via Kingsway, Aldwych and Fleet Street missing the stops Brownlow Street, Chancery Lane Station and Holborn Circus/Fetter Lane. Buses towards Tottenham Court Road are diverted via Grays Inn Road and Theobalds Road missing the stops Chancery Lane Station, Brownlow Street and Holborn Station.

      HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate

      Change for Jubilee line to Southwark

      • West Ham Underground Station
      • 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

      Travel disruption notes

      LONG ROAD, SW4: Buses are on diversion westbound until 20:00 on Wednesday 25 May due to repair works to a burst water main. Routes 35 37 are diverted via Clapham Common South Side and The Avenue, missing the stops from Long Road / Clapham Common to Forthbridge Road. Routes 88 417 are diverted via Clapham Common South Side, and Rookery Road, missing the stop Long Road/ Clapham Common.

      HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 May, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate

      Change for Walk to Elephant & Castle Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Buses

        Average journey time: 1 hour 11 mins

        Wanstead to Elephant & Castle

        Leave at 01:08 and arrive at 02:28
        Journey time 01:20
        You will need to make 5 changes

        Start with N55 bus to Hackney Central Station

        • Felstead Road
        • Bush Road
        • Bush Road / Green Man Roundabout
        • Leyton Way
        • Sir Alfred Hitchcock Hotel
        • James Lane
        • Whipps Cross Hospital
        • Whipps Cross Bus Stand
        • Peterborough Road
        • Essex Road
        • Fraser Road
        • Lea Bridge Road / Bakers Arms
        • High Road Leyton / Bakers Arms
        • Shortlands Road
        • Manor Road
        • Markhouse Road
        • Emmanuel Parish Church
        • Bloxhall Road
        • Lea Bridge Station
        • Lee Valley Riding Centre
        • Lee Valley Ice Centre
        • Chatsworth Road
        • Wattisfield Road
        • Lea Bridge Roundabout
        • Clapton Pond
        • Millfields Road
        • Clapton Girls' Academy
        • Hackney Baths
        • Clapton Square
        • Pembury Circus
        • Hackney Central Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for N38 bus to Tottenham Court Road Station

        • Graham Road / Hackney Central
        • Royal Oak Road
        • Greenwood Road
        • Stannard Road
        • Dalston Junction Station
        • Balls Pond Road / Burder Road
        • Southgate Road
        • Essex Road / Newington Green Road
        • Essex Road / Marquess Road
        • Northchurch Road
        • Essex Road Station
        • Cross Street
        • Packington Street
        • Islington Green
        • Angel Station
        • St John Street / Goswell Road
        • Sadler's Wells Theatre
        • Finsbury Town Hall
        • Mount Pleasant
        • Clerkenwell Road
        • Gray's Inn Road
        • Red Lion Street
        • Bloomsbury Square
        • Museum Street
        • Tottenham Court Road Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for Walk to New Oxford Street

        • New Oxford Street

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for N171 bus to Elephant & Castle / London Rd

        • Museum Street
        • Kingsway / Holborn Station
        • Aldwych / Drury Lane
        • Waterloo Bridge / South Bank
        • Waterloo Station / Waterloo Road
        • The Old Vic
        • St George's Circus
        • Elephant & Castle / London Road

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for Walk to Elephant & Castle Station

        • Elephant & Castle Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Wanstead to Elephant & Castle

        Leave at 01:20 and arrive at 02:30
        Journey time 01:10
        You will need to make 2 changes

        Start with N8 bus to Wormwood Street

        • Felstead Road
        • Bush Road
        • Bush Road / Green Man Roundabout
        • Green Man Roundabout
        • Leytonstone Station
        • Harvey Road
        • Michael Road
        • Leytonstone High Road Station
        • Leytonstone Fire Station
        • Harrow Road
        • Harrow Green
        • Ranelagh Road
        • Leytonstone High Road / Thatched House
        • Janson Road
        • Chobham Road
        • Maryland Rail Station
        • Manbey Grove
        • Salway Place
        • Stratford Bus Station
        • Stratford High St / Carpenters Road
        • Warton Road
        • Abbey Lane
        • Bow Flyover
        • Roman Road Market
        • Old Ford Road
        • Parnell Road
        • Alice Lane
        • Ford Road
        • Medway Road
        • Haverfield Green / Grove Road
        • Bonner Street
        • Morpeth Street
        • Globe Road
        • Bethnal Green Station
        • Wilmot Street
        • Barnet Grove
        • Brick Lane
        • Shoreditch High Street Station
        • Commercial Street / Worship Street
        • Primrose Street
        • Liverpool Street Station
        • Camomile Street

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for N133 bus to Elephant & Castle Station

        • Fenchurch Street
        • Monument Station
        • London Bridge
        • Southwark Street
        • Union Street
        • Borough Station
        • Inner London Crown Court
        • Elephant & Castle / Newington Causeway
        • Elephant & Castle Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Wanstead to Elephant & Castle

        Leave at 01:42 and arrive at 02:45
        Journey time 01:03
        You will need to make 3 changes

        Start with N8 bus to Liverpool Street Station

        • Felstead Road
        • Bush Road
        • Bush Road / Green Man Roundabout
        • Green Man Roundabout
        • Leytonstone Station
        • Harvey Road
        • Michael Road
        • Leytonstone High Road Station
        • Leytonstone Fire Station
        • Harrow Road
        • Harrow Green
        • Ranelagh Road
        • Leytonstone High Road / Thatched House
        • Janson Road
        • Chobham Road
        • Maryland Rail Station
        • Manbey Grove
        • Salway Place
        • Stratford Bus Station
        • Stratford High St / Carpenters Road
        • Warton Road
        • Abbey Lane
        • Bow Flyover
        • Roman Road Market
        • Old Ford Road
        • Parnell Road
        • Alice Lane
        • Ford Road
        • Medway Road
        • Haverfield Green / Grove Road
        • Bonner Street
        • Morpeth Street
        • Globe Road
        • Bethnal Green Station
        • Wilmot Street
        • Barnet Grove
        • Brick Lane
        • Shoreditch High Street Station
        • Commercial Street / Worship Street
        • Primrose Street
        • Liverpool Street Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 35 bus to E & C / Newington Causeway

        • Camomile Street
        • Fenchurch Street
        • Monument Station
        • London Bridge
        • Southwark Street
        • Union Street
        • Borough Station
        • Inner London Crown Court
        • Elephant & Castle / Newington Causeway

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for Walk to Elephant & Castle Station

        • Elephant & Castle Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Cycle

        Average journey time: 58 mins

        Wanstead to Elephant & Castle

        Leave at 01:11 and arrive at 02:09
        Journey time 58 mins
        This is a direct service

        Start with Cycle to Elephant & Castle Station

          Travel disruption notes

          None known at this time

          Travel ticket costs

          Tube tickets for a tube trip between Wanstead and Elephant & Castle cost from £4.30 to £4.30


          Return journey: Elephant & Castle to Wanstead


          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 Wanstead and Elephant & Castle by London Underground?

          The average journey between Wanstead and Elephant & Castle by train is 57 mins

          Which tube lines call at Elephant & Castle?

          The Bakerloo and Northern lines call at Elephant & Castle

          Which tube lines call at Wanstead?

          The Central line calls at Wanstead

          Information about Elephant & Castle


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