London King's Cross Railway Station to Elephant & Castle - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 29 mins

London King's Cross Railway Station to Elephant & Castle

Leave at 00:30 and arrive at 00:43
Journey time 13 mins
This is a direct service

Start with Northern line to Elephant & Castle

  • Angel Underground Station
  • Old Street Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Bank Underground Station
  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Borough Underground Station
  • Elephant & Castle Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

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.

London King's Cross Railway Station to Elephant & Castle

Leave at 05:06 and arrive at 05:53
Journey time 47 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Circle line to Baker Street

  • Euston Square Underground Station
  • Great Portland Street Underground Station
  • Baker Street 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.

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

Change for Jubilee line to Waterloo

  • Bond Street Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station
  • Westminster Underground Station
  • Waterloo Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

Change for Walk to Elephant & Castle Station

    Travel disruption notes

    WATERLOO & CITY LINE: No service until further notice.

    London King's Cross Railway Station to Elephant & Castle

    Leave at 05:29 and arrive at 05:56
    Journey time 27 mins
    You will need to make 2 changes

    Start with Victoria line to Stockwell

    • Euston Underground Station
    • Warren Street Underground Station
    • Oxford Circus Underground Station
    • Green Park Underground Station
    • Victoria Underground Station
    • Pimlico Underground Station
    • Vauxhall Underground Station
    • Stockwell Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

    NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

    METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

    Change for Northern line to Elephant & Castle

    • Oval Underground Station
    • Kennington Underground Station
    • Elephant & Castle 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.

    Buses

    Average journey time: 16 mins

    Cycle

    Average journey time: 21 mins

    Return journey: Elephant & Castle to London King's Cross Railway Station

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