Shortlands to Seven Sisters Rail - travel options by train and buses

Starting at: Shortlands

• Take the Thameslink to Elephant & Castle, Elephant & Castle
• Change at Elephant & Castle Rail Station
• Take the Walk to Elephant & Castle Station
• Change at Elephant & Castle Underground Station
• Take the Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus
• Change at Oxford Circus Underground Station
• Take the Victoria line to Seven Sisters
• Change at Seven Sisters Underground Station

Arrive at: Seven Sisters Rail

Journey time between Shortlands and Seven Sisters Rail averages at 65 minutes


Stations passed through from Shortlands

  • Ravensbourne Rail Station
  • Beckenham Hill Rail Station
  • Bellingham Rail Station
  • Catford Rail Station
  • Crofton Park Rail Station
  • Nunhead Rail Station
  • Peckham Rye Rail Station
  • Denmark Hill Rail Station
  • Elephant & Castle Rail Station

Local disruptions

SEVEN SISTERS UNDERGROUND STATION: Please enter and exit the station via the London Overground entrance in Seven Sisters Road. The High Road entrance is closed.

SEVEN SISTERS STATION: This station is likely to be very busy between 05:45-08:15 and 16:00-17:30. Where possible travel outside of these times and consider cycling or walking, including parts of your journey. Entry is expected to be busy, please expect to queue to enter so we can help maintain the national 2 metre social distancing. Interchange is also expected to be busy. You are advised, where possible, to avoid the station during the busiest times by taking the most direct route.


Ticket price information

Fares between two stations may vary depending on the direction of travel, time of day and day of the week.

We charge higher fares at the busiest times of the day (usually between 06:30 and 09:30, and between 16:00 and 19:00, Monday to Friday).

When you pay as you go, you must touch your contactless or Oyster card on a yellow reader at the start and end of your journey.

Some journeys are charged via Zone 1 regardless of the route taken.

If your journey avoids Zone 1 and you see a pink card reader when changing trains, touch your contactless or Oyster card on it to pay the right fare.


Return journey: Seven Sisters Rail to Shortlands


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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