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Which London travel zone is Elephant & Castle Rail Station station in?

Elephant & Castle Rail Station is in London TravelZone: 1

Station Address
Elephant & Castle Rail Station station,
Elephant Road,
PostcodeSE17 1LB

Lines Served

National Rail

  • Southeastern
  • Thameslink
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Station facilities

Local travel options

Storage shelteredYes
Storage locationIndoor
Storage spaces20
Storage CCTVYes
Car ParkNo
Onward travel informationInformation to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format can be found here
Accessible taxisNo
Impaired mobility set down / pick up points availableNo

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Monday - Friday 07:00 - 20:15 Saturday - Sunday Closed
Opening hoursHeight adjusted ticket counter is not available at this station
Height adjusted ticket office counterThis office has an induction loop
Induction loopYes
Ticket machinesThere are no accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machinesYes, from ticket machine
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Get Oyster cards hereYes, at ticket machine
Top-up Oyster pay as you go hereYes
Use Oyster Pay as you go hereYou can top up pay-as-you-go on Oyster using the self service ticket machines. Oyster Cards cannot be purchased at this station.
Smartcards issuedNo
Smartcards validatorsYes
Penalty faresSmartcards are available online at: www.thameslinkrailway.com/thekeysmartcard
London fare zone Penalty fares apply for Thameslink 

Station Facilities

ATM MachineATM located in ticket hall
Post boxYes
Public Wi-FiPost box located in shopping centre near station entrance
Refreshment facilitiesYes
ToiletsFind WiFi Hotspots around this station
Accessible toiletsYes
Baby changing facilitiesRefreshments available on platform 4
Baby changing facilities locationYes
National key toiletsNo
Waiting RoomsYes
Waiting rooms location 
Waiting rooms opening hoursNo

Disability Accessibility

Helpline ContactPlease contact the helpline by phone on 0800 058 2844 or by emailing [email protected] to ensure that arrangements are in place.
Assisted travel Monday - Sunday 07:00 - 22:00 The assisted helpline is not available on Christmas Day.
Helpline opening hoursYes
Staff help availableStaffing hours are shown in the 'Staffing and General services' section, however staff may be involved in other activities during these hours so please do book assistance where possible.
Staff help available opening times Monday - Friday 05:45 - 23:15 Saturday 05:45 - 23:15 Sunday 09:00 - 21:00
Ramp for train accessNo
Step free access coverageNo
Step free access noteSteps to main entrance from street level and steps to all platforms.
Wheelchairs availableNo

Map of Elephant & Castle Rail Station station station

map of Elephant & Castle Rail Station station

Places to visit near Elephant & Castle Rail Station Station

1. Kirkaldy Testing Museum
2. Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
3. Fashion and Textile Museum
4. The View from the Shard
5. Florence Nightingale Museum

6. Tate Modern
7. Clink Prison Museum
8. Shakespeare's Globe
9. HMS Belfast

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