Leyton to Elephant & Castle by train

1) From Leyton take the Central Line
2) Change at Bank to the Northern Line
3) Leave the train at Elephant & Castle

How many stops? 8   Do you have to change? Yes

Stations on the route: Leyton → Stratford → Mile End → Bethnal Green → Liverpool Street → Bank change train Bank → London Bridge → Borough → Elephant & Castle

How long does it take? The journey time is approx 31 mins

Fare zones: 1, 2, 3

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Adult fare for zones 1-3

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Adult train fare from Leyton to Elephant & Castle
Cash Oyster and Contactless Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap Weekly cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak (contactless) Anytime Off-peak
£4.90 £3.30 £2.80 £8 £8 £40 £12.70 (z1-4) n/a £40 £153.60 £1600

Child fare for zones 1-3

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Child train fare from Leyton to Elephant & Castle
Cash Oyster Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak Anytime Off-peak
Aged under-11 and accompanied by an adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
free
Aged 11-15 with a Young Visitor Discount applied to their Oyster card
Half the adult fare
Aged 11-15 with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 £0.85 £0.75 £4 £1.50 £6.30 (z1-4) n/a £20 £76.80 £800
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £12.70 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Note: For Oyster and contactless ‘off peak’ is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri) and all day Sat-Sun. Prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. Read more about London train fares and child train fares. Learn how to use Oyster cards, Visitor Oyster cards, travelcards and contactless cards.

Leyton tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Leyton station
 (zone 3)

Alternative train journey to Elephant & Castle:
Leytonstone to Elephant & Castle or Stratford to Elephant & Castle

 

Elephant & Castle tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Elephant & Castle station
 (zone 1 & 2)

Car parks near Elephant & Castle train station

Alternative train route from Leyton:
Leyton to Kennington, Leyton to Lambeth North or Leyton to Borough

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Bank station – from the Central westbound platform to the Northern southbound platform you’ll have two flights of stairs (21 and 37 steps down)

Elephant & Castle station – from the Northern southbound platform to the street you’ll have one lift or three flights of stairs (21, 36 and 54 steps up) to the Railway Ticket Hall, or one lift and three flights of stairs (15 and 18 down, and 20 steps up) or four flights of stairs (15 and 18 down, and 20 and 117 steps up) to the Southbank Ticket Hall

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Walk to Elephant & Castle – It’s around six miles to Elephant & Castle, which is too far to walk

Bus to Elephant & Castle – Single fare: £1.50 (you may have to take more than one bus); Daily cap: £4.50; Weekly cap: £21.20; 1-day travelcard: £5; Weekly travelcard: £21.20; Monthly travelcard: £81.50; Annual travelcard: £848. See our adult bus fares and child bus fares pages for more details

Black taxi to Elephant & Castle – Six miles will take about 28-40 mins depending on the traffic, and will cost £24 to £34

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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