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Canary Wharf ⇄ Elephant & Castle Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Canary Wharf to Elephant & Castle is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee and Northern tube lines, changing trains at London Bridge

  1. From Canary Wharf take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at London Bridge to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Elephant & Castle

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 23 mins

Stations on the route: Canary Wharf ➜ Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Jubilee and Northern

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include Canary Wharf to Kennington, Canary Wharf to Lambeth North and Canary Wharf to Borough

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Canary Wharf train station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Elephant & Castle station is not wheelchair accessible

Canary Wharf station entrance – There are two lifts (or two escalators) from the Heron Quays Road entrance to the Jubilee line platforms. There’s a lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 16 stairs) from the North Colonnade entrance to the DLR platforms, or two flights of 6 stairs plus a lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 16 stairs) from the South Colonnade entrance to the DLR platforms. Note: The Jubilee line station and DLR station are two seperate stations

Changing tube line at London Bridge – You must use a lift plus escalator when changing between the Jubilee/​Northern line platforms via the Northern line ticket hall. You can avoid the escalator by using a lift and walking 410 metres outside in the street

Elephant & Castle station exit – You can use a lift to the Elephant & Castle southside exit from the Northern line southbound platform, or a lift plus three flights of stairs from the Northern line northbound platform (9 steps up +6 steps down +20 steps up), or a lift plus three flights of stairs from the Bakerloo line platforms (20 steps up +5 steps down +18 steps up). To the Elephant & Castle northside exit you must use a lift plus four flights of stairs from the Northern line southbound platform (20 steps up +18 steps down +5 steps up +20 steps down), or a lift plus three flights of stairs from the Northern line northbound platform (20 steps up +18 steps down +15 steps down), or a lift plus one flight of stairs from the Bakerloo line platforms (20 steps up)

The journey from Elephant & Castle to Canary Wharf is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at London Bridge

  1. From Elephant & Castle take the Northern Line
  2. Change at London Bridge to the Jubilee Line
  3. Leave the train at Canary Wharf

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 24 mins

Stations on the route: Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Jubilee

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Elephant & Castle to Kennington, Elephant & Castle to Lambeth North and Elephant & Castle to Borough

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Elephant & Castle train station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Canary Wharf station is not wheelchair accessible

Elephant & Castle station entrance – You can use a lift between the Elephant & Castle southside entrance and the Northern line southbound platform, or a lift plus three flights of stairs to the Northern line northbound platform (9 steps down +6 steps up +20 steps down), or a lift plus three flights of stairs to the Bakerloo line platforms (20 steps down +5 steps up +18 steps down). From the Elephant & Castle northside entrance you must use a lift plus four flights of stairs to the Northern line southbound platform (20 steps down +18 steps up +5 steps down +20 steps up), or a lift plus three flights of stairs to the Northern line northbound platform (20 steps down +18 steps up +15 steps up), or a lift plus one flight of stairs to the Bakerloo line platforms (20 steps down)

Changing tube line at London Bridge – You must use a lift plus escalator when changing between the Jubilee/​Northern line platforms via the Northern line ticket hall. You can avoid the escalator by using a lift and walking 410 metres outside in the street

Canary Wharf station exit – There are two lifts (or two escalators) from the Jubilee line platforms to the Heron Quays Road exit. There’s a lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 16 stairs) from the DLR platforms to the North Colonnade exit, or two flights of 6 stairs plus a lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 16 stairs) from the DLR platforms to the South Colonnade exit. Note: The Jubilee line station and DLR station are two seperate stations

Tube fare between Canary Wharf and Elephant & Castle

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Canary Wharf ⇄ Elephant & Castle Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Canary Wharf ⇄ Elephant & Castle Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
Zone 1-4 travelcard £15.90 n/a £61.40 £235.80
Zone 1-6 travelcard £22.60 £15.90 £78 £299
Zone 1-9 travelcard £28.50 £17 £111.30 £427.40
See our complete list of Adult fares, Senior fares, Child fares, Oyster fares, Contactless fares and Travelcard fares
Note: Tube journey prices are correct as of

Peak and off-peak journey times

For Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30 AM-9.30 AM and 4 PM-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends are always classed as off-peak. Note: Between the 8th March and 31st May 2024 TFL are running a trial called ‘Off-Peak Friday Fares’, where Fridays will be classed as off-peak all day.

The fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – The stations are about 3½ miles apart. It would take you over 70 minutes to walk that distance

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus tickets 2024 · Senior bus tickets 2024 · Child bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 3½ mile taxi journey between Elephant & Castle tube station and Canary Wharf will take about about 15-28 mins and cost you around £18 to £31

Travel by carCar parks near Canary Wharf station