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Elephant & Castle ⇄ Ravenscourt Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Elephant & Castle to Ravenscourt Park is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and District tube lines, changing trains at Embankment

  1. From Elephant & Castle take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Embankment to the District Line
  3. Leave the train at Ravenscourt Park

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Elephant & Castle ➜ Lambeth North ➜ Waterloo ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Westminster ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ West Kensington ➜ Barons Court ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Ravenscourt Park

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo and District

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Elephant & Castle to Stamford Brook, Elephant & Castle to Hammersmith and Elephant & Castle to Goldhawk Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Elephant & Castle station is not wheelchair accessible

Ravenscourt Park 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 Embankment – You must use stairs when changing platforms

Ravenscourt Park station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the platforms and the exit (3x15 steps down from the eastbound platform, and 15 steps down +3 steps down +17 steps down from the westbound platform)

The journey from Ravenscourt Park to Elephant & Castle is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Embankment

  1. From Ravenscourt Park take the District Line
  2. Change at Embankment to the Bakerloo Line
  3. Leave the train at Elephant & Castle

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 35 mins

Stations on the route: Ravenscourt Park ➜ Hammersmith ➜ Barons Court ➜ West Kensington ➜ Earl’s Court ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Lambeth North ➜ Elephant & Castle

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Ravenscourt Park to Stamford Brook, Ravenscourt Park to Hammersmith and Ravenscourt Park to Goldhawk Road

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Ravenscourt Park train station is not wheelchair accessible

Elephant & Castle station is not wheelchair accessible

Ravenscourt Park station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (3x15 steps up to the eastbound platform, and 17 steps up +3 steps up +15 steps up to the westbound platform)

Changing tube line at Embankment – You must use stairs when changing platforms

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)

Tube fare between Elephant & Castle and Ravenscourt Park

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 Elephant & Castle ⇄ Ravenscourt Park 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 Elephant & Castle ⇄ Ravenscourt Park 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 London Underground fares, Pensioner fares, Children’s fares, Oyster card fares, Contactless card 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 – It’s around six miles to Elephant & Castle, which is too far to walk

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 · Pensioner bus tickets 2024 · Children’s bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A six mile taxi ride between Ravenscourt Park underground station and Elephant & Castle station should cost between £28 and £40 and take about 28-40 mins