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Recommended option

Tube  •  10 min

  1. Take the Tube from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station Bakerloo

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 176 bus  •  19 min

  1. Take the line 176 bus from Elephant & Castle to Charing Cross 176 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Charing Cross 2.2 miles

$13 - $17

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Elephant & Castle Station to Charing Cross 2.2 miles

$7 - $12

Walk  •  31 min

  1. Walk from Elephant & Castle Station to Charing Cross 1.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  18 min

  1. Cycle from Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle to Craven Street, Strand 2.3 miles

What companies run services between Elephant & Castle Station, England and Charing Cross, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Charing Cross every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Elephant & Castle Station to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$7 - $12
uberACCESS
$7 - $11
uberASSIST
$7 - $11
uberX
$7 - $11
uberXL
$10 - $15
UberEXEC
$15 - $21
UberLUX
$23 - $35
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle to Craven Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Elephant & Castle Station and Charing Cross is 2 km.

The cheapest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Charing Cross is to line 176 bus which costs £2 and takes 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Charing Cross is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs £10 - £13.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elephant & Castle and arriving at Charing Cross. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

The Tube from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.