There are 7 ways to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Whitechapel by subway, train, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tube  •  15 min

  1. Take the Tube from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to Bank Underground Station Northern
  2. Take the Tube from Monument Underground Station to Whitechapel Underground Station District

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 40 bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Aldgate 40

$3

5 alternative options

Train, Tube  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Elephant & Castle to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the Tube from Blackfriars Underground Station to Whitechapel Underground Station District

$6 - $11

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Whitechapel 2.8 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Elephant & Castle Station to Whitechapel 2.8 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  52 min

  1. Walk from Elephant & Castle Station to Whitechapel 2.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  23 min

  1. Cycle from Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle to New Road 1 , Whitechapel 3.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Whitechapel is to line 40 bus which costs £2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Whitechapel is to taxi which costs £12 - £15 and takes 6 min.

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The distance between Elephant & Castle Station and Whitechapel is 2 miles.

It takes approximately 15 min to get from Elephant & Castle Station to Whitechapel, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elephant & Castle Station station and arriving at Aldgate. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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What companies run services between Elephant & Castle Station, England and Whitechapel, Greater London, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Whitechapel every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Elephant & Castle Underground Station to Bank Underground Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Monument Underground Station to Whitechapel Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Blackfriars Underground Station to Whitechapel Underground Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Elephant & Castle to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Elephant & Castle to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Aldgate
Ave. Duration
17 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 Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$9 - $15
uberACCESS
$10 - $14
uberASSIST
$10 - $14
uberX
$10 - $14
uberXL
$14 - $19
UberEXEC
$19 - $26
UberLUX
$30 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle to New Road 1 , Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Elephant & Castle Station to Whitechapel
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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