There are 8 ways to get from Islington to Elephant & Castle Station by train, subway, 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

Train  •  7 min

  1. Take the train from Farringdon to Elephant & Castle

$4 - $40

Cheapest option

Line 68 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 68 bus from Kingsway Holborn Station to Elephant & Castle 68 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Tube  •  12 min

  1. Take the Tube from Angel Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station Northern

$2 - $4

Line 63 bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 63 bus from Farringdon to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 63 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Islington to Elephant & Castle Station 3.3 miles

$19 - $23

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Islington to Elephant & Castle Station 3.3 miles

$11 - $17

Walk  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Walk from Islington to Elephant & Castle Station 3.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  26 min

  1. Cycle from Islington Green, Angel to Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle 3.9 miles

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

Thameslink operates a train from Islington to Elephant & Castle Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 7 min. CrossCountry also services this route hourly. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Islington to Elephant & Castle Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Angel Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Kingsway Holborn Station to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Farringdon to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Islington to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$11 - $17
uberACCESS
$11 - $16
uberASSIST
$11 - $16
uberX
$11 - $16
uberXL
$16 - $22
UberEXEC
$21 - $29
UberLUX
$30 - $45
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Islington Green, Angel to Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Islington to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$19 - $23
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 Islington and Elephant & Castle Station is 5 km.

The cheapest way to get from Islington to Elephant & Castle Station is to line 68 bus which costs £2 and takes 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Islington to Elephant & Castle Station is to train which takes 7 min and costs £3 - £27.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Farringdon and arriving at Elephant & Castle. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kingsway Holborn Station and arriving at Elephant & Castle. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

The train from Farringdon to Elephant & Castle takes 7 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.