There are 9 ways to get from Russell Square 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  •  13 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Elephant & Castle

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 68 bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 68 bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Elephant & Castle 68

$3

7 alternative options

Tube  •  17 min

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

$3 - $5

Tube via Goodge Street Underground Station  •  17 min

  1. Take the Tube from Goodge Street Underground Station to Kennington Underground Station Northern

$2 - $4

Line 168 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 168 bus from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 168

$3

Taxi  •  7 min

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

$17 - $21

Uber  •  7 min

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

$9 - $15

Walk  •  48 min

  1. Walk from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle Station 2.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  22 min

  1. Cycle from Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury to Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle 3.3 miles

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

Thameslink operates a train from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 13 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Euston Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Goodge Street Underground Station to Kennington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$9 - $15
uberACCESS
$10 - $15
uberASSIST
$10 - $15
uberX
$10 - $15
UberEXEC
$19 - $26
uberXL
$15 - $21
UberLUX
$29 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury to Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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

How far is it from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle Station?

The distance between Russell Square and Elephant & Castle Station is 4 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle Station?

The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle Station is to line 68 bus which costs £2 and takes 23 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle Station?

The quickest way to get from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle Station is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs £12 - £15.

Is there a direct train between Russell Square and Elephant & Castle Station?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St Pancras International LL and arriving at Elephant & Castle. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

Is there a direct bus between Russell Square and Elephant & Castle Station?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bloomsbury, Southampton Row and arriving at Elephant & Castle. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

How long does it take to get from Russell Square to Elephant & Castle Station?

The train from London St Pancras International LL to Elephant & Castle takes 13 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.