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Elephant & Castle Railway Station is a National Rail station serving Newington and Walworth, London Borough of Southwark, with Thameslink and Southeastern services along the Thameslink route and the Chatham Main Line. Weekday off-peak service from Elephant & Castle sees two trains per hour to West Hampstead Thameslink via London Blackfriars, to St Alban's via London Blackfriars, to Luton via Blackfriars, to Sevenoaks via Catford, to Sutton via Mitcham Junction, and to Sutton via Wimbledon respectively for a total of twelve trains an hour. Out-of-station interchange with Elephant & Castle Underground Station is possible here.

As Elephant & Castle Railway Station is located in Travelcard Zones 1 and 2, Oyster cards may be used at this station. Elephant & Castle Railway Station facilities include self-service ticket machines with Oyster top-up capabilities, waiting for shelters with bench seating, refreshment facilities, payphones, post boxes, public wifi, toilets, and baby changing facilities. Access to the station platforms is via staircases only, as there are no lifts or ramps at this station.

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Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:00 - 20:15
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 1/2
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Station Buffet notes
Refreshments available on platform 4
ATM notes
ATM located in ticket hall
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
The nearest station(s) with more facilities are: London Blackfriars
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Please phone the Helpline on 0800 058 2844 to ensure arrangements are in place.
Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage spaces20
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes
Steps to main entrance from street level and steps to all platforms
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available

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Departures and arrivals from Elephant and Castle

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Elephant and Castle station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to SevenoaksThameslink23:582Early
to BedfordThameslink23:543On time
to London BlackfriarsThameslink23:561Late
to Sutton (London)Thameslink23:574On time
to BedfordThameslink00:041On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London BlackfriarsThameslink23:582Early
from SevenoaksThameslink23:551Late
from LutonThameslink23:574On time
from Sutton (London)Thameslink00:031On time
from SevenoaksThameslink00:243On time
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