Last updated: Thursday 31 May

Kennington station will remain open for the Charing Cross branch but there will be no interchange between the branches. To allow more frequent, direct trains to run (approximately every 10 minutes throughout the day) between Morden and the Charing Cross branch, there will also be a slightly reduced service on the Bank branch. For train times, check your journey.

The Northern and Victoria lines and some stations are likely to be busier so if you can, please avoid the busiest times, allow extra time for your journey or use alternative routes including Tube, rail, bus, cycling or walking options:

Stations from Elephant & Castle to Morden

 

From the Bank branch

During the work, there will be a slightly reduced service on the Bank branch and stations are likely to be busier.

Trains will run approximately every 2-3 minutes during peak times and approximately every 3-4 minutes during off-peak times.

For Kennington station, go to Elephant & Castle or Oval for local buses, cycling and walking routes.

Alternatively, for Kennington:

From the Charing Cross branch

During the work, Charing Cross branch trains will run to and from Morden approximately every 10 minutes throughout the day. Check for train times by planning your journey. Platforms, particularly at Kennington, are likely to be busier, especially during the evening peak.

Travelling to stations south of Kennington? It is quicker and there's more space on the Bakerloo line. Change at Elephant & Castle for trains to Morden every 2-3 minutes during the busiest times.

For stations south of Kennington:

  • From Mornington Crescent - take the first train and wait on the platform at Kennington for a Morden train. Alternatively, go to Euston and change for a Bank branch train
  • From Euston and Warren Street - take the first train and wait on the platform at Kennington for a Morden train. Aternatively, use the Victoria line and change at Stockwell
  • From Tottenham Court Road - take the first train and wait on the platform at Kennington for a Morden train
  • From Goodge Street - wait on the platform for a Morden train, approximately every 10 minutes. Alternatively, walk approximately six minutes to Warren Street for the Victoria line
  • From Leicester Square - take the first train and wait on the platform at Kennington for a Morden train. Alternatively, walk approximately five minutes to Charing Cross station for the Bakerloo line and change at Elephant & Castle
  • From Charing Cross, Embankment or Waterloo - it will be quicker to use the Bakerloo line and change at Elephant & Castle

Travelling on the Victoria line

Avoid the busiest times if you can, allow extra time for your journey or use alternative routes including Tube, rail, bus, cycling or walking options

  • For advice travelling from Stockwell, click here
  • At Victoria - you may be held outside the station more often and for longer. The busiest times to start your weekday journey at this station are between 08:30 and 08:45 and between 17:45 and 18:15
  • At Pimlico - it may take longer to board a train. The busiest times to start your weekday journey at this station are between 08:15 and 08:45 and between 17:30 and 18:00
  • At Vauxhall - you may be held outside the station for longer or more often and it may be harder to board a train. The busiest times to start your weekday journey at this station are between 08:15 and 08:30
  • From Brixton - the busiest time to start your weekday journey is between 08:15 and 08:45.
  • From Green Park - the busiest times to start your weekday journey station are between 08:30 and 08:45 and between 17:45 and 18:15
  • From Oxford Circus - the busiest times to start your weekday journey at this station are between 08:30 and 08:45 and between 17:30 and 18:15

Accessibility

There will be no step-free interchange between the branches at Kennington station during the works. More frequent, direct trains will run between Morden and the Charing Cross branch approximately every 10 minutes throughout the day. For step-free access, please board a direct train to your destination.

Check our updated step-free guide.

Further information

For up-to-date information on Tube services follow @TfLTravelAlerts or visit TfL's individual Tube line accounts for real-time information. Find out more about the Northern Line Extension.