London Liverpool Street to Balham - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 31 mins

London Liverpool Street to Balham

Leave at 13:00 and arrive at 13:31
Journey time 31 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Central line to Bank

  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Northern line to Balham

  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Borough Underground Station
  • Elephant & Castle Underground Station
  • Kennington Underground Station
  • Oval Underground Station
  • Stockwell Underground Station
  • Clapham North Underground Station
  • Clapham Common Underground Station
  • Clapham South Underground Station
  • Balham Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

BALHAM UNDERGROUND STATION: From Monday 28 June until late December, there will be no down escalator service at all times, access to platforms will be via a fixed staircase. As customer demand increases, for safety reasons the station may at times have to operate as 'exit only' on weekday mornings between 07:30 and 09:30. At these times, or if you have luggage or buggies at any time, you may find it easier to use nearby Clapham South or Tooting Bec stations. Both stations are a short walk away or can be reached via bus routes 155, 249 or 255. If travelling with Southern, continue to Victoria and use other Underground routes.

Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

  • Balham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

London Liverpool Street to Balham

Leave at 13:02 and arrive at 13:34
Journey time 32 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Central line to Bank

  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Northern line to Balham

  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Borough Underground Station
  • Elephant & Castle Underground Station
  • Kennington Underground Station
  • Oval Underground Station
  • Stockwell Underground Station
  • Clapham North Underground Station
  • Clapham Common Underground Station
  • Clapham South Underground Station
  • Balham Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

BALHAM UNDERGROUND STATION: From Monday 28 June until late December, there will be no down escalator service at all times, access to platforms will be via a fixed staircase. As customer demand increases, for safety reasons the station may at times have to operate as 'exit only' on weekday mornings between 07:30 and 09:30. At these times, or if you have luggage or buggies at any time, you may find it easier to use nearby Clapham South or Tooting Bec stations. Both stations are a short walk away or can be reached via bus routes 155, 249 or 255. If travelling with Southern, continue to Victoria and use other Underground routes.

Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

  • Balham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

London Liverpool Street to Balham

Leave at 13:07 and arrive at 13:37
Journey time 30 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Central line to Bank

  • Bank Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 October, no service on the whole line. Replacement buses operate between Tower Hill and Barking.

Change for Northern line to Balham

  • London Bridge Underground Station
  • Borough Underground Station
  • Elephant & Castle Underground Station
  • Kennington Underground Station
  • Oval Underground Station
  • Stockwell Underground Station
  • Clapham North Underground Station
  • Clapham Common Underground Station
  • Clapham South Underground Station
  • Balham Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

BALHAM UNDERGROUND STATION: From Monday 28 June until late December, there will be no down escalator service at all times, access to platforms will be via a fixed staircase. As customer demand increases, for safety reasons the station may at times have to operate as 'exit only' on weekday mornings between 07:30 and 09:30. At these times, or if you have luggage or buggies at any time, you may find it easier to use nearby Clapham South or Tooting Bec stations. Both stations are a short walk away or can be reached via bus routes 155, 249 or 255. If travelling with Southern, continue to Victoria and use other Underground routes.

Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

  • Balham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Buses

Average journey time: 1 hour 15 mins

Cycle

Average journey time: 38 mins

Return journey: Balham to London Liverpool Street


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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The average journey between London Liverpool Street and Balham by train is 31 mins

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