Southwark to Balham - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 29 mins

Southwark to Balham

Leave at 00:29 and arrive at 00:57
Journey time 28 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Jubilee line to Waterloo

  • Waterloo Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

ERITH ROAD, DA7: From 07:00 on 06 June until 19:00 on 19 June buses will be on diversion via Long Lane and Woolwich Road due to road works. Buses will be missing stops 'Bexleyheath Bus Garage' (NW) and 'Tower Road' (NQ) towards Bexleyheath .

Change for Northern line to Balham

  • 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

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Southwark to Balham

    Leave at 05:50 and arrive at 06:17
    Journey time 27 mins
    You will need to make 3 changes

    Start with Jubilee line to Waterloo

    • Waterloo Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    ERITH ROAD, DA7: From 07:00 on 06 June until 19:00 on 19 June buses will be on diversion via Long Lane and Woolwich Road due to road works. Buses will be missing stops 'Bexleyheath Bus Garage' (NW) and 'Tower Road' (NQ) towards Bexleyheath .

    Change for Northern line to Balham

    • 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

    None known at this time

    Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

      Travel disruption notes

      None known at this time

      Southwark to Balham

      Leave at 06:00 and arrive at 06:32
      Journey time 32 mins
      You will need to make 3 changes

      Start with Jubilee line to London Bridge

      • London Bridge Underground Station

      Travel disruption notes

      LONDON BRIDGE STATION: Please note that step free interchange between the Jubilee and Northern lines is partly at street level, in both directions. Lifts are available between Northern line and Borough High Street entrance then via Borough High Street, St Thomas Street and Joiner Street to the main Underground ticket hall from where lifts are available to/from the Jubilee line.

      Change for Northern line to Balham

      • 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

      LONDON BRIDGE STATION: Please note that step free interchange between the Jubilee and Northern lines is partly at street level, in both directions. Lifts are available between Northern line and Borough High Street entrance then via Borough High Street, St Thomas Street and Joiner Street to the main Underground ticket hall from where lifts are available to/from the Jubilee line.

      Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Buses

        Average journey time: 37 mins

        Southwark to Balham

        Leave at 03:24 and arrive at 04:10
        Journey time 45 mins
        You will need to make 3 changes

        Start with N89 bus to Elephant & Castle Station

        • Pocock Street
        • St George's Circus
        • Elephant & Castle / London Road
        • Elephant & Castle Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for N155 bus to Balham Station

        • Newington Butts
        • Penton Place
        • Kennington Station
        • Kennington Road
        • Camberwell New Road
        • Oval Station
        • Fentiman Road
        • Dorset Road
        • Albert Square
        • Lansdowne Way
        • Clapham Road / Stockwell Station
        • Union Road
        • Clapham North & High Street Stns
        • St Luke's Avenue
        • Nelson's Row
        • Clapham Common Station
        • Elms Road / Windmill on The Common
        • Lynette Avenue
        • Clapham South Station
        • Alderbrook Road
        • Balham New Road
        • Balham Station / Balham Station Road

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

        • Balham Rail Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Southwark to Balham

        Leave at 03:54 and arrive at 04:30
        Journey time 35 mins
        You will need to make 3 changes

        Start with N89 bus to Elephant & Castle Station

        • Pocock Street
        • St George's Circus
        • Elephant & Castle / London Road
        • Elephant & Castle Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for N155 bus to Balham Station

        • Newington Butts
        • Penton Place
        • Kennington Station
        • Kennington Road
        • Camberwell New Road
        • Oval Station
        • Fentiman Road
        • Dorset Road
        • Albert Square
        • Lansdowne Way
        • Clapham Road / Stockwell Station
        • Union Road
        • Clapham North & High Street Stns
        • St Luke's Avenue
        • Nelson's Row
        • Clapham Common Station
        • Elms Road / Windmill on The Common
        • Lynette Avenue
        • Clapham South Station
        • Alderbrook Road
        • Balham New Road
        • Balham Station / Balham Station Road

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

        • Balham Rail Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Southwark to Balham

        Leave at 04:20 and arrive at 04:51
        Journey time 31 mins
        You will need to make 4 changes

        Start with N63 bus to Elephant & Castle /New Kent Rd

        • Pocock Street
        • St George's Circus
        • Elephant & Castle / London Road
        • Elephant & Castle / New Kent Road

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for Walk to Elephant & Castle Station

        • Elephant & Castle Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for N155 bus to Balham Station

        • Newington Butts
        • Penton Place
        • Kennington Station
        • Kennington Road
        • Camberwell New Road
        • Oval Station
        • Fentiman Road
        • Dorset Road
        • Albert Square
        • Lansdowne Way
        • Clapham Road / Stockwell Station
        • Union Road
        • Clapham North & High Street Stns
        • St Luke's Avenue
        • Nelson's Row
        • Clapham Common Station
        • Elms Road / Windmill on The Common
        • Lynette Avenue
        • Clapham South Station
        • Alderbrook Road
        • Balham New Road
        • Balham Station / Balham Station Road

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

        • Balham Rail Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Cycle

        Average journey time: 30 mins

        Southwark to Balham

        Leave at 03:52 and arrive at 04:22
        Journey time 30 mins
        This is a direct service

        Start with Cycle to Balham Rail Station

          Travel disruption notes

          None known at this time


          Return journey: Balham to Southwark


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

          Frequently asked questions

          What is the average journey time between Southwark and Balham by London Underground?

          The average journey between Southwark and Balham by train is 29 mins

          Which tube lines call at Southwark?

          The Jubilee line calls at Southwark

          Which tube lines call at Balham?

          The Northern line calls at Balham

          Information about Balham


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