Stanmore to Balham - travel by train, bus and rail

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Tube/DLR/Overground

Average journey time: 1 hour 00 mins

Stanmore to Balham

Leave at 13:50 and arrive at 14:50
Journey time 01:00
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Jubilee line to Green Park

  • Canons Park Underground Station
  • Queensbury Underground Station
  • Kingsbury Underground Station
  • Wembley Park Underground Station
  • Neasden Underground Station
  • Dollis Hill Underground Station
  • Willesden Green Underground Station
  • Kilburn Underground Station
  • West Hampstead Underground Station
  • Finchley Road Underground Station
  • Swiss Cottage Underground Station
  • St. John's Wood Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Bond Street Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

GREEN PARK STATION: from Monday 28 February until early June 2022 escalator maintenance work is taking place. There will be no down escalator service to the Jubilee line platforms between 0700 and 1000, Monday to Friday. If you enter the station, or transfer from the Victoria line onto the Jubilee line at these times, please follow the temporary signs and allow more time for your journey. Staff will be available to provide information. From the Victoria line you can use these alternative routes to avoid changing trains at Green Park: To Canary Wharf: Use London Overground services from Highbury & Islington and change at Canada Water. To London Bridge: Use direct Thameslink services from Finsbury Park or St Pancras. To Waterloo: use the Bakerloo line from Oxford Circus. At other times a reduced escalator service to the Jubilee line will be available. Step-free access will also be available during the work.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Green Park Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for Victoria line to Stockwell

  • Victoria Underground Station
  • Pimlico Underground Station
  • Vauxhall Underground Station
  • Stockwell Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

GREEN PARK STATION: from Monday 28 February until early June 2022 escalator maintenance work is taking place. There will be no down escalator service to the Jubilee line platforms between 0700 and 1000, Monday to Friday. If you enter the station, or transfer from the Victoria line onto the Jubilee line at these times, please follow the temporary signs and allow more time for your journey. Staff will be available to provide information. From the Victoria line you can use these alternative routes to avoid changing trains at Green Park: To Canary Wharf: Use London Overground services from Highbury & Islington and change at Canada Water. To London Bridge: Use direct Thameslink services from Finsbury Park or St Pancras. To Waterloo: use the Bakerloo line from Oxford Circus. At other times a reduced escalator service to the Jubilee line will be available. Step-free access will also be available during the work.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Green Park Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for Northern line to Balham

  • Clapham North Underground Station
  • Clapham Common Underground Station
  • Clapham South Underground Station
  • Balham Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, all Northern line trains from Balham will be via Charing Cross. Balham Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. For alternative access to the City, consider using Southern services to Victoria and changing to the District / Circle lines, cycling or taking bus route 155 to Elephant & Castle and changing to bus routes 136 or 133.

Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

  • Balham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

ARRIVA LONDON BUS STRIKE ON 16, 17 AND 18 MAY: Unite has announced three days of bus strike action. If the strike action goes ahead, services will be affected all day Monday 16 May up to the early hours of Wednesday 18 May. This is expected to affect 36 routes in south London, especially in and around Brixton, Streatham, Croydon and Thornton Heath, as well as small parts of Surrey. Transport for London (TfL) is advising customers in the areas to check before they travel and leave more time for their journeys.

Stanmore to Balham

Leave at 13:55 and arrive at 14:56
Journey time 01:01
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with Jubilee line to Green Park

  • Canons Park Underground Station
  • Queensbury Underground Station
  • Kingsbury Underground Station
  • Wembley Park Underground Station
  • Neasden Underground Station
  • Dollis Hill Underground Station
  • Willesden Green Underground Station
  • Kilburn Underground Station
  • West Hampstead Underground Station
  • Finchley Road Underground Station
  • Swiss Cottage Underground Station
  • St. John's Wood Underground Station
  • Baker Street Underground Station
  • Bond Street Underground Station
  • Green Park Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

GREEN PARK STATION: from Monday 28 February until early June 2022 escalator maintenance work is taking place. There will be no down escalator service to the Jubilee line platforms between 0700 and 1000, Monday to Friday. If you enter the station, or transfer from the Victoria line onto the Jubilee line at these times, please follow the temporary signs and allow more time for your journey. Staff will be available to provide information. From the Victoria line you can use these alternative routes to avoid changing trains at Green Park: To Canary Wharf: Use London Overground services from Highbury & Islington and change at Canada Water. To London Bridge: Use direct Thameslink services from Finsbury Park or St Pancras. To Waterloo: use the Bakerloo line from Oxford Circus. At other times a reduced escalator service to the Jubilee line will be available. Step-free access will also be available during the work.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Green Park Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for Victoria line to Stockwell

  • Victoria Underground Station
  • Pimlico Underground Station
  • Vauxhall Underground Station
  • Stockwell Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

GREEN PARK STATION: from Monday 28 February until early June 2022 escalator maintenance work is taking place. There will be no down escalator service to the Jubilee line platforms between 0700 and 1000, Monday to Friday. If you enter the station, or transfer from the Victoria line onto the Jubilee line at these times, please follow the temporary signs and allow more time for your journey. Staff will be available to provide information. From the Victoria line you can use these alternative routes to avoid changing trains at Green Park: To Canary Wharf: Use London Overground services from Highbury & Islington and change at Canada Water. To London Bridge: Use direct Thameslink services from Finsbury Park or St Pancras. To Waterloo: use the Bakerloo line from Oxford Circus. At other times a reduced escalator service to the Jubilee line will be available. Step-free access will also be available during the work.

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Green Park Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

Change for Northern line to Balham

  • Clapham North Underground Station
  • Clapham Common Underground Station
  • Clapham South Underground Station
  • Balham Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, all Northern line trains from Balham will be via Charing Cross. Balham Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. For alternative access to the City, consider using Southern services to Victoria and changing to the District / Circle lines, cycling or taking bus route 155 to Elephant & Castle and changing to bus routes 136 or 133.

Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

  • Balham Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

STATION TERRACE, KENSAL RISE: Until 17:00 Tuesday 30 August, route 452 is operating from Vauxhall to Ladbroke Grove Sainsburys and there is no service from Ladbroke Grove Sainsburys to Kensal Rise due to urban realm works. Buses towards Vauxhall will depart from Ladbroke Grove Sainsburys (Stop U).

Change for

    Travel disruption notes

    ARRIVA LONDON BUS STRIKE ON 16, 17 AND 18 MAY: Unite has announced three days of bus strike action. If the strike action goes ahead, services will be affected all day Monday 16 May up to the early hours of Wednesday 18 May. This is expected to affect 36 routes in south London, especially in and around Brixton, Streatham, Croydon and Thornton Heath, as well as small parts of Surrey. Transport for London (TfL) is advising customers in the areas to check before they travel and leave more time for their journeys.

    Stanmore to Balham

    Leave at 14:00 and arrive at 15:00
    Journey time 01:00
    You will need to make 7 changes

    Start with Jubilee line to Baker Street

    • Canons Park Underground Station
    • Queensbury Underground Station
    • Kingsbury Underground Station
    • Wembley Park Underground Station
    • Neasden Underground Station
    • Dollis Hill Underground Station
    • Willesden Green Underground Station
    • Kilburn Underground Station
    • West Hampstead Underground Station
    • Finchley Road Underground Station
    • Swiss Cottage Underground Station
    • St. John's Wood Underground Station
    • Baker Street Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Change for Bakerloo line to Oxford Circus

    • Regent's Park Underground Station
    • Oxford Circus Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Oxford Circus Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

    Change for Victoria line to Stockwell

    • Green Park Underground Station
    • Victoria Underground Station
    • Pimlico Underground Station
    • Vauxhall Underground Station
    • Stockwell Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, Oxford Circus Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. If you must travel at the busier times, allow more time for your journey.

    Change for Northern line to Balham

    • Clapham North Underground Station
    • Clapham Common Underground Station
    • Clapham South Underground Station
    • Balham Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    From Saturday 15 January to mid May 2022, the Northern line will be closed between Kennington and Moorgate as part of major upgrade works. During this time, all Northern line trains from Balham will be via Charing Cross. Balham Station is expected to be busy between 07:45-08:45 and 16:30-18:45. Please consider travelling at the quieter times for a more comfortable journey. For alternative access to the City, consider using Southern services to Victoria and changing to the District / Circle lines, cycling or taking bus route 155 to Elephant & Castle and changing to bus routes 136 or 133.

    Change for Walk to Balham Rail Station

    • Balham Rail Station

    Travel disruption notes

    None known at this time

    Change for

      Travel disruption notes

      STATION TERRACE, KENSAL RISE: Until 17:00 Tuesday 30 August, route 452 is operating from Vauxhall to Ladbroke Grove Sainsburys and there is no service from Ladbroke Grove Sainsburys to Kensal Rise due to urban realm works. Buses towards Vauxhall will depart from Ladbroke Grove Sainsburys (Stop U).

      Change for

        Travel disruption notes

        ARRIVA LONDON BUS STRIKE ON 16, 17 AND 18 MAY: Unite has announced three days of bus strike action. If the strike action goes ahead, services will be affected all day Monday 16 May up to the early hours of Wednesday 18 May. This is expected to affect 36 routes in south London, especially in and around Brixton, Streatham, Croydon and Thornton Heath, as well as small parts of Surrey. Transport for London (TfL) is advising customers in the areas to check before they travel and leave more time for their journeys.

        Buses

        Average journey time: 2 hours 17 mins

        Stanmore to Balham

        Leave at 13:20 and arrive at 15:56
        Journey time 02:36
        You will need to make 6 changes

        Start with 324 bus to Hendon Central Station

        • The Broadway
        • Rectory Lane Stanmore
        • Old Church Lane
        • Stanmore College
        • Wolverton Road
        • Stanmore Baptist Church
        • Stanburn Primary School
        • Wemborough Road Abercorn Road
        • St Andrew's Drive
        • Crowshott Avenue
        • Culver Grove Park High School
        • Culver Grove
        • Streatfield Road
        • Portland Crescent
        • Queensbury Circle
        • The Honeypot
        • Queensbury / Morrisons
        • Princes Avenue
        • Kingsbury Circle
        • Kingsbury Station
        • Valley Drive
        • Roe Green Park
        • Highfield Avenue
        • Fairfields Crescent
        • Stag Lane
        • Buck Lane
        • Colin Park Road
        • Court Way Colindale
        • Clovelly Avenue
        • Rushgrove Park
        • Colindeep Bridge
        • Grove Gardens Hendon
        • St Joseph's School
        • Hendon War Memorial
        • Hendon Central Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 113 bus to Baker Street Station

        • Beaufort Gardens
        • North Circular Road
        • Highfield Avenue
        • Woodville Gardens
        • Wessex Gardens
        • The Vale
        • Tamarisk Road
        • Cricklewood Lane
        • Lyndale Avenue
        • Fortune Green Road
        • Burrard Road
        • Lyncroft Gardens
        • West End Lane
        • Alvanley Gardens
        • Langland Gardens
        • Finchley Road & Frognal Station
        • O2 Centre
        • Finchley Road Station
        • Finchley Road / College Crescent
        • Swiss Cottage Station
        • Boundary Road
        • Queen's Grove
        • St John's Wood Station
        • Lord's Cricket Ground
        • London Central Mosque
        • Alpha Close
        • London Business School
        • Baker Street Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 74 bus to Hyde Park Corner Station

        • Dorset Street
        • Portman Square
        • Orchard Street / Selfridges
        • Marble Arch Station / Park Lane
        • Dorchester Hotel
        • London Hilton Hotel
        • Hyde Park Corner

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 137 bus to Clapham Common Station

        • Sloane Street / Knightsbridge Station
        • Pont Street
        • Sloane Square
        • Sloane Square Stn / Lower Sloane St
        • Royal Hospital Chelsea
        • Ebury Bridge Road
        • Lister Hospital
        • Battersea Park / Chelsea Gate
        • Sopwith Way
        • Battersea Park Station
        • Queenstown Road Station
        • Silverthorne Road
        • Prairie Street
        • Queenstown Road / Wandsworth Road
        • Sacred Heart House
        • Cedars Road / Clapham Common North Side
        • Royal Trinity Hospice
        • Clapham Common Old Town
        • Clapham Common Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 155 bus to Balham 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

        Stanmore to Balham

        Leave at 14:00 and arrive at 16:12
        Journey time 02:12
        You will need to make 8 changes

        Start with 324 bus to Fairfields Crescent

        • The Broadway
        • Rectory Lane Stanmore
        • Old Church Lane
        • Stanmore College
        • Wolverton Road
        • Stanmore Baptist Church
        • Stanburn Primary School
        • Wemborough Road Abercorn Road
        • St Andrew's Drive
        • Crowshott Avenue
        • Culver Grove Park High School
        • Culver Grove
        • Streatfield Road
        • Portland Crescent
        • Queensbury Circle
        • The Honeypot
        • Queensbury / Morrisons
        • Princes Avenue
        • Kingsbury Circle
        • Kingsbury Station
        • Valley Drive
        • Roe Green Park
        • Highfield Avenue
        • Fairfields Crescent

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 302 bus to All Souls Avenue

        • Roe Green
        • Kingsbury Green
        • Slough Lane
        • Queensbury Road
        • Lavender Avenue
        • Deanscroft Avenue
        • Tudor Gardens
        • Blackbird Hill
        • Quainton Street
        • Press Road
        • Neasden Shopping Parade / Birse Crescent
        • Mulgrave Road
        • Burnley Road
        • Chapter Road
        • Willesden Bus Garage
        • Villiers Road
        • Willesden Green Library
        • Hanover Road
        • All Souls Avenue

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 52 bus to Ladbroke Grove Station

        • Okehampton Road
        • Whitmore Gardens
        • Kensal Rise Station
        • Station Terrace
        • Banister Road
        • Harrow Road / Kilburn Lane
        • Ladbroke Grove Sainsbury's
        • Kensal House
        • Barlby Road
        • St Charles Square
        • Chesterton Road
        • Ladbroke Grove Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 452 bus to Queenstown Road (Battersea) Station

        • Elgin Crescent
        • Portobello and Golborne Market
        • Chepstow Villas
        • Notting Hill Gate Station
        • Palace Gardens Terr / Notting Hill Gte
        • Sheffield Terrace
        • York House Place / Kensington High St
        • Kensington Palace
        • Palace Gate
        • Queen's Gate
        • Royal Albert Hall
        • Prince Of Wales Gate
        • Rutland Gardens
        • Knightsbridge Station / Harrods
        • Sloane Street / Knightsbridge Station
        • Pont Street
        • Sloane Square
        • Sloane Square Stn / Lower Sloane St
        • Royal Hospital Chelsea
        • Ebury Bridge Road
        • Lister Hospital
        • Battersea Park / Chelsea Gate
        • Sopwith Way
        • Battersea Park Station
        • Queenstown Road Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 137 bus to Clapham Common Old Town

        • Silverthorne Road
        • Prairie Street
        • Queenstown Road / Wandsworth Road
        • Sacred Heart House
        • Cedars Road / Clapham Common North Side
        • Royal Trinity Hospice
        • Clapham Common Old Town

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for Walk to Clapham Common

        • Clapham Common

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 249 bus to Balham 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

        Stanmore to Balham

        Leave at 14:07 and arrive at 16:12
        Journey time 02:04
        You will need to make 10 changes

        Start with 142 bus to Edgware Station

        • London Road Synagogue
        • Canons Corner
        • Willow Court
        • St Peter's Church
        • Park Grove
        • Mill Ridge
        • Grove Road
        • Manor Park Crescent
        • Edgware Bus Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 251 bus to Burnt Oak Station

        • Manor Park Crescent
        • Whitchurch Lane
        • Deansbrook Road
        • Edgware Community Hospital
        • North Road
        • Watling Avenue
        • Burnt Oak Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 302 bus to All Souls Avenue

        • Oak Gardens
        • Holyrood Gardens
        • Fairway Avenue
        • Kingsbury Health and Wellbeing
        • Grove Park
        • Fairfields Crescent
        • Roe Green
        • Kingsbury Green
        • Slough Lane
        • Queensbury Road
        • Lavender Avenue
        • Deanscroft Avenue
        • Tudor Gardens
        • Blackbird Hill
        • Quainton Street
        • Press Road
        • Neasden Shopping Parade / Birse Crescent
        • Mulgrave Road
        • Burnley Road
        • Chapter Road
        • Willesden Bus Garage
        • Villiers Road
        • Willesden Green Library
        • Hanover Road
        • All Souls Avenue

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 52 bus to Ladbroke Grove Sainsbury's

        • Okehampton Road
        • Whitmore Gardens
        • Kensal Rise Station
        • Station Terrace
        • Banister Road
        • Harrow Road / Kilburn Lane
        • Ladbroke Grove Sainsbury's

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for Walk to Kensal House

        • Kensal House

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 452 bus to Queenstown Road (Battersea) Station

        • Barlby Road
        • St Charles Square
        • Chesterton Road
        • Ladbroke Grove Station
        • Elgin Crescent
        • Portobello and Golborne Market
        • Chepstow Villas
        • Notting Hill Gate Station
        • Palace Gardens Terr / Notting Hill Gte
        • Sheffield Terrace
        • York House Place / Kensington High St
        • Kensington Palace
        • Palace Gate
        • Queen's Gate
        • Royal Albert Hall
        • Prince Of Wales Gate
        • Rutland Gardens
        • Knightsbridge Station / Harrods
        • Sloane Street / Knightsbridge Station
        • Pont Street
        • Sloane Square
        • Sloane Square Stn / Lower Sloane St
        • Royal Hospital Chelsea
        • Ebury Bridge Road
        • Lister Hospital
        • Battersea Park / Chelsea Gate
        • Sopwith Way
        • Battersea Park Station
        • Queenstown Road Station

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 137 bus to Clapham Common Old Town

        • Silverthorne Road
        • Prairie Street
        • Queenstown Road / Wandsworth Road
        • Sacred Heart House
        • Cedars Road / Clapham Common North Side
        • Royal Trinity Hospice
        • Clapham Common Old Town

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for Walk to Clapham Common

        • Clapham Common

        Travel disruption notes

        None known at this time

        Change for 249 bus to Balham 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: 1 hour 57 mins

        Stanmore to Balham

        Leave at 13:53 and arrive at 15:50
        Journey time 01:57
        This is a direct service

        Start with Cycle to Balham Rail Station

          Travel disruption notes

          None known at this time


          Return journey: Balham to Stanmore


          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 Stanmore and Balham by London Underground?

          The average journey between Stanmore and Balham by train is 1 hour 00 mins

          Which tube lines call at Stanmore?

          The Jubilee line calls at Stanmore

          Which tube lines call at Balham?

          The Northern line calls at Balham

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