Balcombe Rail Station to Pokesdown Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 4 hours 33 mins

Balcombe Rail Station to Pokesdown Rail Station

Leave at 00:30 and arrive at 07:44
Journey time 07:14
You will need to make 6 changes

Start with Thameslink to Blackfriars

  • Three Bridges Rail Station
  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station
  • Horley Rail Station
  • Redhill Rail Station
  • Purley Rail Station
  • East Croydon Rail Station
  • London Blackfriars Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Blackfriars Station / South Entrance

  • Blackfriars Station / South Entrance

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for N89 bus to Aldwych / Drury Lane

  • Blackfriars Station / North Entrance
  • Shoe Lane
  • Fetter Lane
  • Chancery Lane
  • The Royal Courts Of Justice
  • Aldwych / Australia House
  • Aldwych / Drury Lane

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for 243 bus to Waterloo Station/Mepham Street

  • Waterloo Bridge / South Bank
  • Waterloo Station / Mepham Street

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Waterloo Station

  • Waterloo Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for South Western Railway to Pokesdown

  • Clapham Junction Rail Station
  • Wimbledon Rail Station
  • Surbiton Rail Station
  • Woking Rail Station
  • Basingstoke Rail Station
  • Micheldever Rail Station
  • Winchester Rail Station
  • Eastleigh Rail Station
  • Southampton Airport Parkway Rail Station
  • Southampton Central Rail Station
  • Totton Rail Station
  • Brockenhurst Rail Station
  • Sway Rail Station
  • New Milton Rail Station
  • Hinton Admiral Rail Station
  • Christchurch Rail Station
  • Pokesdown Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

POKESDOWN STATION: This station has short platforms. Customers are advised to travel in the front 9 coaches and listen to on-board announcements.

Balcombe Rail Station to Pokesdown Rail Station

Leave at 05:32 and arrive at 08:39
Journey time 03:07
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Thameslink to Gatwick Airport

  • Three Bridges Rail Station
  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southern to Clapham Junction

  • East Croydon Rail Station
  • Clapham Junction Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Clapham Junction is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Change for South Western Railway to Pokesdown

  • Woking Rail Station
  • Basingstoke Rail Station
  • Winchester Rail Station
  • Eastleigh Rail Station
  • Southampton Airport Parkway Rail Station
  • Southampton Central Rail Station
  • Totton Rail Station
  • Brockenhurst Rail Station
  • Sway Rail Station
  • New Milton Rail Station
  • Hinton Admiral Rail Station
  • Christchurch Rail Station
  • Pokesdown Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Clapham Junction is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

POKESDOWN STATION: This station has short platforms. Customers are advised to travel in the front 9 coaches and listen to on-board announcements.

Balcombe Rail Station to Pokesdown Rail Station

Leave at 06:20 and arrive at 09:39
Journey time 03:19
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Thameslink to Gatwick Airport

  • Three Bridges Rail Station
  • Gatwick Airport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Southern to Clapham Junction

  • East Croydon Rail Station
  • Clapham Junction Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Clapham Junction is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Change for South Western Railway to Woking

  • Surbiton Rail Station
  • Walton-on-Thames Rail Station
  • Weybridge Rail Station
  • Woking Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

Clapham Junction is one of our busier stations, especially in the morning and evening peaks. If you can make a small change to the time you travel, you could have more space.

Change for South Western Railway to Pokesdown

  • Basingstoke Rail Station
  • Winchester Rail Station
  • Eastleigh Rail Station
  • Southampton Airport Parkway Rail Station
  • Southampton Central Rail Station
  • Totton Rail Station
  • Brockenhurst Rail Station
  • Sway Rail Station
  • New Milton Rail Station
  • Hinton Admiral Rail Station
  • Christchurch Rail Station
  • Pokesdown Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

POKESDOWN STATION: This station has short platforms. Customers are advised to travel in the front 9 coaches and listen to on-board announcements.


Return journey: Pokesdown Rail Station to Balcombe Rail Station


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

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