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Which London travel zone is Balham station in?

Balham is in London TravelZone: 3

Station Address
Balham station,
Balham Station Road,
PostcodeSW12 9SG

Lines Served

National Rail

  • Southern
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Station facilities

Local travel options

Storage locationSide entrance
Storage spaces14
Storage CCTVYes
Car ParkNo
Onward travel informationInformation to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here.
Impaired mobility set down / pick up points availableNo

Ticket Office

Ticket Office Monday - Friday 06:00 - 21:45 Saturday 06:00 - 21:45 Sunday 07:00 - 21:00
Opening hoursHeight adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Height adjusted ticket office counterThis office has an induction loop
Induction loopYes
Ticket machinesThere are accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machinesYes, from either ticket office or self-service ticket machine
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Get Oyster cards hereYes, at ticket machine
Top-up Oyster pay as you go hereYes
Use Oyster Pay as you go hereYou can top up pay-as-you-go on Oyster using the self service ticket machines. Oyster Cards cannot be purchased at this station.
Smartcards issuedNo
Smartcards top-upNot possible at this station
Smartcards validatorsYes
Penalty faresSmartcards are available online at :
London fare zone Penalty fares apply for Southern 

Station Facilities

ATM MachineYes
Public Wi-FiFind WiFi Hotspots around this station
Refreshment facilitiesYes
ToiletsFood outlet (Seating available)
Accessible toiletsYes
Baby changing facilitiesYes
National key toiletsNo
Waiting RoomsNo
Waiting rooms locationYes
Waiting rooms opening hoursWaiting area in booking hall - Waiting rooms normally available when station is staffed

Disability Accessibility

Helpline Contact Monday - Sunday 07:00 - 22:00 The assisted helpline is not available on Christmas Day.
Helpline opening hoursYes
Staff help availableStaffing hours are shown in the 'Staffing and General services' section, however staff may be involved in other activities during these hours so please do book assistance where possible.
Staff help available opening times Monday - Sunday 04:30 - 00:45
Ramp for train accessYes
Step free access coverageYes
Step free access noteStep-free access to platforms 1 and 2 from street via lift. Step-free interchange is possible between platforms 1 (to Croydon/Sutton/London Bridge) and 2 (to Victoria). During times of engineering work trains may stop on platform 3 which does not have step-free access, please check when dates of travel are known.
Wheelchairs availableYes

Map of Balham station station

map of Balham station

Places to visit near Balham Station

1. Dulwich Picture Gallery
2. Chelsea Physic Garden
3. Carlyle's House
4. Wandle Industrial Museum
5. National Army Museum

6. Museum of Wimbledon
7. Salvation Army Heritage Centre
8. Fulham Palace
9. Tate Britain

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