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There are 4 ways to get from Balham (Station) to London by train, subway, bus or taxi

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  1. Take the train from Balham to London Victoria

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Balham, Hildreth Street Market to Charing Cross

Subway

  1. Take the subway from Balham station to Bank station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Balham (Station) to London Victoria
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The cheapest way to get from Balham (Station) to London is to bus which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

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The fastest way to get from Balham (Station) to London is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £13 - £16 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Balham, Hildreth Street Market and arriving at Charing Cross. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Balham and arriving at London Victoria. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between Balham (Station) and London is 5 miles.

The best way to get from Balham (Station) to London without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs £3 - £6.

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The train from Balham to London Victoria takes 12 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Balham (Station) to London bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Balham, Hildreth Street Market station.

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Balham (Station) to London train services, operated by Southern Service, depart from Balham station.

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The best way to get from Balham (Station) to London is to train which takes 12 min and costs £3 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Balham (Station) to London.
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  • Distance: 4.6 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

What companies run services between Balham (Station), England and London, England?

Southern Service operates a train from Balham to London Victoria every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £6 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Balham, Hildreth Street Market to Charing Cross hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Balham station to Bank station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Balham, Hildreth Street Market to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Balham (Station) to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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Balham (Station) to London bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Charing Cross station.

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Balham (Station) to London train services, operated by Southern Service, arrive at London Victoria station.

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