There are 6 ways to get from Balham to Charing Cross by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tube  •  17 min

  1. Take the Tube from Balham Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station Northern

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the bus from Balham New Road to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N155

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balham to Charing Cross 5.4 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Balham to Charing Cross 5.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Balham to Charing Cross 5.4 miles

$16 - $24

Bikeshare  •  32 min

  1. Cycle from Clapham Common North Side, Clapham Common to Craven Street, Strand 4.8 miles

What companies run services between Balham, England and Charing Cross, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Balham to Charing Cross hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Balham Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Balham New Road to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Balham to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$16 - $24
uberASSIST
$20 - $28
uberX
$20 - $28
ACCESS
$19 - $26
uberXL
$26 - $40
UberEXEC
$35 - $55
UberLUX
$60 - $85
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Clapham Common North Side, Clapham Common to Craven Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Balham to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Balham to Charing Cross?

The distance between Balham and Charing Cross is 7 km. The road distance is 9 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Balham to Charing Cross?

The cheapest way to get from Balham to Charing Cross is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Balham to Charing Cross?

The quickest way to get from Balham to Charing Cross is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs £21 - £26.

Is there a direct bus between Balham and Charing Cross?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Balham New Road and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

How long does it take to get from Balham to Charing Cross?

The Tube from Balham Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.