There are 6 ways to get from Balham to King's Cross Station 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  •  27 min

  1. Take the Tube from Balham Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Northern

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Line 45 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 45 bus from Clapham Park, Poynders Road Kings Avenue to Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way 45

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balham to King's Cross Station 7.7 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Balham to King's Cross Station 7.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Balham to King's Cross Station 7.7 miles

$25 - $35

Bikeshare  •  43 min

  1. Cycle from Clapham Common North Side, Clapham Common to Birkenhead Street, King's Cross 6.7 miles

What companies run services between Balham, England and King's Cross Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Balham to King's Cross Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Balham Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Park, Poynders Road Kings Avenue to Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Balham to King's Cross Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$25 - $35
uberACCESS
$26 - $40
uberASSIST
$26 - $40
uberX
$26 - $40
uberXL
$35 - $50
UberEXEC
$40 - $60
UberLUX
$65 - $90
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Clapham Common North Side, Clapham Common to Birkenhead Street, King's Cross
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Balham to King's Cross Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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

The distance between Balham and King's Cross Station is 10 km. The road distance is 12 km.

The cheapest way to get from Balham to King's Cross Station is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Balham to King's Cross Station is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs £29 - £35.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Clapham Park, Poynders Road Kings Avenue and arriving at Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

The Tube from Balham Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station takes 27 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.