There are 5 ways to get from Balham to Kingston upon Thames by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  31 min

  1. Take the train from Balham to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Kingston

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 57 bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 57 bus from Clapham Park, Poynders Road Kings Avenue to Fairfield Bus Station 57

$3

3 alternative options

Line 131 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 131 bus from Tooting Bwy South Thames Coll to Fairfield Bus Station 131 / ...

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Balham to Kingston upon Thames 8.9 miles

$40 - $55

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Balham to Kingston upon Thames 8.9 miles

$1 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Balham to Kingston upon Thames is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Balham to Kingston upon Thames is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Clapham Park, Poynders Road Kings Avenue and arriving at Fairfield Bus Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Balham to Kingston upon Thames. However, there are services departing from Balham and arriving at Kingston via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Balham and Kingston upon Thames is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Balham to Kingston upon Thames without a car is to train which takes 31 min and costs £5 - £9.

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from Balham to Kingston upon Thames, including transfers.

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Balham to Kingston upon Thames bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Clapham Park, Poynders Road Kings Avenue station.

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Balham to Kingston upon Thames train services, operated by Southern, depart from Balham station.

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The best way to get from Balham to Kingston upon Thames is to train which takes 31 min and costs £5 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 131 bus, which costs £4 - £5 and takes 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Balham to Kingston upon Thames.
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  • Distance: 7.2 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Balham, England and Kingston upon Thames, England?

You can take a train from Balham to Kingston upon Thames via Clapham Junction in around 31 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Balham to Kingston upon Thames every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Tooting Bwy South Thames Coll to Fairfield Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Clapham Park, Poynders Road Kings Avenue to Fairfield Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Balham to Kingston upon Thames
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$40 - $55
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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