There are 7 ways to get from Hammersmith to Balham by train, 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

Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Kensington (Olympia) to Balham

$3 - $5

6 alternative options

Tube, train  •  29 min

  1. Take the Tube from Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station District
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Balham

$5 - $44

Line 295 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 295 bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Clapham Junction Station 295

$4 - $43

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hammersmith to Balham 6.3 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Hammersmith to Balham 6.3 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hammersmith to Balham 6.3 miles

$20 - $29

Bikeshare  •  28 min

  1. Cycle from Hammersmith Road, Hammersmith to Clapham Common North Side, Clapham Common 4.5 miles

What companies run services between Hammersmith, England and Balham, England?

Southern operates a train from Hammersmith to Balham hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Hammersmith to Balham every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
Southern
Website
southernrailway.com
Train from Kensington (Olympia) to Balham
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from London Victoria to Balham
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Hammersmith (Dist&Picc Line) Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Clapham Junction Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hammersmith to Balham
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$20 - $29
uberACCESS
$22 - $30
uberASSIST
$22 - $30
uberX
$22 - $30
uberXL
$30 - $45
UberEXEC
$35 - $50
UberLUX
$55 - $80
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Hammersmith Road, Hammersmith to Clapham Common North Side, Clapham Common
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Hammersmith to Balham
Ave. Duration
14 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

The distance between Hammersmith and Balham is 7 km. The road distance is 10 km.

The cheapest way to get from Hammersmith to Balham is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Hammersmith to Balham is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs £24 - £30.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kensington (Olympia) and arriving at Balham. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

The train from Kensington (Olympia) to Balham takes 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.