There are 7 ways to get from Hammersmith to Balham by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Train  •  15 min

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

$3 - $5

6 alternative options

Tube, train  •  31 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 - $8

Line 295 bus  •  45 min

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

$4 - $5

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

$17 - $25

Bikeshare  •  28 min

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

$10 - $13

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

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The distance between Hammersmith and Balham is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Hammersmith to Balham without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs .

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

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Hammersmith to Balham train services, operated by Southern, depart from Kensington (Olympia) station.

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The best way to get from Hammersmith to Balham is to train which takes 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 295 bus, which costs and takes 45 min.

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Hammersmith to Balham train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Balham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hammersmith to Balham is 6 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Hammersmith to Balham.

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Map of how to get from Hammersmith to Balham.
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  • Distance: 4.5 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

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 37 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
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
southernrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
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
$2 - $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
37 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
$17 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$17 - $25
Access
$18 - $26
Assist
$18 - $26
UberX
$18 - $26
UberXL
$26 - $35
Exec
$35 - $50
Lux
$55 - $80
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Hammersmith Road, Hammersmith to Clapham Common North Side, Clapham Common
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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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