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There are 7 ways to get from Lewisham to Balham (Station) by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Recommended option

Train, subway via London Bridge  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham to London Bridge
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Balham station Northern

$9 - $14

Cheapest option

Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from New Cross Gate to Balham

$5 - $8

5 alternative options

Train Dockland Light Railway (DLR), subway  •  47 min

  1. Take the train from Lewisham DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the subway from Bank station to Balham station Northern

$7 - $10

Bus, line 155 bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the bus from London Lewisham to London Elephant and Castle National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 155 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Balham 155 / ...

$6 - $11

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lewisham to Balham (Station) 8.4 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Lewisham to Balham (Station) 8.4 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Walk from Lewisham to Balham (Station) 7.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Lewisham to Balham (Station) is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lewisham to Balham (Station) is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lewisham to Balham (Station). However, there are services departing from London Lewisham and arriving at Balham via Elephant & Castle Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Cross Gate and arriving at Balham. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Lewisham and Balham (Station) is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Lewisham to Balham (Station) without a car is to train and subway which takes 28 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 28 min to get from Lewisham to Balham (Station), including transfers.

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Lewisham to Balham (Station) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Lewisham station.

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Lewisham to Balham (Station) train services, operated by Southern, depart from New Cross Gate station.

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The best way to get from Lewisham to Balham (Station) is to train which takes 34 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can bus and line 155 bus, which costs £4 - £9 and takes 53 min.

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Map of how to get from Lewisham to Balham (Station).
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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 28 min

What companies run services between Lewisham, England and Balham (Station), England?

Southern operates a train from Lewisham to Balham (Station) hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lewisham to Balham (Station) via London Elephant and Castle and Elephant & Castle Station in around 53 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge station to Balham station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank station to Balham station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Lewisham DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Lewisham to London Elephant and Castle
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Lewisham Clock Tower to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Balham
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Lewisham to Balham (Station)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$40 - $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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Lewisham to Balham (Station) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Balham station.

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Lewisham to Balham (Station) train services, operated by Southern, arrive at Balham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lewisham to Balham (Station) is 8 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Lewisham to Balham (Station).

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