There are 8 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Balham by subway, train, 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.

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Tube, train via Paddington Underground Station  •  35 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station Circle
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Balham

$5 - $8

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Tube, line 155 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station Bakerloo
  2. Take the line 155 bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Balham New Road N155 / ...

$6 - $7

Tube, train  •  57 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Victoria Underground Station Circle
  2. Take the train from London Victoria to Balham

$6 - $9

Bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square N18
  2. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Balham New Road N155

$6

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Balham 6.5 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from London Paddington Station to Balham 6.5 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  14 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Paddington Station to Balham 6.5 miles

$18 - $25

Bikeshare  •  31 min

  1. Cycle from South Wharf Road, Paddington to Clapham Common North Side, Clapham Common 5 miles

$11 - $14

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Paddington Station to Balham. However, there are services departing from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice and arriving at Balham New Road via Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 22 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Balham is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Balham without a car is to Tube and train which takes 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 35 min to get from London Paddington Station to Balham, including transfers.

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London Paddington Station to Balham bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice station.

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London Paddington Station to Balham bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Balham New Road station.

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

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There are 8302+ hotels available in Balham. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Balham.
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  • Distance: 5.1 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Balham, England?

You can take a bus from London Paddington Station to Balham via Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice, Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square, and Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross in around 1 h 22 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Elephant & Castle Underground Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Victoria Underground Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle Station to Balham New Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington, Bishops Bridge Road Little Venice to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Balham New Road
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Paddington Station to Balham
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$18 - $25
Access
$18 - $26
Assist
$18 - $26
UberX
$18 - $26
UberXL
$27 - $40
Exec
$35 - $50
Lux
$55 - $80
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from South Wharf Road, Paddington to Clapham Common North Side, Clapham Common
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from London Paddington Station 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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