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There are 5 ways to get from Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Subway, train  •  43 min

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Liverpool Street station Circle
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Clapton

Cheapest option

Bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Road Upper Clapton Road N38

£2

3 alternative options

Line 38 bus  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the line 38 bus from Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout 38 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) 5.7 miles

£16 - £20

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) 5.7 miles

£1 - £2

Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) by walk, subway and train

The journey time between Trafalgar Square and Clapton (Station) is around 33 min and covers a distance of around 7 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 27 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube) and London Overground, the Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) service departs from Trafalgar Square and arrives in Clapton. Typically 573 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
33 min
Fastest journey time:
27 min
Journey distance:
7 miles
Services per week:
573
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:12
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) walk, subway and train schedules

Trafalgar Square → Clapton (Station)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Clapton (Station) is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Clapton (Station) is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Clapton (Station) is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) is to taxi which costs £16 - £20 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown and arriving at Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Road Upper Clapton Road. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trafalgar Square station to Clapton (Station). However, there are services departing from Embankment station and arriving at Clapton via London Liverpool Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between Trafalgar Square and Clapton (Station) is 5 miles. The road distance is 5.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) without a car is to subway and train which takes 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station), including transfers.

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Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown station.

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Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Embankment station.

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Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Road Upper Clapton Road station.

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Map of how to get from Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station).
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  • Distance: 4.8 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

What companies run services between Trafalgar Square, England and Clapton (Station), England?

London Buses operates a bus from Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Road Upper Clapton Road hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment station to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to Clapton
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Road Upper Clapton Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Soho, Gerrard Place Chinatown to Lower Clapton, Lea Bridge Roundabout
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Clapton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station) is 6 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Trafalgar Square to Clapton (Station).

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