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Balham ⇄ Bond Street Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Balham to Bond Street is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Northern, Victoria and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at Stockwell and Green Park

  1. From Balham take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Stockwell to the Victoria Line
  3. Change at Green Park to the Jubilee Line
  4. Leave the train at Bond Street

Number of tube stops: 9 · Journey time: Approx 40 mins

Stations on the route: Balham ➜ Clapham South ➜ Clapham Common ➜ Clapham North ➜ Stockwell [change train] Stockwell ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Pimlico ➜ Victoria ➜ Green Park [change train] Green Park ➜ Bond Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Victoria and Jubilee

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Balham to Marble Arch, Balham to Oxford Circus and Balham to Baker Street

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Balham train station is not wheelchair accessible

The Elizabeth and Jubilee lines at Bond Street station are wheelchair accessible, and have step-free access from the street to the train. The Central line only has step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

Balham station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the Chestnut Grove entrance and the booking hall (7 steps down +14 steps down +11 steps down), or 5 steps down +14 steps down +11 steps down between the Balham High Road West entrance and the booking hall, or 21 steps down +10 steps down between the Balham High Road East entrance and the booking hall, plus another escalator or three flights of stairs from the booking hall to the platforms (2x3 steps down +16 steps down)

Changing tube line at Stockwell – Changing between the Northern northbound and Victoria northbound, or the Northern southbound and Victoria southbound, is on the level, but you must use stairs for all other platform changes

Changing tube line at Green Park – There are two lifts and a long walk when changing platforms. If you want a shorter walk then you can use two escalators instead of the lifts

Bond Street station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two escalators from the Jubilee line platforms to the booking hall, or one escalator plus 21 steps from the Central line platforms. After that there are another three flights of stairs to the Oxford Street southside exit (5 steps up +20 steps up +5 steps up), or two flights to the Oxford Street northside/​Stratford Plaza exit (9 steps up +19 steps up), or one flight of 7 stairs plus an escalator to the Davies Street exit, or an escalator to the Gilbert Street exit

The journey from Bond Street to Balham is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Waterloo

  1. From Bond Street take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at Waterloo to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Balham

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 34 mins

Stations on the route: Bond Street ➜ Green Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Waterloo [change train] Waterloo ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval ➜ Stockwell ➜ Clapham North ➜ Clapham Common ➜ Clapham South ➜ Balham

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Jubilee and Northern

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include Bond Street to Marble Arch, Bond Street to Oxford Circus and Bond Street to Baker Street

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

The Elizabeth and Jubilee lines at Bond Street train station are wheelchair accessible, and have step-free access from the street to the train. The Central line only has step-free access from the street to the platform, and there may be a step up or gap to the train

Balham station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Bond Street station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs from the Oxford Street southside entrance to the booking hall (5 steps down +20 steps down +5 steps down), or two flights from the Oxford Street northside/​Stratford Plaza entrance (19 steps down +9 steps down), or one flight of 7 stairs plus an escalator from the Davies Street entrance, or an escalator from the Gilbert Street entrance. After that there are two more escalators down to the Jubilee line platforms, or one escalator plus 21 steps to the Central line platforms

Changing tube line at Waterloo – You must use an escalator when changing trains from the Jubilee line platforms. You must use stairs when changing trains from the Bakerloo northbound platform, but there’s an escalator when changing trains from the Bakerloo southbound platform

Changing tube line at – There are two lifts and a long walk when changing platforms. If you want a shorter walk then you can use two escalators instead of the lifts

Balham station exit – You must use an escalator or three flights of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (16 steps up +2x3 steps up), plus another three flights of stairs between the booking hall and the Chestnut Grove exit (11 steps up +14 steps up +7 steps up), or 11 steps up +14 steps up +5 steps up between the booking hall and the Balham High Road West exit, or 10 steps up +21 steps up between the booking hall and the Balham High Road East exit

Tube fare between Balham and Bond Street

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Balham ⇄ Bond Street Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Balham ⇄ Bond Street Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-4 travelcard £15.90 n/a £61.40 £235.80
Zone 1-6 travelcard £22.60 £15.90 £78 £299
Zone 1-9 travelcard £28.50 £17 £111.30 £427.40
See our complete list of Adult train prices, Senior train prices, Child train prices, Oyster prices, Contactless prices and Travelcard prices
Note: Tube journey prices are correct as of

Peak and off-peak journey times

For Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30 AM-9.30 AM and 4 PM-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends are always classed as off-peak. Note: Between the 8th March and 31st May 2024 TFL are running a trial called ‘Off-Peak Friday Fares’, where Fridays will be classed as off-peak all day.

The fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – It’s around 5 miles to Balham, which is too far to walk

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus tickets · Senior bus tickets · Child bus tickets

Travel by taxi – A five mile taxi ride between Bond Street tube station and Balham station should cost between £23 and £35.50 and take about 21-35 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Bond Street station