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Balham ⇄ Regent’s Park Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Balham to Regent's Park is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Bakerloo tube lines, changing trains at Elephant & Castle

  1. From Balham take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Elephant & Castle to the Bakerloo Line
  3. Leave the train at Regent’s Park

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 37 mins

Stations on the route: Balham ➜ Clapham South ➜ Clapham Common ➜ Clapham North ➜ Stockwell ➜ Oval ➜ Kennington ➜ Elephant & Castle [change train] Elephant & Castle ➜ Lambeth North ➜ Waterloo ➜ Embankment ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Regent’s Park

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Bakerloo

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Balham to Great Portland Street, Balham to Baker Street and Balham to Oxford Circus

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Balham station is not wheelchair accessible

Regent’s Park station is not wheelchair accessible

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 Elephant & Castle – You must use stairs when changing platforms

Regent’s Park station exit – There’s a lift from the northbound platform to the booking hall, or a lift plus two flights of stairs from the southbound platform (8 steps down +20 steps up). After that there’s another two flights of stairs from the booking hall to the exit (15 steps up +20 steps up)

The journey from Regent's Park to Balham is in fare zones 1-3 and you’ll have to use the Bakerloo and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Charing Cross

  1. From Regent’s Park take the Bakerloo Line
  2. Change at Charing Cross to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Balham

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 36 mins

Stations on the route: Regent’s Park ➜ Oxford Circus ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Charing Cross [change train] Charing Cross ➜ Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval ➜ Stockwell ➜ Clapham North ➜ Clapham Common ➜ Clapham South ➜ Balham

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Bakerloo and Northern

First and last train times on the Bakerloo line

Tube times for the Bakerloo line

Alternative routes include Regent’s Park to Great Portland Street, Regent’s Park to Baker Street and Regent’s Park to Oxford Circus

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Regent’s Park train station is not wheelchair accessible

Balham station is not wheelchair accessible

Regent’s Park station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the booking hall (20 steps down +15 steps down). After that there’s a lift down to the northbound platform, or a lift plus two flights of stairs to the southbound platform (20 steps down +8 steps up)

Changing tube line at Charing Cross – You must use stairs when changing platforms

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 Regent's Park

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 ⇄ Regent’s Park 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 ⇄ Regent’s Park 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 London Underground fares, Pensioner fares, Children’s fares, Oyster card fares, Contactless card fares and Travelcard fares
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 – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 5¾ miles apart

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 2024 · Pensioner bus tickets 2024 · Children’s bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 5¾ mile taxi fare between Regent’s Park underground station and Balham should cost you about £28 to £40 and will take anything from 26-39 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Regent’s Park station