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Balham ⇄ Tooting Broadway Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Balham to Tooting Broadway is in fare zone 3 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Balham take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Tooting Broadway

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 6 mins

Stations on the route: Balham ➜ Tooting Bec ➜ Tooting Broadway

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Balham to Tooting Bec and Balham to Colliers Wood

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Balham tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Tooting Broadway 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)

Tooting Broadway station exit – There’s an escalator between the platforms and the exit, but no lift

The journey from Tooting Broadway to Balham is in fare zone 3 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Tooting Broadway take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Balham

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 6 mins

Stations on the route: Tooting Broadway ➜ Tooting Bec ➜ Balham

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Tooting Broadway to Tooting Bec and Tooting Broadway to Colliers Wood

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Tooting Broadway train station is not wheelchair accessible

Balham station is not wheelchair accessible

Tooting Broadway station entrance – There’s an escalator between the entrance and the platforms, but no lift

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 Tooting Broadway

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 3. The cheapest fare is £1.80 off-peak (£1.90 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 ⇄ Tooting Broadway 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 3 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Balham ⇄ Tooting Broadway Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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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 – 1¼ miles would take you about 23-25 minutes 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 fares · Senior citizen bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 1¼ mile journey between Tooting Broadway train station and Balham in a black taxi should cost approximately £7 to £12 and take 7-15 mins