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Clapham Common ⇄ Clapham South Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Clapham Common to Clapham South is in fare zone 2 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Clapham Common take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Clapham South

Number of tube stops: 1 · Journey time: Approx 4 mins

Stations on the route: Clapham Common ➜ Clapham South

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 Clapham Common to Balham

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Clapham Common train station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham South station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham Common station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs between the entrance and the booking hall (17 steps down +8 steps down from the Clapham Common/​Clapham Park Road entrance, 9 steps down +15 steps down from the Clapham High Street entrance, or 7 steps down +15 steps down from The Pavement entrance). After that there̱s an escalator (or 5x14 steps down) plus a flight of stairs down to the platforms (19 steps down)

Clapham South station exit – There’s an escalator between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use six flights of stairs (6x17 steps up). There’s no lift

The journey from Clapham South to Clapham Common is in fare zone 2 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Clapham South take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Clapham Common

Number of tube stops: 1 · Journey time: Approx 4 mins

Stations on the route: Clapham South ➜ Clapham Common

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 Clapham South to Balham and Clapham South to Clapham Common

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Clapham South train station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham Common station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham South station entrance – There’s an escalator between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use six flights of stairs (6x17 steps down). There’s no lift

Clapham Common station exit – There’s an escalator (or 5x14 steps up) plus a flight of stairs from the platforms to the booking hall (19 steps up). After that there’s another two flights of stairs from the booking hall to the exit (8 steps up +17 steps up to the Clapham Common/​Clapham Park Road exit, 15 steps up +9 steps up to the Clapham High Street exit, or 15 steps up +7 steps up to The Pavement exit)

Tube fare between Clapham Common and Clapham South

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 2. 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 Clapham Common ⇄ Clapham South 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 2 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Clapham Common ⇄ Clapham South Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
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 tube fares, Senior tube fares, Child tube fares, Oyster fares, Contactless 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 – You could walk the one mile distance in about 19-21 minutes

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 prices · Senior bus prices · Child bus prices

Travel by taxi – The one mile taxi journey between Clapham South tube station and Clapham Common will cost approximately £7 to £12 and will take 6-13 mins