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

The journey from Clapham Common to Gloucester Road is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern, Victoria and District tube lines, changing trains at Stockwell and Victoria

  1. From Clapham Common take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Stockwell to the Victoria Line
  3. Change at Victoria to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Gloucester Road

Number of tube stops: 8 · Journey time: Approx 38 mins

Stations on the route: Clapham Common ➜ Clapham North ➜ Stockwell [change train] Stockwell ➜ Vauxhall ➜ Pimlico ➜ Victoria [change train] Victoria ➜ Sloane Square ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Victoria and District

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Clapham Common to South Kensington, Clapham Common to Earls Court and Clapham Common to High Street Kensington

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Clapham Common underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Gloucester Road 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)

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 Victoria – You can use a lift when changing between the Circle/​District/​Victoria/​National Rail platforms

Gloucester Road station exit – You must use a lift plus two flights of stairs from the Piccadilly line platforms to the exit (15 steps up +12 steps up), or three flights of stairs from the Circle/​District line platforms (3x12 steps to the Circle and District eastbound, or 11 steps up +12 steps up +17 steps up from the District westbound)

The journey from Gloucester Road to Clapham Common is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the District and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Embankment

  1. From Gloucester Road take the District Line
  2. Change at Embankment to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Clapham Common

Number of tube stops: 12 · Journey time: Approx 35 mins

Stations on the route: Gloucester Road ➜ South Kensington ➜ Sloane Square ➜ Victoria ➜ St. James’s Park ➜ Westminster ➜ Embankment [change train] Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval ➜ Stockwell ➜ Clapham North ➜ Clapham Common

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the District and Northern

First and last train times on the District line

Tube times for the District line

Alternative routes include Gloucester Road to South Kensington, Gloucester Road to Earls Court and Gloucester Road to High Street Kensington

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Gloucester Road train station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham Common station is not wheelchair accessible

Gloucester Road station entrance – You must use a lift plus two flights of stairs between the entrance and the Piccadilly line platforms (12 steps down +15 steps down), or three flights of stairs to the Circle/​District line platforms (3x12 steps down to the Circle and District eastbound, or 17 steps down +12 steps down +11 steps down to the District westbound)

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

Changing tube line at – You can use a lift when changing between the Circle/​District/​Victoria/​National Rail platforms

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 Gloucester Road

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 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 ⇄ Gloucester Road 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Clapham Common ⇄ Gloucester Road 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 tickets, Senior tickets, Child tickets, 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 – The distance to Clapham Common is about three miles. It would take you around 57-63 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 fares · OAP bus fares · Kids bus fares

Travel by taxi – The three mile taxi ride between Gloucester Road station and Clapham Common station should cost between £14.30 and £24.60 and take about 13-25 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Gloucester Road station