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

The journey from Clapham Common to Holloway Road is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Piccadilly tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Clapham Common take the Northern Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Leave the train at Holloway Road

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: Clapham Common ➜ Clapham North ➜ Stockwell ➜ Oval ➜ Kennington ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bank ➜ Moorgate ➜ Old Street ➜ Angel ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras [change train] King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ Holloway Road

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Piccadilly

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Clapham Common to Caledonian Road, Clapham Common to Arsenal and Clapham Common to Highbury & Islington

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Clapham Common underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Holloway 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 King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

Holloway Road station exit – There’s a lift plus one flight of stairs between the platforms and the exit (19 steps up). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another five flights of stairs (14 steps up +17 steps up +11 steps up +4 steps up +16 steps up)

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

  1. From Holloway Road take the Piccadilly Line
  2. Change at Leicester Square to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Clapham Common

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 39 mins

Stations on the route: Holloway Road ➜ Caledonian Road ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Russell Square ➜ Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square [change train] Leicester Square ➜ Charing Cross ➜ Embankment ➜ Waterloo ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval ➜ Stockwell ➜ Clapham North ➜ Clapham Common

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Piccadilly and Northern

First and last train times on the Piccadilly line

Tube times for the Piccadilly line

Alternative routes include Holloway Road to Caledonian Road, Holloway Road to Arsenal and Holloway Road to Highbury & Islington

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Holloway Road train station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham Common station is not wheelchair accessible

Holloway Road station entrance – There’s a lift plus one flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (19 steps down). If you want to avoid the lift then you can use another five flights of stairs (16 steps down +4 steps down +11 steps down +17 steps down +14 steps down)

Changing tube line at Leicester Square – You must use stairs when changing between the Northern/​Piccadilly line 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 Holloway 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 ⇄ Holloway 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 ⇄ Holloway 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
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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 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 · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets