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Clapham North ⇄ New Cross Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Clapham North to New Cross is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern, Jubilee and London Overground tube lines, changing trains at London Bridge and Canada Water

  1. From Clapham North take the Northern Line
  2. Change at London Bridge to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at Canada Water to the London Overground
  4. Leave the train at New Cross

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 43 mins

Stations on the route: Clapham North ➜ Stockwell ➜ Oval ➜ Kennington ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water [change train] Canada Water ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ New Cross

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern, Jubilee and London Overground

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Clapham North to New Cross Gate and Clapham North to Deptford Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Clapham North station is not wheelchair accessible

New Cross station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Clapham North station entrance – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs between the entrance and the platforms (20 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (2x17 steps down +15 steps down +16 steps down +4 steps down). There’s no lift

Changing tube line at London Bridge – You must use a lift plus escalator when changing between the Jubilee/​Northern line platforms via the Northern line ticket hall. You can avoid the escalator by using a lift and walking 410 metres outside in the street

New Cross station exit – There’s a level access ramp between the platforms and the exit

The journey from New Cross to Clapham North is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the London Overground, Jubilee and Northern tube lines, changing trains at Canada Water and

  1. From New Cross take the London Overground
  2. Change at Canada Water to the Jubilee Line
  3. Change at London Bridge to the Northern Line
  4. Leave the train at Clapham North

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 45 mins

Stations on the route: New Cross ➜ Surrey Quays ➜ Canada Water [change train] Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval ➜ Stockwell ➜ Clapham North

Alternative routes include New Cross to New Cross Gate and New Cross to Deptford Bridge

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

New Cross train station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham North station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

New Cross station entrance – There’s a level access ramp between the entrance and the platforms

Changing tube line at London Bridge – You must use a lift plus escalator when changing between the Jubilee/​Northern line platforms via the Northern line ticket hall. You can avoid the escalator by using a lift and walking 410 metres outside in the street

Clapham North station exit – You must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs between the platforms and the exit (20 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (4 steps up +16 steps up +15 steps up +2x17 steps up). There’s no lift

Tube fare between Clapham North and New Cross

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 North ⇄ New Cross 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 North ⇄ New Cross 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 fares 2024, Senior fares 2024, Child fares 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 2024
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 from New Cross to Clapham North is about 4¼ miles, so we don’t recommend walking

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 · Pensioner bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 4¼ mile black taxi ride between New Cross underground station and Clapham North should cost approximately £18 to £31 and take 18-32 mins