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Clapham South ⇄ Great Portland St Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Clapham South to Great Portland Street is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Metropolitan tube lines, changing trains at Moorgate

  1. From Clapham South take the Northern Line
  2. Change at Moorgate to the Metropolitan Line
  3. Leave the train at Great Portland Street

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 42 mins

Stations on the route: Clapham South ➜ Clapham Common ➜ Clapham North ➜ Stockwell ➜ Oval ➜ Kennington ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough ➜ London Bridge ➜ Bank ➜ Moorgate [change train] Moorgate ➜ Barbican ➜ Farringdon ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston Square ➜ Great Portland Street

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Northern and Metropolitan

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Clapham South to Regents Park, Clapham South to Warren Street and Clapham South to Goodge Street

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Clapham South underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Great Portland Street 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

Changing tube line at Moorgate – You must use an escalator when changing between the Circle/​Metropolitan/​H&C eastbound platforms and the Northern line. You must use stairs for all other platform changes

Great Portland Street station exit – You must use three flights of stairs between the westbound platform and the exit (6 steps up +16 steps up +19 steps up), and four flights from the eastbound platform (5 steps up +6 steps up +12 steps up +19 steps up)

The journey from Great Portland Street to Clapham South is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Metropolitan and Northern tube lines, changing trains at King’s Cross St. Pancras

  1. From Great Portland Street take the Metropolitan Line
  2. Change at King’s Cross St. Pancras to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Clapham South

Number of tube stops: 15 · Journey time: Approx 40 mins

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

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Metropolitan and Northern

First and last train times on the Metropolitan line

Tube times for the Metropolitan line

Alternative routes include Great Portland Street to Regents Park, Great Portland Street to Warren Street and Great Portland Street to Goodge Street

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Great Portland Street train station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham South station is not wheelchair accessible

Great Portland Street station entrance – You must use three flights of stairs between the entrance and the westbound platform (19 steps down +16 steps down +6 steps down), and four flights to the eastbound platform (19 steps down +12 steps down +6 steps down +5 steps down)

Changing tube line at King’s Cross St. Pancras – There’s a lift when changing between the platforms

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

Tube fare between Clapham South and Great Portland Street

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 South ⇄ Great Portland St 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 South ⇄ Great Portland St 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 – It’s around 5 miles to Clapham South, which is too far 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 · OAP bus fares · Kids bus fares

Travel by taxi – A five mile taxi ride between Great Portland Street station and Clapham South station should cost between £23 and £35.50 and take about 21-35 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Great Portland Street station