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

The journey from Clapham South to Highgate is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

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

Number of tube stops: 19 · 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 ➜ Old Street ➜ Angel ➜ King’s Cross St. Pancras ➜ Euston ➜ Camden Town ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Archway ➜ Highgate

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 East Finchley, Clapham South to Archway and Clapham South to Tufnell Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Clapham South underground station is not wheelchair accessible

Highgate 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

Highgate station exit – There’s an escalator from the platforms to the booking hall (or 13 steps up +6x17 steps up +3 steps up). After that you must use one flight of stairs to the Priory Gardens/​Wood Lane exit (16 steps up), or one escalator and three flights of stairs to the Archway Road exit (2x17 steps up +16 steps up), or four flights of stairs to the car park exit (12 steps up +13 steps up +14 steps up +13 steps up)

The journey from Highgate to Clapham South is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

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

Number of tube stops: 19 · Journey time: Approx 41 mins

Stations on the route: Highgate ➜ Archway ➜ Tufnell Park ➜ Kentish Town ➜ Camden Town ➜ Euston ➜ 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 station closures

First and last train times on the Northern line

Tube times for the Northern line

Alternative routes include Highgate to East Finchley, Highgate to Archway and Highgate to Tufnell Park

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Highgate train station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham South station is not wheelchair accessible

Highgate station entrance – You must use one flight of stairs between the Priory Gardens/​Wood Lane entrance and the booking hall (16 steps down), or seven flights of stairs from the Archway Road entrance (16 steps down +2x17 steps down +13 steps down +14 steps down +13 steps down +12 steps down), or four flights of stairs from the car park entrance (13 steps down +14 steps down +13 steps down +12 steps down). After that there’s an escalator down to the platforms (or 3 steps down +6x17 steps down +13 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

Tube fare between Clapham South and Highgate

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-3. The cheapest fare is £3 off-peak (£3.70 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 ⇄ Highgate 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Clapham South ⇄ Highgate Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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