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

The journey from Clapham South to Tooting Bec is in fare zones 2&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 Tooting Bec

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 6 mins

Stations on the route: Clapham South ➜ Balham ➜ Tooting Bec

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 Balham and Clapham South to Tooting Broadway

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Clapham South tube station is not wheelchair accessible

Tooting Bec 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

Tooting Bec station exit – There’s an escalator from the platforms to the booking hall. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use four flights of stairs (4x16 steps up). After that you must use two flights of stairs to the exit (13 steps up +19 steps up to Trinity Road, or 12 steps up +20 steps up to Bec Road/​Balham High Road)

The journey from Tooting Bec to Clapham South is in fare zones 2&3 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

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

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 6 mins

Stations on the route: Tooting Bec ➜ Balham ➜ 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 Tooting Bec to Balham and Tooting Bec to Tooting Broadway

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Tooting Bec train station is not wheelchair accessible

Clapham South station is not wheelchair accessible

Tooting Bec station entrance – You must use two flights of stairs from the entrance to the booking hall (19 steps down +13 steps down from Trinity Road, and 20 steps down +12 steps down from Bec Road/​Balham High Road). After that there’s an escalator down to the platforms. If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another four flights of stairs (4x16 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 Tooting Bec

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 2-3. The cheapest fare is £1.90 off-peak (£2.10 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 ⇄ Tooting Bec 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 2-3 fare £6.70 £2.10 £1.90 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Clapham South ⇄ Tooting Bec 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
See our complete list of London Underground fares 2024, Pensioner fares 2024, Children’s fares 2024, Oyster card fares 2024, Contactless card 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 – 1¼ miles would take you about 23-25 minutes 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 · Senior citizen bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 1¼ mile journey between Tooting Bec train station and Clapham South in a black taxi should cost approximately £7 to £12 and take 7-15 mins