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London Bridge ⇄ Tooting Bec Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from London Bridge to Tooting Bec is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From London Bridge take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at Tooting Bec

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 21 mins

Stations on the route: London Bridge ➜ Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval ➜ Stockwell ➜ Clapham North ➜ Clapham Common ➜ 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 London Bridge to Balham and London Bridge to Tooting Broadway

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

London Bridge tube station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Tooting Bec station is not wheelchair accessible

London Bridge station entrance – There are three flights of stairs between the bus station entrance and the booking hall (2x11 steps down +16 steps down), or six flights of stairs between the Duke Street Hill entrance and the booking hall (2x10 steps up +12 steps up +13 steps up +2x18 steps down), but there’s a lift between the Station Approach and Tooley Street entrances and the Jubilee line platforms, or a lift plus an escalator plus one flight of 16 stairs between the Station Approach and Tooley Street entrances the Northern line platforms, or an escalator between the Borough High Street entrance and the Jubilee line platforms, or a lift between the Borough High Street entrance and the Northern line platforms

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 London Bridge is in fare zones 1-3 and it’s a direct train on the Northern tube line

  1. From Tooting Bec take the Northern Line
  2. Leave the train at London Bridge

Number of tube stops: 10 · Journey time: Approx 20 mins

Stations on the route: Tooting Bec ➜ Balham ➜ Clapham South ➜ Clapham Common ➜ Clapham North ➜ Stockwell ➜ Oval ➜ Kennington ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough ➜ London Bridge

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 underground station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

London Bridge 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)

London Bridge station exit – There are three flights of stairs between the booking hall and the bus station exit (16 steps up +2x11 steps up), or six flights of stairs between the booking hall and the Duke Street Hill exit (2x18 steps down +13 steps down +12 steps down +2x10 steps up), but there’s a lift between the Jubilee line platforms and the Station Approach and Tooley Street exits, or a lift plus an escalator plus one flight of 16 stairs between the Northern line platforms and the Station Approach and Tooley Street exits, or an escalator between the Jubilee line platforms and the Borough High Street exit, or a lift between the Northern line platforms and the Borough High Street exit

Tube fare between London Bridge and Tooting Bec

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 London Bridge ⇄ 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 1-3 fare £6.70 £3.70 £3 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from London Bridge ⇄ 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 – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 5¾ miles apart

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 5¾ mile taxi fare between Tooting Bec train station and London Bridge should cost you about £28 to £40 and will take anything from 26-39 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near London Bridge station