Balham to Moorgate by train

Train journey route

1) From Balham take the Northern Line
2) Leave the train at Moorgate

How many stops? 11

Do you have to change trains? No, it’s a direct train

Stations on the route: Balham → Clapham South → Clapham Common → Clapham North → Stockwell → Oval → Kennington → Elephant & Castle → Borough → London Bridge → Bank → Moorgate

How long does it take? The journey time is approx 22 mins

Fare zones: 1, 2, 3

Lifts, escalators and stairs:
Balham station – from the street to the Northern northbound platform you’ll have two flights of stairs from the Balham High Road west entrance (5 and 25 steps down), or no stairs from the Balham High Road east entrance or Chestnut Grove entrance, plus one escalator or one flight of 48 stairs down to the platform

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. You should allow extra time for cancellations and delays. Information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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Adult train fare for zones 1-3

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Adult train fare from Balham to Moorgate
Cash Oyster and Contactless Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap Weekly cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak (contactless) Anytime Off-peak
£4.90 £3.30 £2.80 £8 £8 £40 £12.70 (z1-4) n/a £40 £153.60 £1600

Note: For Oyster and contactless ‘off peak’ is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri) and all day Sat-Sun. Prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. See London train fares and train fares for children if you want the prices for the other London underground zones

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Child train fare for zones 1-3

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Child train fare from Balham to Moorgate
Cash Oyster Travelcards
Single Single Daily cap 1-Day Weekly Monthly Annual
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak Anytime Off-peak
Aged under-11 and accompanied by an adult, or with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard
free
Aged 11-15 with a Young Visitor Discount applied to their Oyster card
Half the adult fare
Aged 11-15 with an 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 £0.85 £0.75 £4 £1.50 £6.30 (z1-4) n/a £20 £76.80 £800
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £12.70 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Balham tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Balham station
 (zone 3)

Car parks near Balham train station

Alternative train journey to Moorgate:
Tooting Bec to Moorgate or Clapham South to Moorgate

 

Find pubs near Balham station

 

Moorgate tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Moorgate station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Moorgate train station

Alternative train route from Balham:
Balham to Liverpool Street, Balham to Bank or Balham to Barbican

 

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Other ways to get from Balham to Moorgate

Walk to Moorgate – It’s around six miles to Moorgate, which is too far to walk

Bus to Moorgate – Single fare: £1.50 (you may have to take more than one bus); Daily cap: £4.50; Weekly cap: £21.20; 1-day travelcard: £5; Weekly travelcard: £21.20; Monthly travelcard: £81.50; Annual travelcard: £848. See our adult bus fares and child bus fares pages for more details

Black taxi to Moorgate – Six miles will take about 28-40 mins depending on the traffic, and will cost £24 to £34

Minicab to Moorgate – Here’s a list of minicab companies close to Balham station

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