Acton Town to Clapham Common by train

1) From Acton Town take the District Line
2) Change at Embankment to the Northern Line
3) Leave the train at Clapham Common

How many stops? 21   Is it a direct train? No

Stations on the route: Acton Town → Chiswick Park → Turnham Green → Stamford Brook → Ravenscourt Park → Hammersmith → Barons Court → West Kensington → Earl’s Court → Gloucester Road → South Kensington → Sloane Square → Victoria → St. James’s Park → Westminster → Embankment change train Embankment → Waterloo → Kennington → Oval → Stockwell → Clapham North → Clapham Common

Journey time? Approx 50 mins   Fare zones? 1, 2, 3

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Adult fare for zones 1-3

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Adult train fare from Acton Town to Clapham Common
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 £8.20 £8.20 £41.20 £13.10 (z1-4) n/a £41.20 £158.30 £1648

Child fare for zones 1-3

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Child train fare from Acton Town to Clapham Common
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 £4.10 £1.50 £6.50 (z1-4) n/a £20.60 £79.20 £824
Aged 16-17 with a 16+ Zip Oyster photocard
£2.40 Half the adult fare £13.10 (z1-4) n/a Same as the 11-15 fare

Note: Peak and off-peak prices are based on what time your journey begins – not when it ends. For Oyster cards and contactless bank cards ‘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. Read more about London train fares and child train fares.

Acton Town tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Acton Town station
 (zone 3)

Alternative train journey to Clapham Common:
Ealing Common to Clapham Common or Chiswick Park to Clapham Common

 

Clapham Common tube station

London Underground map from Transport for London
Clapham Common station
 (zone 2)

Parking near Clapham Common train station

Hotels near Clapham Common train station

Alternative train route from Acton Town:
Acton Town to Clapham North or Acton Town to Clapham South

 

Lifts, stairs and escalators

Acton Town station – from the street to the District eastbound platform you’ll have one lift, or one flight of stairs (28 steps down)

Embankment station – from the Circle/‍District eastbound platform to the Bakerloo/‍Northern southbound platform you’ll have one escalator and four flights of stairs (3 up and 5, 18, 19 steps down) or five flights of stairs (3 up and 5, 18, 19 and 54 steps down) to the Bakerloo platform, or one escalator and two flights of stairs (5 and 18 steps down) or three flights of stairs (5, 18 and 54 steps down) to the Northern platform

Clapham Common station – from the Northern southbound platform to the ticket hall you’ll have one escalator and one flight of stairs (19 steps up), or two flights of stairs (19 and 69 steps up), plus one flight of stairs to the Clapham Common exit (24 steps up), one flight of stairs to the Clapham Park Road exit (26 steps up), or one flight of stairs to the Clapham High Street exit (22 steps up)

Travel by bus, taxi or minicab

Bus to Clapham Common – 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

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Note: This journey is computer created and may not be the fastest route. Allow extra time for cancellations/delays. Disabled access information about lifts, escalators and stairs should be double-checked before travel

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