Balham

Address

Balham station
Balham Station Road
Balham
SW12 9SG

Ticket office

Monday to Friday: 6:10 AM to 9:30 PM
Saturday: 6:10 AM to 9:30 PM
Sunday: 7:10 AM to 8:45 PM

General information

Station Operator:
SN
Station Code:
BAL
Staffing Level:
fullTime
CCTV:
Yes

Ticket buying & collection

Oyster Pre Pay:
No
Oyster Validator:
Yes
Smartcard Issued:
Yes
Smartcard Validaton:
Yes
Travelcard:
Zone 3
Oyster Comments:
<p>Oyster top-up is only available from the self-service ticket machine. Oyster Cards cannot be purchased at this station.</p>
Oyster Topup:
Yes
Prepurchase Collection:
Yes
Smartcard Topup:
No
Ticket Machine:
Yes
Penalty Fares:
Applicable Operators: Southern

Passenger services

Lost Property Contact Available:
Yes
Website:
Go to website
Ticket Gate:
Yes
Customer Help Points:
Yes
Customer Help Points Note:

Platforms 1&2

Station facilities

ATM Machine:
No
Baby Change:
No
Seated Area:
Yes
Passenger Information Systems:
DepartureScreens, Announcements
Shops:
No
Station Buffet:
Yes
Telephones (Cards & Coins):
No
Toilets:
Yes
Waiting Room:
No
Waiting Room Note:

Unheated waiting shelters are available on the platforms.

Car parking

Car parking:
Yes

Spaces:
0

Cycling

Cycle Storage Availability:
Yes
Sheltered:
No
Spaces:
14
Type:
Stands
Location:

Side entrance

Cycle Storage CCTV:
Yes

Other transport

Location for rail replacement services:

The rail replacement bus stop location is shown on the ‘Rail Replacement Bus Map’ below

Taxi Rank:
Yes
Taxi Rank Note:

Yes

Bus Service:
Yes
Bus Service Note:

Information to plan your onward journey is available in the “Onward Travel Information Map” within the map section below.

Accessibility

Accessible Booking Office Counter:
Yes
Accessible Public Telephones:
No
Accessible Toilets:
Yes
Induction Loop:
Yes
Wheelchairs Available:
Yes
Ramp For Train Access:
Yes
Step Free Access:
No
Step Free Access Note:

This is a Category B3 station: Step-free access to platforms 1 (to Croydon/Sutton/London Bridge) and platform 2 (to Victoria) via lift. During times of engineering work trains may stop on platform 3/4 which do not have step-free access.

Assistance Meeting Point is the Station Road entrance ticket barriers.

Accessible Taxis:
No
Accessible Ticket Machines:
Yes
Accessible Ticket Machines Note:

All Southern ticket machines are able to sell tickets with Disabled Persons Railcard discounts. Ticket machines are of an accessible design, however their location and the station itself may not be so please check the station access note for further details

Impaired Mobility Set Down:
No
Impaired Mobility Set Down Note:

No dedicated area

Staff Help Available:
Yes
Staff Help Available Opening Times:
Monday to Sunday 4:50 AM to 1:00 AM
Staff Help Available Note:

A staff-operated ramp is required for step-free access between train and platform at this station. Station staff are usually available at the times listed below.

Assisted Travel:

Staff are available at this station at all times for providing assistance getting on and off the train and assistance around the station and to the platform. Assistance can be provided unbooked (turn up and go) or pre booked up to two hours before departure by contacting Assisted Travel.

Whether you pre book assistance or travel unbooked, please contact a member of staff on arrival. We recommend arriving 20 minutes prior to your train departing. This is to allow us to make sure arrangements are in place at your destination, or interchange, station such as the availability of staff and lifts. If there is insufficient time to check these arrangements, we may assist you onto the next available train.

For further information on assisted travel please see:

Accessibility at the station - Southern.

The information in this document was generated 12/2/2023 7:09:21 PM