Transport Within Battersea
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There are three train stations in Battersea, Queenstown Road, Clapham Junction and Battersea Park. From Clapham Junction there are train connections in and out of London, including to Brighton on the south coast. The Overground links Battersea to West, East and South London, Highbury and Islington. The Northern Line is forecast for extension by 2020 with proposed new stations opening at Nine Elms and Battersea. Gatwick is 30 minutes away by train or an hour by car, for those who prefer to maintain a bit more active there are a number of Boris Bike stations throughout the area.
Battersea Stations and Bus Stations
Battersea Park to Victoria is only a mere 4-minute journey and Queenstown Road to Waterloo is just 9-minutes. Clapham Junction to Victoria is 6-minutes and to Waterloo just 7-minutes.
There are a good number of bus services in Battersea, including the number 35 to Shoreditch, 344 to Liverpool Street from Clapham Junction, which, is a 24/7 service. Battersea Bridge to Finsbury Park is the number 19, or to Victoria is the number 170. Battersea Park to Oxford Circus is the number 137. Night services that run through the area are the N19, N31 and N44.