The station is in Travelcard Zone 3. It is 7 miles 19 chains (11.6 km) from London Waterloo on the South Western main line .
The nearest tube stations are Southfields (District Line) and Wimbledon (District Line and Main line). Walking times from Southfields are approximately as follows: – 5 minutes to the entrance to Wimbledon Park where the Queue is located. – 15 minutes to the Grounds (Gate 1).
The District line is a London Underground line that runs from Upminster in the east to Earl’s Court in west London, where it splits into a number of branches. One branch runs to Wimbledon in south-west London and one runs north to Edgware Road.
Wimbledon Common is one of the largest areas of common land in London and a great place to take a picnic. This leafy area of London has a relaxed atmosphere, excellent amenities, good transport links into the city and a great selection of top-end private and state schools, resulting in a very popular area for families.
A Zones 1 to 3 Travelcard will cover you to travel between Wimbledon and Central London, and costs at £35.60 per week or £136.80 for a month. If you travel beyond the zones covered by your Travelcard, you will be charged an extension fare which will be deducted from your Oyster pay as you go balance.
South Wimbledon station is currently open on weekdays between 07:00 and 19:00, and Transport for London expects the station to fully reopen from Sunday 27 September.
Here is every stop on the District line: Upminster . Upminster Bridge. Hornchurch. Elm park . Dagenham Heathway . Becontree.
All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club, Wimbledon , London Wimbledon Village, where the world-famous sporting event takes place , has long been among the most prestigious addresses in London for wealthy families.
There is no dress code for Wimbledon spectators, however, dressing smartly is encouraged, especially if frequenting Centre Court or Court Number One. If you find yourself with an invitation to the Royal Box, you do have to dress smartly – look to the Duchess of Cambridge for style inspiration.
As a general rule a Travelcard is more expensive than an Oyster card or Contactless payment card . The exception is if you make 3 or more journeys for 6 days or more within a 7 day period. Otherwise an Oyster on a Pay As You Go basis or a Contactless payment card is cheaper .
London Underground District line
West and South West stops on the District line are above ground until arriving at Earl’s Court. The stops through Central London are they largely underground until Bromley-by-Bow, and the line from then on stays above .