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There are 6 ways to get from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Subway  •  34 min

  1. Take the subway from Victoria station to High Street Kensington station Circle

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 52 bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 52 bus from Belgravia, Wilton Street to Kensington Palace 52

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace 2.4 miles

$14 - $17

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace 2.4 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  42 min

  1. Walk from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace 2.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  36 min

  1. Cycle from Buckingham Gate, Westminster to Vicarage Gate, Kensington 2.9 miles

$8 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace is to line 52 bus which costs £2 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace is to taxi which costs £10 - £13 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Belgravia, Wilton Street and arriving at Kensington Palace. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Buckingham Palace and Kensington Palace is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace without a car is to subway which takes 34 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Victoria station to High Street Kensington station takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Belgravia, Wilton Street station.

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Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Kensington Palace station.

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There are 9026+ hotels available in Kensington Palace. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace.
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  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

What companies run services between Buckingham Palace, England and Kensington Palace, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Belgravia, Wilton Street to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$8 - $13
Access
$8 - $12
Assist
$8 - $12
UberX
$8 - $12
UberXL
$12 - $17
Exec
$16 - $22
Lux
$25 - $35
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Buckingham Gate, Westminster to Vicarage Gate, Kensington
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Buckingham Palace to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$14 - $17
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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