There are 8 ways to get from Buckingham Palace to South Kensington by bus, subway, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 52 bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 52 bus from Belgravia, Wilton Street to Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall 52

$3

Cheapest option

Tube via Hyde Park Corner Underground Station  •  16 min

  1. Take the Tube from Hyde Park Corner Underground Station to Gloucester Road Underground Station Piccadilly

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Tube  •  27 min

  1. Take the Tube from Green Park Underground Station to Gloucester Road Underground Station Piccadilly

$2 - $4

Line 74 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 74 bus from Hyde Park Corner to South Kensington, Ashburn Gardens 74 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buckingham Palace to South Kensington 2.2 miles

$14 - $17

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Buckingham Palace to South Kensington 2.2 miles

$7 - $13

Walk  •  38 min

  1. Walk from Buckingham Palace to South Kensington 2 miles

Bikeshare  •  33 min

  1. Cycle from Allington Street, Westminster to Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington 2.5 miles

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

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

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Hyde Park Corner Underground Station to Gloucester Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Green Park Underground Station to Gloucester Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Belgravia, Wilton Street to Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hyde Park Corner to South Kensington, Ashburn Gardens
Ave. Duration
14 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 South Kensington
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$7 - $13
uberACCESS
$8 - $12
uberASSIST
$8 - $12
uberX
$8 - $12
UberEXEC
$16 - $22
uberXL
$12 - $17
UberLUX
$24 - $35
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Allington Street, Westminster to Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Buckingham Palace to South Kensington
Ave. Duration
4 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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Buckingham Palace to South Kensington?

The distance between Buckingham Palace and South Kensington is 3 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Buckingham Palace to South Kensington?

The cheapest way to get from Buckingham Palace to South Kensington is to line 52 bus which costs £2 and takes 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Buckingham Palace to South Kensington?

The quickest way to get from Buckingham Palace to South Kensington is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs £10 - £13.

Is there a direct bus between Buckingham Palace and South Kensington?

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

How long does it take to get from Buckingham Palace to South Kensington?

The line 52 bus from Belgravia, Wilton Street to Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall takes 10 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.