There are 6 ways to get from Charing Cross to South Kensington (Station) by subway, bus, 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

Tube  •  9 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to South Kensington N97

$3

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to South Kensington (Station) 2.6 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Charing Cross to South Kensington (Station) 2.6 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  49 min

  1. Walk from Charing Cross to South Kensington (Station) 2.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  20 min

  1. Cycle from Craven Street, Strand to South Kensington Station, South Kensington 2.9 miles

What companies run services between Charing Cross, England and South Kensington (Station), England?

London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to South Kensington (Station) every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 13 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to South Kensington
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charing Cross to South Kensington (Station)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$9 - $14
uberACCESS
$9 - $13
uberASSIST
$9 - $13
uberX
$9 - $13
uberXL
$12 - $17
UberEXEC
$17 - $24
UberLUX
$26 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to South Kensington Station, South Kensington
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Charing Cross to South Kensington (Station)
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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

The distance between Charing Cross and South Kensington (Station) is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to South Kensington (Station) is to bus which costs £2 and takes 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to South Kensington (Station) is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £11 - £14.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square and arriving at South Kensington. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

The Tube from Embankment Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.