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There are 8 ways to get from Islington to Chelsea by subway, bus, train, taxi, car, towncar, foot or bike

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Subway  •  10 min

  1. Take the subway from Highbury & Islington station to Victoria station Victoria

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the bus from Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street to Brompton Square 14 / ...

$2 - $14

6 alternative options

Train  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Caledonian Road & Barnsbury to West Brompton

$3 - $7

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Islington to Chelsea 5.9 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Islington to Chelsea 5.9 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Islington to Chelsea 5.9 miles

$17 - $25

Walk  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Walk from Islington to Chelsea 5 miles

Bikeshare  •  42 min

  1. Cycle from Islington Green, Angel to Manresa Road, Chelsea 6.4 miles

$12 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Islington to Chelsea is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Islington to Chelsea is to subway which costs £2 - £3 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street and arriving at Brompton Square. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Caledonian Road & Barnsbury and arriving at West Brompton. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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The distance between Islington and Chelsea is 4 miles. The road distance is 5.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Islington to Chelsea without a car is to subway which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Highbury & Islington station to Victoria station takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Islington to Chelsea bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street station.

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Islington to Chelsea train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Caledonian Road & Barnsbury station.

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The best way to get from Islington to Chelsea is to bus which takes 20 min and costs £2 - £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £2 - £5 and takes 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Islington to Chelsea.
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  • Distance: 4.4 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Islington, England and Chelsea, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Islington to Chelsea every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 20 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, London Overground operates a train from Islington to Chelsea every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $7 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Caledonian Road & Barnsbury to West Brompton
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street to Brompton Square
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Cannon Street to Westminster Cathedral Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Cannon Street to Victoria
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Farringdon to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Islington to Chelsea
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$17 - $25
Access
$19 - $26
Assist
$19 - $26
UberX
$19 - $26
UberXL
$27 - $40
Exec
$30 - $45
Lux
$50 - $70
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Islington Green, Angel to Manresa Road, Chelsea
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Islington to Chelsea
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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Islington to Chelsea bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Brompton Square station.

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Islington to Chelsea train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at West Brompton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Islington to Chelsea is 6 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Islington to Chelsea.

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