There are 9 ways to get from Islington to Chelsea by subway, bus, ferry, train, taxi, car, 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  •  15 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station Piccadilly

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Hyde Park Corner 9 / ...

$2 - $3

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Ferry  •  21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Blackfriars Pier to Battersea Power Station Pier Rb1 / ...

$8 - $11

Train  •  35 min

  1. Take the train from Highbury & Islington 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

$15 - $23

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

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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 taxi which costs £23 - £28 and takes 12 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 Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station takes 15 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Covent Garden, Savoy Street and arriving at Hyde Park Corner. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Highbury & Islington and arriving at West Brompton. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Blackfriars Pier and arriving at Battersea Power Station Pier station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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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 17 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 35 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Highbury & Islington to West Brompton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$3 - $5
Cash
$6 - $10
Oyster Card
$4 - $7
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Hyde Park Corner
Ave. Duration
17 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
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Farringdon to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Blackfriars Pier to Battersea Power Station Pier
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Islington to Chelsea
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$15 - $23
uberACCESS
$17 - $25
uberASSIST
$17 - $25
uberX
$17 - $25
uberXL
$25 - $35
UberEXEC
$30 - $50
UberLUX
$55 - $75
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Islington Green, Angel to Manresa Road, Chelsea
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
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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