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There are 8 ways to get from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey by subway, bus, taxi, rideshare, 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

Subway  •  27 min

  1. Take the subway from High Street Kensington station to St. James's Park station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 148 bus via Westminster Abbey  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 148 bus from Queensway Station to Westminster Abbey 148

$3

6 alternative options

Line 148 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 148 bus from Queensway Station to Westminster Station Bridge Street 148

$3

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey 3.1 miles

$17 - $21

Rideshare  •  56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Greater London to London 2.1 miles

$4

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey 3.1 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  58 min

  1. Walk from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey 3.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  34 min

  1. Cycle from Vicarage Gate, Kensington to Storey's Gate, Westminster 3.1 miles

$8 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey is to line 148 bus which costs £2 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey is to taxi which costs £13 - £16 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Queensway Station station and arriving at Westminster Abbey. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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The distance between Kensington Palace and Westminster Abbey is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey without a car is to subway which takes 27 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from High Street Kensington station to St. James's Park station takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Queensway Station.

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

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There are 8576+ hotels available in Westminster Abbey. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Kensington Palace and Westminster Abbey. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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Map of how to get from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

What companies run services between Kensington Palace, England and Westminster Abbey, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 27 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from High Street Kensington station to St. James's Park station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Queensway Station to Westminster Abbey
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Queensway Station to Westminster Station Bridge Street
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Greater London to London
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$10 - $16
Access
$10 - $15
Assist
$10 - $15
UberX
$10 - $15
UberXL
$15 - $20
Exec
$20 - $27
Lux
$30 - $45
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Vicarage Gate, Kensington to Storey's Gate, Westminster
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Kensington Palace to Westminster Abbey
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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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