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There are 8 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington by train, bus, subway, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington Heathrow Express

$7 - $40

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Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Earl's Court National Express / ...

$2 - $5

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Subway  •  36 min

  1. Take the subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Earl's Court station Piccadilly

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington 14.2 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington 14.2 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  21 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from London Heathrow Airport to Kensington

$50 - $75

Towncar  •  21 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Kensington 14.2 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington 14.2 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington is to train which costs £5 - £29 and takes 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at London Earl's Court. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 and arriving at London Paddington. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Kensington is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.2 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs £5 - £29.

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The train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington train services, operated by Heathrow Express, depart from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington is to train which takes 16 min and costs £5 - £29. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 30 min.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington.
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  • Distance: 11.2 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Kensington, England?

Heathrow Express operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 16 min. TfL Rail also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 30 min. London Buses also services this route hourly.

Train operators
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Heathrow Terminal 4 to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station to Earl's Court station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Earl's Court
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
nationalexpress.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Kensington, Phillimore Gardens
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$35 - $50
Access
$35 - $55
Assist
$35 - $55
UberX
$35 - $55
UberXL
$50 - $75
Exec
$70 - $100
Lux
$110 - $160
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Heathrow Airport to Kensington
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Kensington
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Earl's Court station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington train services, operated by Heathrow Express, arrive at London Paddington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington is 14 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington.

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