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  •  15 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 London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Earl's Court National Express / ...

$2 - $5

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Tube  •  35 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Earl's Court Underground 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

$80 - $120

Uber  •  21 min

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

$30 - $45

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 and arriving at London Earl's Court. Services depart hourly, 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. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £29.

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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: 15 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 15 min. TfL Rail also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington hourly. 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)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Earl's Court Underground Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
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
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $45
Access
$35 - $55
Assist
$35 - $55
UberX
$35 - $55
UberXL
$55 - $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
$80 - $120

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