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

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Train  •  36 min

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

$26 - $40

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Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Kensington Palace N9

$3

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Bus via High Street Kensington  •  1 h

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to High Street Kensington N9

$3

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace 14.8 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace 14.8 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  25 min

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

$50 - $75

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Kensington Palace 14.8 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace 14.8 miles

$35 - $50

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station station and arriving at Kensington Palace. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 50 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 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Kensington Palace is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.8 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs .

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The train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace 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 Palace is to train which takes 36 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 56 min.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Kensington Palace station.

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

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace.
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  • Distance: 11.8 miles
  • Duration: 36 min

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

Heathrow Express operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $26 - $40 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to High Street Kensington
Ave. Duration
49 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 Palace
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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uber.com
Pool
$35 - $50
Access
$35 - $55
Assist
$35 - $55
UberX
$35 - $55
UberXL
$55 - $75
Exec
$75 - $110
Lux
$120 - $170
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
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
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Heathrow Airport to Kensington Palace
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Kensington Palace
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace is 15 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace.

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