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  •  35 min

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

$26 - $40

Cheapest option

Bus  •  56 min

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

$3

6 alternative options

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

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace is to bus which costs £2 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Kensington Palace is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 23 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 train from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 to London Paddington takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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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 15 min.

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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 15 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
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$30 - $45
uberACCESS
$35 - $55
uberASSIST
$35 - $55
uberX
$35 - $55
uberXL
$55 - $75
UberEXEC
$75 - $110
UberLUX
$120 - $180
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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