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

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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  •  37 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to Gloucester Road Underground Station Piccadilly

$4 - $6

Bus via Gloucester Road  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Earl's Court National Express / ...

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington 14.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington 14.4 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  22 min

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

$50 - $75

Towncar  •  22 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to South Kensington 14.4 miles

$80 - $120

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington 14.4 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 22 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and South Kensington is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.4 miles.

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The bus from London Heathrow Airport T2 & T3 to London Earl's Court takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 30 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 every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The nearest airport to South Kensington is London City (LCY) Airport which is 10.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include London Heathrow (LHR) (11.8 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (23.6 miles), London Luton (LTN) (27.9 miles) and London Stansted (STN) (33.4 miles).

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington.
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  • Distance: 11.8 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

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

National Express operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $5 and the journey takes 30 min. London Buses also services this route hourly.

Train operators
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 Gloucester Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
National Express
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Kensington, Palace Gate
Ave. Duration
51 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 South Kensington
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$30 - $45
Access
$40 - $55
Assist
$40 - $55
UberX
$40 - $55
UberXL
$55 - $75
Exec
$70 - $100
Lux
$110 - $160
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington
Ave. Duration
22 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
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Heathrow Airport to South Kensington
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to South Kensington
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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