There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington (Station) by subway, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Tube  •  38 min

  1. Take the Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station Piccadilly

$4 - $7

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Bus, line 74 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 to London Earl's Court National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 74 bus from Earls Court, West Cromwell Road Tesco to South Kensington 74 / ...

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington (Station) 14.9 miles

$75 - $90

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington (Station) 14.9 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  23 min

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

$55 - $75

Towncar  •  23 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to South Kensington (Station) 14.9 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington (Station) 14.9 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington (Station). However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at South Kensington via Earls Court, West Cromwell Road Tesco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and South Kensington (Station) is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington (Station) without a car is to Tube which takes 38 min and costs .

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The Tube from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station takes 38 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

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

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

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There are 8361+ hotels available in South Kensington (Station). Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington (Station).
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  • Distance: 12.2 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

You can take a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington (Station) via London Earl's Court and Earls Court, West Cromwell Road Tesco in around 43 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 Underground Station to South Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 Earls Court, West Cromwell Road Tesco to South Kensington
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to South Kensington (Station)
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 South Kensington (Station)
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
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from London Heathrow Airport to South Kensington (Station)
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to South Kensington (Station)
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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