There are 7 ways to get from London Paddington Station to South Kensington by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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

Recommended option

Tube via Paddington Underground Station  •  12 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Gloucester Road Underground Station Circle

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 27 bus  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Paddington, Westbourne Terrace to Kensington, York House Place Kensington High St 27

$3

5 alternative options

Tube  •  46 min

  1. Take the Tube from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Gloucester Road Underground Station Circle

$4 - $6

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to South Kensington 2.5 miles

$15 - $18

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Paddington Station to South Kensington 2.5 miles

$8 - $14

Walk  •  34 min

  1. Walk from London Paddington Station to South Kensington 1.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  13 min

  1. Cycle from South Wharf Road, Paddington to Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington 2.2 miles

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and South Kensington, England?

London Buses operates a bus from London Paddington Station to South Kensington every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington Underground Station to Gloucester Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground to Gloucester Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington, Westbourne Terrace to Kensington, York House Place Kensington High St
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Paddington Station to South Kensington
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$8 - $14
uberACCESS
$8 - $13
uberASSIST
$8 - $13
uberX
$8 - $13
uberXL
$12 - $17
UberEXEC
$17 - $23
UberLUX
$26 - $35
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from South Wharf Road, Paddington to Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from London Paddington Station to South Kensington
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$15 - $18
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Paddington Station and South Kensington is 2 km.

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to South Kensington is to line 27 bus which costs £2 and takes 23 min.

The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to South Kensington is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs £11 - £14.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paddington, Westbourne Terrace and arriving at Kensington, York House Place Kensington High St. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

The Tube from Paddington Underground Station to Gloucester Road Underground Station takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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