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There are 5 ways to get from Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy by bus, subway, taxi, rideshare or foot

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

Line 9 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall to St James', Old Bond Street Royal Academy 9

£2

4 alternative options

Subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the subway from South Kensington station to Green Park station Piccadilly

£2 - £3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy 1.9 miles

£7 - £10

Rideshare  •  44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Greater London to London 2.1 miles

£3

Walk  •  37 min

  1. Walk from Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy 1.9 miles

Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy by walk and bus

The journey time between Royal Albert Hall and Royal Academy is around 14 min and covers a distance of around 2 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7 min. Services are operated by London Buses. Typically 1062 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
14 min
Fastest journey time:
7 min
Journey distance:
2 miles
Services per week:
1062
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:14
Last service departs at:
23:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy walk and bus schedules

Royal Albert Hall → Royal Academy
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy is to line 9 bus which costs £2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy is to taxi which costs £7 - £10 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall and arriving at St James', Old Bond Street Royal Academy. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from South Kensington station station and arriving at Green Park station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Royal Albert Hall and Royal Academy is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy without a car is to line 9 bus which takes 18 min and costs £2.

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The line 9 bus from Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall to St James', Old Bond Street Royal Academy takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall station.

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Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from South Kensington station.

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Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at St James', Old Bond Street Royal Academy station.

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Map of how to get from Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy.
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  • Distance: 1.7 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Royal Albert Hall, England and Royal Academy, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall to St James', Old Bond Street Royal Academy every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from South Kensington station to Green Park station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 6 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from South Kensington station to Green Park station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall to St James', Old Bond Street Royal Academy
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Greater London to London
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk

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Royal Albert Hall to Royal Academy train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Green Park station.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Royal Albert Hall and Royal Academy. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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