There are 8 ways to get from Russell Square to Portobello Road 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 King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station  •  21 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Ladbroke Grove Underground Station Hammersmith & City / ...

$6 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn to Notting Hill Gate Hillgate St N207

$3

6 alternative options

Tube  •  20 min

  1. Take the Tube from Holborn Underground Station to Notting Hill Gate Underground Station Central

$3 - $4

Line 27 bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Warren Street Stn Euston Rd to Westbourne Green, Chepstow Crescent 27

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to Portobello Road 3.8 miles

$22 - $27

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Russell Square to Portobello Road 3.8 miles

$14 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Walk from Russell Square to Portobello Road 3.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  30 min

  1. Cycle from Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury to Turquoise Island, Notting Hill 4.1 miles

What companies run services between Russell Square, England and Portobello Road, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Russell Square to Portobello Road every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 19 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Ladbroke Grove Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Holborn Underground Station to Notting Hill Gate Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn to Notting Hill Gate Hillgate St
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Warren Street Stn Euston Rd to Westbourne Green, Chepstow Crescent
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Russell Square to Portobello Road
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$14 - $21
uberASSIST
$17 - $24
uberX
$17 - $24
ACCESS
$15 - $22
uberXL
$21 - $29
UberEXEC
$30 - $45
UberLUX
$50 - $75
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury to Turquoise Island, Notting Hill
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Russell Square to Portobello Road
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
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 Russell Square and Portobello Road is 5 km.

The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to Portobello Road is to bus which costs £2 and takes 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Russell Square to Portobello Road is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £16 - £19.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn and arriving at Notting Hill Gate Hillgate St. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

It takes approximately 21 min to get from Russell Square to Portobello Road, including transfers.