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There are 8 ways to get from Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum by train, bus, subway, taxi or foot

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Train, line 430 bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Shepherds Bush to West Brompton
  2. Take the line 430 bus from West Brompton Station to Brompton, Victoria & Albert Museum 430 / ...

£4 - £7

Cheapest option

Line 49 bus via Kensington, Palace Gate  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 49 bus from Shepherd's Bush to Kensington, Palace Gate 49

£2

6 alternative options

Train, subway  •  22 min

  1. Take the train from Shepherds Bush to West Brompton
  2. Take the subway from West Brompton station to South Kensington station District

£4 - £8

Line 49 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 49 bus from Shepherd's Bush to South Kensington Station 49 / ...

£2

Bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the bus from Shepherd's Bush to Brompton, Victoria and Albert Museum C1

£2

Subway  •  1h 3m

  1. Take the subway from Shepherd's Bush Market station to South Kensington station Circle

£3 - £4

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum 2.7 miles

£15 - £19

Walk  •  53 min

  1. Walk from Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum 2.8 miles

Shepherd's Bush → Victoria and Albert Museum
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The cheapest way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum is to line 49 bus via Kensington, Palace Gate which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

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The fastest way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £15 - £19 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shepherd's Bush and arriving at Kensington, Palace Gate. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shepherd's Bush Market station station and arriving at South Kensington station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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The distance between Shepherd's Bush and Victoria and Albert Museum is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum without a car is to train and line 430 bus which takes 18 min and costs £4 - £8.

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It takes approximately 18 min to get from Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum, including transfers.

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Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Shepherd's Bush station.

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Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Shepherds Bush station.

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Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Kensington, Palace Gate station.

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Map of how to get from Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum.
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Shepherd's Bush, Greater London, England and Victoria and Albert Museum, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Shepherd's Bush to Kensington, Palace Gate every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Shepherd's Bush Market station to South Kensington station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shepherds Bush to West Brompton
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
London Overground
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Shepherds Bush to West Brompton
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£1 - £12
Off-Peak Single
£1
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£3 - £6
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 West Brompton station to South Kensington station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Shepherd's Bush Market station to South Kensington station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
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 West Brompton Station to Brompton, Victoria & Albert Museum
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Shepherd's Bush to Kensington, Palace Gate
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Shepherd's Bush to South Kensington Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Shepherd's Bush to Brompton, Victoria and Albert Museum
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
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
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com
Wimbledon Minicabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3198 8495
Website
wimbledonairporttransfer.co.uk
Wimbledon Minicabs
Phone
+44 0 8946 9292
Website
wimbledon-minicabs.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk

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Shepherd's Bush to Victoria and Albert Museum train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at South Kensington station.

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