There are 7 ways to get from South Kensington to Bloomsbury by subway, bus, rideshare, 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  •  15 min

  1. Take the Tube from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Russell Square Underground Station Piccadilly

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 10 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 10 bus from Knightsbridge, Queens Gate to Russell Square 10

$3

5 alternative options

Rideshare  •  19 min

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

$4

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Kensington to Bloomsbury 3.8 miles

$20 - $25

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from South Kensington to Bloomsbury 3.8 miles

$11 - $18

Walk  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Walk from South Kensington to Bloomsbury 3.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  28 min

  1. Cycle from Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington to Coram Street, Bloomsbury 4.4 miles

$10 - $13

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Knightsbridge, Queens Gate and arriving at Russell Square. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between South Kensington and Bloomsbury is 3 miles.

The best way to get from South Kensington to Bloomsbury without a car is to Tube which takes 15 min and costs .

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The Tube from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Russell Square Underground Station takes 15 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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South Kensington to Bloomsbury bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Knightsbridge, Queens Gate station.

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South Kensington to Bloomsbury bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Russell Square station.

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There are 8339+ hotels available in Bloomsbury. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from South Kensington to Bloomsbury.
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  • Distance: 3.1 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between South Kensington, England and Bloomsbury, England?

London Buses operates a bus from South Kensington to Bloomsbury every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 39 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Russell Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Knightsbridge, Queens Gate to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. 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 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
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Kensington to Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$11 - $18
Access
$12 - $17
Assist
$12 - $17
UberX
$12 - $17
UberXL
$17 - $24
Exec
$23 - $35
Lux
$35 - $50
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington to Coram Street, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from South Kensington to Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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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