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There are 7 ways to get from South Kensington to Carnaby Street by subway, bus, taxi, rideshare, 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.

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Subway  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from Gloucester Road station to Piccadilly Circus station Piccadilly

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Road to Piccadilly Circus N97

$3

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Kensington to Carnaby Street 2.8 miles

$16 - $20

Rideshare  •  32 min

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

$4

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from South Kensington to Carnaby Street 2.8 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  50 min

  1. Walk from South Kensington to Carnaby Street 2.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  24 min

  1. Cycle from Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington to Great Marlborough Street, Soho 3.2 miles

$8 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Kensington to Carnaby Street is to bus which costs £2 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Kensington to Carnaby Street is to taxi which costs £12 - £15 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gloucester Road and arriving at Piccadilly Circus. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between South Kensington and Carnaby Street is 2 miles.

The best way to get from South Kensington to Carnaby Street without a car is to subway which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Gloucester Road station to Piccadilly Circus station takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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South Kensington to Carnaby Street bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Gloucester Road station.

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South Kensington to Carnaby Street bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Piccadilly Circus station.

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There are 9115+ hotels available in Carnaby Street. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between South Kensington and Carnaby Street. 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 Carnaby Street.
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between South Kensington, England and Carnaby Street, England?

London Buses operates a bus from South Kensington to Carnaby Street hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
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 Carnaby Street
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $15
Access
$9 - $14
Assist
$9 - $14
UberX
$9 - $14
UberXL
$14 - $19
Exec
$18 - $25
Lux
$28 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington to Great Marlborough Street, Soho
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
London River Services
Taxi from South Kensington to Carnaby Street
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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