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There are 7 ways to get from South Kensington to China Town by subway, bus, taxi, rideshare, towncar 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.

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Subway via Piccadilly Circus station  •  13m

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

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17m

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

$3

5 alternative options

Subway  •  14m

  1. Take the subway from Gloucester Road station to Leicester Square station Piccadilly

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  6m

  1. Take a taxi from South Kensington to China Town 3.1 miles

$11 - $14

Rideshare  •  26m

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

$4

Uber  •  6m

  1. Take an Uber from South Kensington to China Town 3.1 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  51m

  1. Walk from South Kensington to China Town 2.7 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Kensington to China Town is to bus which costs £2 and takes 17m.

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The quickest way to get from South Kensington to China Town is to taxi which costs £8 - £11 and takes 6m.

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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 12m.

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The distance between South Kensington and China Town is 2 miles.

The best way to get from South Kensington to China Town without a car is to subway which takes 13m and costs £2 - £3.

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

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

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

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There are 9371+ hotels available in China Town. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between South Kensington and China Town. 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 China Town.
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  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Duration: 13m

What companies run services between South Kensington, England and China Town, England?

London Buses operates a bus from South Kensington to China Town hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 12m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road station to Piccadilly Circus station
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Gloucester Road station to Leicester Square station
Ave. Duration
10m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
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
19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Kensington to China Town
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$9 - $14
Assist
$9 - $14
UberX
$9 - $14
Pool
$10 - $16
UberXL
$13 - $18
Exec
$17 - $23
Lux
$25 - $35
Taxi from South Kensington to China Town
Ave. Duration
6m
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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