Select from 7 ways to get there

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Recommended option

Tube via Piccadilly Circus Underground Station  •  13 min

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

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the bus from Gloucester Road to Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket Charles II Street N97

$3

7 alternative options

Tube  •  14 min

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

$2 - $4

Bus via Piccadilly Circus  •  17 min

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

$3

Taxi  •  6 min

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

$17 - $22

Rideshare  •  26 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 China Town 3.1 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  51 min

  1. Walk from South Kensington to China Town 2.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  24 min

  1. Cycle from Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington to Wardour Street, Soho 3.1 miles

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 13 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Leicester Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Gloucester Road to Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket Charles II Street
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Gloucester Road to Piccadilly Circus
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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 China Town
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$10 - $16
uberACCESS
$10 - $15
uberASSIST
$10 - $15
uberX
$10 - $15
uberXL
$15 - $20
UberEXEC
$19 - $27
UberLUX
$30 - $45
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington to Wardour Street, Soho
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from South Kensington to China Town
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$17 - $22
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 South Kensington and China Town is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from South Kensington to China Town is to bus which costs £2 and takes 16 min.

The quickest way to get from South Kensington to China Town is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £13 - £16.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gloucester Road and arriving at Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket Charles II Street. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

The Tube from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Piccadilly Circus Underground Station takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.