There are 9 ways to get from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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, train  •  31 min

  1. Take the Tube from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station Circle
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 1-3 Heathrow Express

$30 - $43

Cheapest option

Bus  •  54 min

  1. Take the bus from High Street Kensington to Heathrow Central Bus Station N9

$3

7 alternative options

Tube  •  38 min

  1. Take the Tube from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground Station Piccadilly

$4 - $7

Tube, bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the Tube from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Hatton Cross Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Hatton Cross to Heathrow Central Bus Station 285 / ...

$7 - $13

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 14.2 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 14.2 miles

$3 - $5

Shuttle  •  20 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport

$55 - $75

Towncar  •  20 min

  1. Take a town car from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport 14.2 miles

$85 - $120

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 14.2 miles

$45 - $65

What companies run services between South Kensington, England and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

London Buses operates a bus from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 54 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Paddington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Heathrow Terminal 4 Underground Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road Underground Station to Hatton Cross Underground Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Hatton Cross to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from High Street Kensington to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hatton Cross to Heathrow Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$45 - $65
uberACCESS
$45 - $65
uberASSIST
$45 - $65
uberX
$45 - $65
uberXL
$65 - $95
UberEXEC
$70 - $100
UberLUX
$120 - $160
Taxi from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Towncar from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport
Estimated price
$85 - $120

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Questions & Answers

The distance between South Kensington and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 19 km. The road distance is 23 km.

The cheapest way to get from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to bus which costs £2 and takes 54 min.

The quickest way to get from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs £55 - £65.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from High Street Kensington and arriving at Heathrow Central Bus Station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

It takes approximately 31 min to get from South Kensington to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.