There are 6 ways to get from South Kensington to Stratford by subway, train, bus, taxi, car or bike

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Tube  •  35 min

  1. Take the Tube from Gloucester Road Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station District

$3 - $5

5 alternative options

Train  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from West Brompton to Stratford (London)

$4 - $9

Line 14 bus, bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 14 bus from South Kensington to Soho, Denmark Street 14
  2. Take the bus from Tottenham Court Road to Stratford, Theatre Royal Stratford N8

$6

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Kensington to Stratford 10.2 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from South Kensington to Stratford 10.2 miles

$2 - $4

Bikeshare  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Cycle from Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington to Stratford Station, Stratford 10.4 miles

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The cheapest way to get from South Kensington to Stratford is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from South Kensington to Stratford is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from South Kensington to Stratford. However, there are services departing from South Kensington and arriving at Stratford, Theatre Royal Stratford via Tottenham Court Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from West Brompton and arriving at Stratford (London). Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between South Kensington and Stratford is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.2 miles.

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The best way to get from South Kensington to Stratford without a car is to Tube which takes 35 min and costs £3 - £4.

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The Tube from Gloucester Road Underground Station to West Ham Underground Station takes 35 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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South Kensington to Stratford bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Kensington station.

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Map of how to get from South Kensington to Stratford.
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  • Distance: 8.6 miles
  • Duration: 35 min

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

London Overground operates a train from South Kensington to Stratford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $9 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Kensington to Stratford via Soho, Denmark Street and Tottenham Court Road in around 1 h 35 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 West Ham Underground Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Brompton to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$4 - $6
Cash
$8 - $11
Oyster Card
$6 - $9
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Kensington to Soho, Denmark Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Tottenham Court Road to Stratford, Theatre Royal Stratford
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington to Stratford Station, Stratford
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from South Kensington to Stratford
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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