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There are 7 ways to get from South Kensington to West End theatre 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.

Recommended option

Subway  •  11 min

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

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 min

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

$3

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Kensington to West End theatre 3 miles

$17 - $21

Rideshare  •  25 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 West End theatre 3 miles

$9 - $15

Walk  •  53 min

  1. Walk from South Kensington to West End theatre 2.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  27 min

  1. Cycle from Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington to Moor Street, Soho 3.3 miles

$8 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from South Kensington to West End theatre is to bus which costs £2 and takes 18 min.

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

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

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The distance between South Kensington and West End theatre is 3 miles.

The best way to get from South Kensington to West End theatre without a car is to subway which takes 11 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Gloucester Road station to Leicester Square station takes 11 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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South Kensington to West End theatre bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Gloucester Road station.

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South Kensington to West End theatre bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Piccadilly Circus, Haymarket Charles II Street station.

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There are 9101+ hotels available in West End theatre. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between South Kensington and West End theatre. 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 West End theatre.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between South Kensington, England and West End theatre, England?

London Buses operates a bus from South Kensington to West End theatre hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 13 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Gloucester Road station to Leicester Square station
Ave. Duration
11 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
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 West End theatre
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $15
Access
$10 - $15
Assist
$10 - $15
UberX
$10 - $15
UberXL
$14 - $20
Exec
$19 - $26
Lux
$30 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Gloucester Road (Central), South Kensington to Moor Street, Soho
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from South Kensington to West End theatre
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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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