There are 7 ways to get from Southbank Centre to Kensington by subway, bus, taxi, 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

Tube  •  21 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to High Street Kensington Underground Station Circle

$2 - $4

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Line 9 bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to Kensington, The Design Museum 9 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Line 211 bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 211 bus from Waterloo, County Hall to Fulham Broadway Station 211

$3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Southbank Centre to Kensington 4.5 miles

$24 - $29

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Southbank Centre to Kensington 4.5 miles

$13 - $20

Walk  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Walk from Southbank Centre to Kensington 4 miles

Bikeshare  •  30 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 1, South Bank to Phillimore Gardens, Kensington 4.4 miles

$10 - $13

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Bedford Street and arriving at Kensington, The Design Museum. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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The distance between Southbank Centre and Kensington is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Southbank Centre to Kensington without a car is to Tube which takes 21 min and costs .

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The Tube from Embankment Underground Station to High Street Kensington Underground Station takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Southbank Centre to Kensington bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Charing Cross, Bedford Street station.

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Southbank Centre to Kensington bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Kensington, The Design Museum station.

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There are 8373+ hotels available in Kensington. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Southbank Centre to Kensington.
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  • Distance: 3.6 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Southbank Centre, England and Kensington, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Southbank Centre to Kensington every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to High Street Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to Kensington, The Design Museum
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo, County Hall to Fulham Broadway Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Southbank Centre to Kensington
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$13 - $20
Access
$14 - $20
Assist
$14 - $20
UberX
$14 - $20
UberXL
$20 - $27
Exec
$27 - $40
Lux
$40 - $60
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 1, South Bank to Phillimore Gardens, Kensington
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Southbank Centre to Kensington
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29
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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