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There are 7 ways to get from Tower of London to Kensington Palace by subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar 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  •  21 min

  1. Take the subway from Bank station to Queensway station Central

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 15 bus, line 9 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London to Covent Garden, Savoy Street 15
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Kensington Palace 9 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Subway via Tower Hill station  •  36 min

  1. Take the subway from Tower Hill station to High Street Kensington station Circle / ...

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Tower of London to Kensington Palace 5.6 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Tower of London to Kensington Palace 5.6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Tower of London to Kensington Palace 5.6 miles

$15 - $22

Bikeshare  •  52 min

  1. Cycle from Tower Gardens , Tower to Vicarage Gate, Kensington 5.8 miles

$11 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Tower of London to Kensington Palace is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tower of London to Kensington Palace is to taxi which costs £22 - £27 and takes 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tower of London to Kensington Palace. However, there are services departing from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London and arriving at Kensington Palace via Covent Garden, Savoy Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Tower of London and Kensington Palace is 5 miles. The road distance is 5.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Tower of London to Kensington Palace without a car is to subway which takes 21 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Bank station to Queensway station takes 14 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Tower of London to Kensington Palace bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London station.

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Tower of London to Kensington Palace bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Kensington Palace station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tower of London to Kensington Palace is 6 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Tower of London to Kensington Palace.

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There are 8633+ hotels available in Kensington Palace. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Tower of London to Kensington Palace.
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  • Distance: 4.9 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

What companies run services between Tower of London, England and Kensington Palace, England?

You can take a bus from Tower of London to Kensington Palace via Covent Garden, Savoy Street and Kensington Palace in around 56 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank station to Queensway station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Tower Hill station to High Street Kensington station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Tower Hill, The Tower Of London to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Tower of London to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$15 - $22
Access
$16 - $23
Assist
$16 - $23
UberX
$16 - $23
UberXL
$23 - $35
Exec
$30 - $45
Lux
$50 - $70
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Tower Gardens , Tower to Vicarage Gate, Kensington
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Tower of London to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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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