There are 8 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington Palace by bus, subway, 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

Line 188 bus, Tube  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Holborn Station 68 / ...
  2. Take the Tube from Holborn Underground Station to Queensway Underground Station Central

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus  •  42 min

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

$3

6 alternative options

Tube  •  33 min

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

$3 - $4

Line 148 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 148 bus from Waterloo, St Thomas' Hospital County Hall to Queensway Station 148

$3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Kensington Palace 4 miles

$21 - $26

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Kensington Palace 4 miles

$12 - $18

Walk  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Kensington Palace 3.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  37 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Vicarage Gate, Kensington 4 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington Palace is to line 9 bus which costs £2 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington Palace is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs £16 - £20.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Kensington Palace is 5 km.

It takes approximately 24 min to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington Palace, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Bedford Street and arriving at Kensington Palace. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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What companies run services between Waterloo Station, England and Kensington Palace, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Kensington Palace every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Holborn Underground Station to Queensway Underground Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to High Street Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank to Holborn Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Waterloo, St Thomas' Hospital County Hall to Queensway Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$12 - $18
uberACCESS
$13 - $19
uberASSIST
$13 - $19
uberX
$13 - $19
uberXL
$18 - $25
UberEXEC
$25 - $35
UberLUX
$40 - $55
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Vicarage Gate, Kensington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
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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