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Travel to Kensington

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

Train
The closest main line stations are Paddington & Victoria. both on Circle/District Underground lines which goes directly to High Street Kensington Station.

Underground
High Street Kensington on the District & Circle lines is the closest stop to Kensington Town Hall (2 mins walk).
Another underground station nearby is Notting Hill Gate on the Central Line (8 mins walk from venue).

Bus
Bus routes 9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 52, 70, 328, 452 & C1 all stop at High Street Kensington.

BY CAR

Transport for London has introduced an Ultra Low Emission Zone in London that runs 24/7 & covers the whole of London inside the North & South Circular roads. Before travelling to the show, please make sure your vehicle complies with the new standards & if not, you will have to pay a daily charge of £12.50.


Most vehicles less than 5 years old will not need to pay this charge, but some may, so PLEASE use the link below to check if you will need to pay the charge.  You can then follow the link from this page too, to pay the charge in advance.  If you will be in London for more than 1 day, you will need to pay the charge for all days you are in the zone.

https://tfl.gov.uk/modes/driving/check-your-vehicle/

The Congestion zone runs from 07.00 – 18.00 Mon to Friday & 12.00 – 18.00 Sat & Sun. Kensington Town Hall is NOT in the congestion zone, but you may want to check that you do not drive through the zone on your way to or from the venue. Click HERE for more information on the Congestion Zone

CAR PARKS

Indigo Car Park – Beneath Kensington Town Hall www.parkbee.com
Tel: 020 7937 8013
No disabled spaces available
Fees: Up to 1 hr £4.90 1-2 £9.80 2-4 £16.70
4-12hr £25.00
12-24hr £27.50

Saba Car Park only accepts card payments. Cash is NOT accepted

London Royal Garden Hotel Car Park
www.ncp.co.uk/parking-solutions/cities/london/
Fees: 1hr £12.00 2hr £14.00 2-4hr £32.00 4-6hr £38.00 6-24hr £42.00

Street parking on single yellow lines & pay & display bays is free after 6.30pm, Monday-Saturday and all day Sunday. You can also park on most residents’ bays at these times, but CHECK THE BAY for controlled times before parking your car.

TRAVELLING FROM AIRPORTS

Underground
The Piccadilly Line runs directly from Heathrow to South Kensington. You must change here for the circle line to High Street Kensington. You will need to purchase an Oyster Card to travel on the Underground & Bus network.

Heathrow Express
Heathrow to Paddington in 15 minutes. Then connect with the District or Circle line to High Street Kensington (3 stops) This is an expensive option but fast & hassle free.
Tickets from: £22 single or £36 return. (if you book tickets in advance you will make big savings) www.heathrowexpress.com

USEFUL WEBSITES

TFL Website. The best website for organising your travel route in London.
www.tfl.gov.uk

www.visitlondon.com
Official website for London tourism. Website with everything you need to know if visiting London, maps, hotel booking, what’s on, travel information etc.