Travel to Kensington
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT
The closest main line stations are Paddington & Victoria. both on Circle/District Underground lines which goes directly to High Street Kensington Station. All other train stations are also connected to High Street Kensington easily on the 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).
Bus routes 9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 52, 70, 328, 452 & C1 all stop at High Street Kensington.
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, unless you are parked in the car park for a whole day.
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
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
Saba Car Park only accepts card payments. Cash is NOT accepted
London Royal Garden Hotel Car Park
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
The quickest route by underground is on the new Elizabeth Line that runs directly from Heathrow to Paddington, where you can change onto the circle & district line for 2 stops to High Street Kensington.
The Piccadilly Line also runs directly from Heathrow to South Kensington. You must change here for the circle line to High Street Kensington. (this is a slower route)
You can use your debit/credit card to pay contactless to travel on the Underground & Bus network, or you will need to buy an Oyster card.
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
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