South Kensington is by far one of the most attractive, affluent and best-connected districts in the fair city of London, which is why so many choose to base themselves there during a trip to the English capital.
If you have wisely decided to stay in this part of the city, then there’s a good chance you’ll be using the Earl’s Court Underground station – especially as it’s only a few minutes’ walk from the Park Grand Kensington Hotel.
Here’s what you need to know about this essential transport hub.
Address: Earl’s Court Station, London Underground Ltd, Earl’s Court Rd, London, SW5 9QA
Transport from this station
Earl’s Court is one of the best-connected Tube stations in terms of tourists attractions, which is why many visitors find it so convenient. It is supported by the Piccadilly line (dark blue) and the District line (green).
Parking near Earl’s Court Underground station
Horton Street car park is a mere 15-minute walk from the Tube station, but more importantly it’s safe and dependable. From the car park, walk straight down Horton Street, cross the road and turn right. The first road you see will be Wrights Street – continue down here. At Scarsdale Place, turn right and continue on until it merges into Cheniston Gardens (left turn). Keep walking down this long road until you get to the Earl’s Court Road. Turn left, then right and you are there.
The station is well-equipped with some of the best facilities in the city making it an absolute joy to travel here. Expect: euro cash machines, normal cash machines, gates, ticket halls, Wi-Fi, lifts, boarding ramps, escalators, bridges and payphones – what more can you ask for?
Entertainment near tube
You are a short ride to South Kensington, which is close to the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum, Knightsbridge, close to Harrods, and Hyde Park.
Ticket office opening times
Monday – Friday – 6:45am – 20:45pm
Saturday – 7:15am – 20:45pm
Sunday – 7:30am – 21:15pm