Kensington has long been one of London’s trendiest and most affluent area. Its location in the city makes it an ideal place to stay as it contains a number of great attractions and is well connected to the rest of the English capital.
If you are staying in Kensington during your next trip to London, it is likely that you will use the South Kensington Underground Station at some point. Here is a complete guide to this Tube station.
South Kensington Station, London Underground Ltd, Pelham St, London SW7 2NB.
Transport and Tube lines
The District line (dark green) crosses Greater London from east to west and can be used to reach key stations such as Embankment, Earl’s Court, Monument and Westminster.
The Circle line (yellow) is a circuit of central London and can be used to reach many of the city’s key landmarks.
The Piccadilly line (dark blue) is one of the best Tube lines in the city for landmarks and attractions as it allows you to get to Harrods, Hyde Park, Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square and London Heathrow Airport, to name but a few.
Parking Near the Station
If you are driving to the station, there is a car park a six-minute walk away. Its address is Lucan Place, Chelsea, London SW3 3DL and here are the directions: Walk west on Lucian Place until you find yourself at Fulham Road. Turn right here and continue on to Pelham Street. Turn left here and walk down the street until you come to a T-junction. Turn right and then right again. The station is on your right.
The station has everything you could hope a London Underground station would have – it’s a Tube traveller’s dream. There’s WiFi, ATMs that dispense both pounds and euros, escalators, phones, help points, a ticket hall and gates.
Ticket office opening times
The following is a detailed account of the ticket office’s opening times.
- Monday to Friday – 06:45 – 23:15
- Saturday – 08:00 – 23:30
- Sunday – 08:15 – 21:00