Kensington High Street is well known for its role in the music industry – some of the world’s biggest record labels have offices here – but it’s also an excellent place for dining, shopping and relaxing in the city.
What’s more, it’s very well-connected to the rest of the city, with the High Street Kensington Underground station running on two important lines.
Here’s some helpful advice about the Tube station, should you need to use it at any point during your stay in London.
Address: High Street Kensington Station, London Underground Ltd, Kensington High St, London, W8 5SA
Transport from this station
The station is served by the Circle (yellow) line and the District (green) line, both of which are very easy to use and well-connected to major attractions in the city.
Circle line major stops – Moorgate, Liverpool Street, Barbican, King’s Cross, Westminster, St James’s Park, Victoria, South Kensington, Monument, among many others.
District line major stops – Earl’s Court, Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, Westminster, St James’s Park, Victoria, South Kensington, Monument, and Embankment.
Parking near station
Horton Street car park is basically right next to High Street Kensington London Underground station. It’s a three minute walk along the high street itself.
While it’s not as well-equipped as certain other Tube station – we’re thinking about that marvellous transport hub, Earl’s Court – this station still does have plenty facilities within its perimeter that are useful for travellers taking the Tube. Here’s what you can expect: gates, waiting rooms, ticket halls, payphones and Wi-Fi.
Entertainment near Tube
You are just a stone’s throw away from the trendy Roof Gardens bar, Holland Park, Hyde Park, Kensington Palace and the Orangery – all are well within walking distance. Kensington High Street itself is full of bars and shops – ideal for a spot of lunch and a few afternoon drinks out in the capital.
Ticket office opening times
Monday – Friday – 7:30am – 20:30pm
Saturday – 7:45am – 20:15pm
Sunday – 8:45am – 20:30pm