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Travel information for your visit to Banqueting House

Travel information for your visit to Banqueting House

Where to find us

Banqueting House
Whitehall
London
SW1A 2ER

Public transport

Plan Your Journey

For up-to-date travel information to ensure a smooth journey to Banqueting House, please check the Transport for London website before you travel.

London Underground and Trains

The following stations are a short walk from Banqueting House:

  • Westminster station (5-minute walk) for Circle, District and Jubilee lines
  • Embankment station (5-minute walk) for Bakerloo, Circle, District and Northern lines
  • London Charing Cross Station (10-minute walk) for National Rail
  • London Waterloo Station (15-minute walk) for National Rail

Local Buses

Routes 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 87, 88 and 159 call at stops near Banqueting House.

Transport for London journey planner

Cycle

The nearest bicycle parking racks are located near the corner of Northumberland Avenue and Embankment Place. 

You can also hire a Santander Cycle. A docking station can be found outside Whitehall Gardens on Northumberland Avenue.

Coaches

Metered coach bays can be found along Victoria Embankment, a short walk from the Banqueting House.

Coaches may drop off and collect groups in Whitehall. To arrange this, please give 24 hours' notice and provide us with the coach registration number and the name of the driver.

Car Parking

Banqueting House is in the Congestion Charging Zone. There is no on-site parking facility.

We recommend you travel by public transport where possible.

EXPLORE WHAT'S ON

  • Things to see

Charles I’s execution site

Walk in the footsteps of the condemned King and stand on the spot of Charles I's execution, just outside Banqueting House.

  • Open for guided tours on specific dates
  • Banqueting House
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

Rubens ceiling

Marvel at Sir Peter Paul Rubens' ceiling in its original setting of Inigo Jones' spectacular Banqueting House.

  • Open for guided tours on specific dates
  • Banqueting House
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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  • Things to see

Art and sculpture

See images of James I and Charles I among the important collection of art and sculpture at Banqueting House.

  • Open for guided tours on specific dates
  • Banqueting House
  • Included in palace admission (members go free)
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