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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

Public transport

Travel Disruption

From 01 December - 09 December, there will be train strikes. Please check your journey before travelling to Banqueting House. For more information, visit National Rail's website.

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


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.


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.


  • Events

Guided Tours

Discover the historic Banqueting House on a guided tour.

  • December 2023 - February 2024
  • Tours take place 10.00, 12.00 and 14.00
  • Banqueting House
  • Separate ticket (advance booking required)
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  • For members
  • Events

Members-Only Day at Banqueting House

Explore the Banqueting House, Whitehall at your leisure on this exclusive members-only day.

  • 20 January 2024
  • 10.00 - 16.00 (last entry at 15.30)
  • Banqueting House
  • Free
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  • Things to see

The Undercroft

Explore the vaulted drinking den beneath the Banqueting House, which was used by James I for decadent royal parties.

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