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Travel information for your visit to Kensington Palace

Travel information for your visit to Kensington Palace

Kensington Palace
Kensington Gardens
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Plan Your Journey

Check here for up to date travel information to ensure a smooth journey to Kensington Palace.

Transport for London - journey planner

Travel disruption notices

Where possible, we aim to give notice of local events that may disrupt your travel to Kensington Palace. If you are visiting on the dates listed below it is advised you check Transport for London for travel advice. 

  • No known events

Public transport

London Underground and trains

High Street Kensington station (10 – 15 minute walk) – for the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines

Queensway station (10 – 15 minute walk) – for the Central line

Notting Hill Gate station (20 – 25 minute walk) – for Central, District and Circle lines

Paddington station (20 minute walk)


Routes 70, 94, 148, and 390 stop along Bayswater Road

Routes 9, 10, 49, 52, 70 and 452 stop along Kensington High Street

Other transport options


There is no on-site parking at Kensington Palace. We recommend that visitors avoid coming by car as nearby car parking facilities are limited. The nearest car parks are:

Accessible parking

Due to conservation works on The Orangery at Kensington Palace, there is currently no on-site visitor parking available. For more information, please contact the Control Office: +44 (0)20 3166 6199

The London Royal Garden Hotel car park offers 2 disabled parking bays for Blue Badge holders. Disabled car parking can be found at various sites within Hyde Park. Parking is free for Blue Badge holders but are subject to a maximum visit time of 4 hours from Monday to Saturday.

More information on parking in Hyde Park

Coach drop off and collection

Drop-off and collection is available on request. Call the Control Office at Kensington Palace for further enquiries: +44 (0)20 3166 6199.


Cycle racks are available at the Sunken Gardens entrance to Kensington Palace.

Please note, cycling is not permitted in Kensington Palace gardens or on some paths in Hyde Park.