South Kensington and High Street Kensington are the closest underground stations to the Royal Albert Hall. It takes approximately 10-15 minutes to walk here from either station. View local area map.
The nearest underground station offering step-free access from street to train is Green Park – you can take the number 9 bus to the Hall from there.
Victoria and Paddington are the nearest National Rail stations, each are an approximate 30 minute walk away but offer tube and bus connections.
Useful links from Transport for London:
• Live Underground, DLR and Overground status updates
• London transport maps
• First and last tube times
• Wheelchair access and avoiding stairs
|9/N9||Aldwych – Hammersmith||RL, RC – Kensington Gore|
|23||Westbourne Park – Hammersmith||RL, RC – Kensington Gore|
|52/N52||Victoria – Willesden||RL, RC – Kensington Gore|
|70||Acton – South Kensington||RS, RD – Queen’s Gate|
|360||Elephant & Castle – Royal Albert Hall||RC, RZ – Prince Consort Road|
|452||Wandsworth Road Station – Kensal Rise||RL, RC – Kensington Gore|
|702||Bracknell – Victoria||K2, K3 – Kensington Gore|
Black taxis can usually be hailed from Kensington Gore, outside the front of the building (Door 6).
Alternatively you could order a minicab to collect you, but please be aware that we are only able to give approximate timings for the end of each event.
For arrivals, the most convenient set-down point is at Door 1.
There are a number of public bicycle racks located towards the south side of the building. Bicycles are left on these racks at your own risk and the Royal Albert Hall cannot take responsibility for any loss or damage.
There are several Santander Cycles docking stations within walking distance, the closest one is on Kensington Gore outside the Royal College of Art. For further information visit the Santander Cycles website.
You can find the best cycling route to get to the Hall by using the Transport for London cycling pages.