Getting Here

Getting Here

On Foot:

We are about 10 min walk away from South Kensington tube station. Either follow the subway signposted to the museums or walk north up Exhibition Road. You will find Princes Gardens is a right turn 100 metres or so past the main entrance to Imperial College.

By Bus:
Route To/From Alight at
9 Aldwych/Hammersmith Broadway Royal Albert Hall
10 Kings Cross Stn/Hammersmith Broadway Royal Albert Hall
52 Victoria Bus Stn/Willesden Bus Garage Royal Albert Hall
360 Elephant and Castle Stn/Prince Consort Rd Prince Consort Rd
14 Tottenham Court Road/Putney Heath South Kensington Stn
49 Battersea Rise/Shepherd's Bush Grn South Kensington Stn
70 Acton/South Kensington Stn South Kensington Stn
74 Baker Street Stn/Putney South Kensington Stn
345 Peckham Bus Stn/South Kensington Stn South Kensington Stn
414 Maida Vale/Putney Bridge South Kensington Stn
C1 Victoria Stn/ Phillimore Gardens (W8) South Kensington Stn
By Car:

Car parking is severely restricted and you are advised if possible to come by public transport.

Parking in the streets around UKERC is via pay and display and for limited periods only - it is also expensive, plus anyone driving in Central London between 7.00 am and 6.30 pm Monday to Friday must now also pay the Congestion Charge, currently £10 per day.

From Heathrow Airport:

Take the Underground train (Piccadilly Line) to South Kensington station (50 minutes travelling time).

From Gatwick Airport:

Take a train to Victoria station (journey time 40 minutes) and then the Underground (Circle or District Line westbound) to South Kensington.

From Luton Airport:

Take a train to St Pancras Station, and pick up the Piccadilly Line (westbound - direct to South Kensington) or the Victoria Line southbound to Victoria, changing onto the Circle or District line (westbound) to South Kensington.

From London City airport:

Take the Docklands Light Railway west to Tower Gateway, and change onto the District Line (westbound) to South Kensington.

Please note: All London airports are some distance from central London and a taxi is not recommended for the whole journey. However, if you have to do so, establish the cost before you get in.