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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


Bus Route Nearest stops
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.