Paddington to South Kensington by train

Train route from Paddington to South Kensington station

How to get from Paddington to South Kensington station by tube, with a time estimate of how long it takes on the London Underground

Do you have to change trains? No
How many stops are there? 5

1)  From Paddington take the Circle
2)  Leave the train at South Kensington

Tube route: Paddington → Bayswater → Notting Hill Gate → High Street Kensington → Gloucester Road → South Kensington

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 12 minutes

Which fare zones? This tube journey is zone 1. You can pay for a ticket with an oyster card, visitor oyster card, zone 1 travelcard or contactless payment card. Look up the zone 1 fare for adults and zone 1 price for children

How far is it?  The distance from Paddington station to South Kensington station is approximately 1½ miles. Here’s an estimated taxi fare for 1½ miles. The walking distance between the two tube stations is about 28-31 minutes

Are the trains running?  Your tube line may be affected by train delays on the Underground. You should also check whether the tube train between Paddington and South Kensington is affected by a London train strike

Return journey:  South Kensington to Paddington station

Note: Closures, cancellations and delays on the Paddington to South Kensington tube route may affect your journey, and you should allow for some extra travel time on top

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Train fare from Paddington station to South Kensington

How much is the tube fare? The ticket price for Paddington to South Kensington can be found under zone 1 (adult) and zone 1 (child)

Buy an Underground ticketHow to buy a tube ticket from Paddington to South Kensington stationBuy an Oyster Card   (learn more)
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Paddington tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Paddington station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Paddington train station

Minicab firms near Paddington station

Alternative train journey to South Kensington:
Lancaster Gate to South Kensington, Edgware Road to South Kensington or Bayswater to South Kensington

 

South Kensington tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
South Kensington station
 (zone 1)

Car parking near South Kensington train station

Minicab company near South Kensington station

Alternative train route from Paddington:
Paddington to Gloucester Road, Paddington to Knightsbridge or Paddington to Sloane Square

 
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