Travel information for your visit to Kensington Palace
Updated 2 July. Following government guidance, Kensington Palace is re-opening from 30 July. Read our visit information
Check here for up to date travel information to ensure a smooth journey to Kensington Palace.Transport for London - journey planner
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.
Routes 70, 94 and 148 stop along Bayswater Road
Routes 9, 49, 52, 70 and 452 stop along Kensington High Street
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 two 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 four hours from Monday to Saturday.More information on parking in Hyde Park
Coach drop-off and collection is available on request but is extremely limited. Spaces are operated on a first come, first served basis. It is unlikely that a space will be available if you provide less than 72 hours notice.
To avoid disppointment, it is recommended that you reserve a drop-off and collection space immediately after booking.
Please call Kensington Palace Control Office on +44 (0)20 3166 6199 to enquire about the availability of coach drop-off/collection reservations.
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.