South Kensington Campus
Imperial College Business School is situated in the heart of London, within easy reach of the city’s financial centre. We are in the middle of London’s museum district and a short stroll from Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park.
We are served well by London’s public transport system, and the city centre and Heathrow Airport are within easy reach by public transport.
Imperial College Business School
Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus
London SW7 2AZ
How to get to the South Kensington Campus
From Heathrow Airport
Take the Heathrow Express (overland train) to London Paddington Station (trains run every 15 minutes, journey duration approximately 15 minutes) and change there for the Circle Line eastbound (underground) to South Kensington Underground Station
Take the Piccadilly Line (underground train) from Heathrow to South Kensington Underground Station (journey duration approximately 40 minutes).
From Gatwick Airport
Take the Gatwick Express (overland train) to London Victoria Station (trains run about every 15 minutes, journey duration approximately 30 minutes) and change there for the Circle or District Line westbound (underground) to South Kensington Underground Station.
From Stansted Airport
Take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street station (trains run every 15 minutes, journey duration approximately 45 minutes). From there, take the Central Line westbound to Holborn Underground Station. Take the Piccadilly Line from Holborn to South Kensington Underground Station (journey duration approximately 25 minutes).
These buses stop near Imperial College London:
- 9, 10 or 52 to the Royal Albert Hall, north of the College
- 74 or 14 to the Victoria and Albert Museum, south of the College
- 49 to Gloucester Road, south-west of the College
- 45A or C1 to South Kensington, south of the College
- 70 to Queens Gate, west of the College
- 9A to Prince’s Consort Road
Car parking at the College is strictly limited, and students are advised not to bring a car into College campus unless permission has been given. In the evening, at weekends and during vacations, the car park is open to the paying public. Parking in the streets surrounding the College is at parking meters for limited periods.
By underground train
Take the Piccadilly, Circle or District line to South Kensington Underground Station and walk north to the College. Alternatively, Imperial College London is approximately 15 minutes’ walk from High Street Kensington and eight to 10 minutes from Gloucester Road (both on the Circle and District lines). For more information on travelling in London see the Transport for London website.
From South Kensington Underground Station
On arrival at South Kensington Underground Station, turn right after passing through the exit barriers and descend into the tunnel walkway. Follow the tunnel all the way to the end and take the steps up to the road. Turn left out of the tunnel and walk down Exhibition Road. Imperial College Business School is on your left hand side.
From High Street Kensington Underground Station
On arrival at High Street Kensington Underground Station, walk through the shopping centre out on to the main road (High Street Kensington). Turn right and walk along the main street for 10 to 15 minutes. After you have passed the Albert Memorial on your left and the Royal Albert Hall on your right, you should turn right down Exhibition Road. Imperial College Business School is on your right hand side.
From Gloucester Road Underground Station
On arrival at Gloucester Road Underground Station, turn left out of the station onto Gloucester Road and walk up to the traffic lights. Turn right at the lights and walk along Cromwell Road for four to five minutes. After you have passed the Natural History Museum on your left hand side, turn left onto Exhibition Road. Walk up Exhibition Road for approximately three minutes. Imperial College Business School is on your left hand side.
White City Campus
The Business School’s new facility at Imperial College London’s White City Campus sits at the heart of West London's new innovation district. White City, one of London’s most exciting, dynamic and rapidly changing neighbourhoods, is home to pioneers in arts, culture, innovation, science and learning, including the Royal College of Art.
White City is easily accessible on London’s public transport system. As with the South Kensington campus, the city centre and Heathrow Airport are also within easy reach.
Imperial College White City Campus
London W12 7RP
How to get to the White City Campus
The closest airport is Heathrow. From there, a taxi or other private road transport takes about 35 minutes to reach the Campus. By public transport, you can use the Heathrow Express and the tube to get to Wood Lane station in about 45 minutes.
Many buses run through White City, taking you directly to many destinations in the local area and as far afield as Clapham Junction, Hounslow and Golders Green.
Imperial’s White City Campus is next to the Westway (A40), a key route into the heart of London. It also takes you outwards to the North Circular ring road (A406) surrounding central London, and beyond that to the M25 motorway which circles Greater London.
By underground train
The nearest near London Underground (tube) stations are:
- White City station: 3 minute walk from south site, 7 minute walk from north site (Central line)
- Wood Lane station: 6 minute walk (Circle line, Hammersmith and City line)
- Shepherd’s Bush station: under 20 minute walk (Central line, Overground, National Rail connections)