Plan your journey
Plan your journey
Transport for London provide a free journey planner tool. Please use this to find your best route to the College from within London.
The nearest London Underground stations are South Kensington and Gloucester Road on the Piccadilly, Circle and District lines. Imperial College London is a 10 minute walk from South Kensington and 15 minutes from Gloucester Road.
The College is easily accessible by bus, please use the Transport for London Bus Route maps to plan your journey by bus.
Parking is extremely restricted on campus and available to blue badge holders only. Please indicate during registration, if you or one of your guests is a blue badge holder and requires disabled parking. As spaces are limited, they will be subject to availability.
Overnight parking is not permitted and parking in the streets surrounding the College is pay and display or parking meters for limited time only.
For the nearest available car parking spaces please visit the Westminster Council website.
London City Airport
Take the DLR train line to Canning Town, change to the London Underground and take the Jubilee line to Green Park and then the Piccadilly line to Gloucester Road
Take the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station, change to the London Underground and take the Circle line to South Kensington. The Piccadilly line goes directly from Heathrow Airport to Gloucester Road, this takes over an hour.
Take the Gatwick Express to Victoria Station, change to the London Underground and take the District or Circle line to South Kensington.
Take the Stansted Express runs direct to Liverpool Street Station, change to the London Underground and take the Circle line to South Kensington.
Taxis are not advised from the airports as all airports except from London City are outside of London.