Transport for London provide a free journey planner tool. Please use this to find your best route to the College from within London.

London Underground

The nearest London Underground stations are South Kensington on the Circle and District. Imperial College London is a 10 minute walk from South Kensington.

Please note that Piccadilly line London Underground services will not stop at South Kensington until March 2022. Piccadilly line services will still be stop at Gloucester Road, which is also close to the College.

Bus

The College is easily accessible by bus, please use the Transport for London Bus Route maps to plan your journey by bus.

Car parking

Parking is severely restricted on campus and you are advised not to bring a car unless permission from the Graduation Team has been given. 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.

Airports

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

Heathrow Airport

There is a train called 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.

Gatwick Airport

There is a train called the Gatwick Express to Victoria Station, change to the London Underground and take the District or Circle line to South Kensington.

Stansted Airport

There is a train called the Stansted Express 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.