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Opening times

Kensington Gardens opens to the public at 6am each day. Closing times vary throughout the year.
Kensington Gardens closing times May - December 2020 (PDF 188.86 KB)

Getting there

Kensington Gardens is readily accessible by public transport. There are a number of tube stations and bus stops that surround the park.

Postcode for electronic device users is W2 2UH, but note this is for guidance only as the gardens cover a large area

Parking is available for disabled drivers at Queen's Gate or along West Carriage Drive in the designated bays.

By Tube

The tube stations that surround Kensington Gardens are:

  • Lancaster Gate & Queensway (Central Line)
  • Bayswater (District Line)
  • High Street Kensington (Circle and District Lines)

By Bus

  • 9 Aldwych - Hammersmith
  • 10 Hammersmith - Kings Cross
  • 27 Chalk Farm -Turnham Green
  • 28 Harrow Road (Prince of Wales) - Wandsworth
  • 31 Notting Hill Gate - Camden Town
  • 49 Shepherd's Bush - Wandsworth
  • 52 Victoria - Willesden
  • 70 South Kensington - Acton
  • 94 Piccadilly Circus- Acton Green
  • 148 Victoria - Shepherd's Bush
  • 274 Angel Islington - Lancaster Gate
  • 360 Elephant and Castle - Royal Albert Hall
  • 390 Notting Hill Gate - Archway

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