South Kensington Underground Station

Venue Details & Map

South Kensington Underground Station

Pelham Street
+44 20 7222 1234
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app


Tube Station Facilities
Circle line
District line
Piccadilly line
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 10 reviews

Top 5 reviews of South Kensington Underground Station

4.0 out of 5 8 November 2013
by Alex S.

I love this station. Why you ask? Because of the tunnels.

This historic station is accessible by three line: The District, The Circle and The Picadilly. Easy to get to from any of them, trains run (usually) smoothly and it's pretty clean.

However it's the tunnels that set this baby apart. Walk through them and wind up right in front of the V&A or science Museum or Natural History Museum...more

2.0 out of 5 11 October 2012
by Robert L.

Quite pretty in places and an historic station that is well served by three lines. However it's also got lots of steps and no lifts so dreadful for anyone with mobility problems.

Handy for the museums and other attractions in and around South Ken/Chelsea.more

4.0 out of 5 7 January 2012
by Josephine B.

I rather like South Ken station. Primarily for its swell location to my church, but not only that but also because, it is wonderfully placed near possibly my favourite museum in London - The V&A. As a side not if you haven't been you must go, it's such a treat.

Exiting at South Kensington you will also find the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum, both equally entertaining and...more

4.0 out of 5 19 August 2011
by Yee Gan O.

Having had my cousin visiting from Malaysia in the last few weeks has turned me into a bit of a tourist in my own city. This is no bad thing as you do get to explore pretty exciting places which you had poo pooed as tourist trap!

South Kensington station is rammed in the summer as visitors flock to London's museum row - the Natural History Museum, Science Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum...more

4.0 out of 5 17 April 2011
by Bruce K.

Best known for its proximity to the museums of Kensington, this station is proximate to the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and of course the Victoria and Albert Museum. Talk like a local and refer to it a as"South Ken" when you're looking for the Piccadilly or Circle and District lines.

Even though it's been modernized since it was opened in 1868, the current arcade station...more

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