Victoria Coach Station

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Most long distance coach services in London depart from and arrive at Victoria Coach Station. Read More


The coach station facilities include toilets, left luggage, snack shops and pay phones.

How to find Victoria Coach Station

Victoria Coach Station is a 10 to 15 minute walk from Victoria Station, which is the railway and Underground station. It is separate to Victoria Bus Station, which is for London local buses only.

To access Victoria Coach Station from London Victoria station, exit via the Buckingham Palace Road exit towards the back of the station, and head south along Buckingham Palace Road. You can view a map of Victoria Coach Station on the map tab below.

Passengers travelling within the UK are advised to arrive at Victoria Coach Station at least 30 minutes before their coach leaves, and for international departures, at least one hour before their coach leaves.

Arrivals and departures

The Victoria Coach Station departures area is located in the main building on the corner of Buckingham Palace Road and Elizabeth Street. The arrivals area is smaller, but does have toilet facilities and a taxi rank close by.

Many coach companies, including National Express and Megabus, operate from Victoria Coach Station. The coach service to Stansted Airport also departs from Victoria Coach Station.

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Venue Details & Map

Victoria Coach Station

164 Buckingham Palace Road
+44 (0)20 7222 5600

Yelp Reviews

5.00 out of 5
based on 72 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Victoria Coach Station

3.0 out of 5
22 April 2018
by Snow F.

I am only giving 3 stars because we are paying for a service and having to pay for the toilet is ridiculous. Good location, easy to find. more

2.0 out of 5
27 February 2018
by Angela C.

Not a fan of this place. It was very difficult to figure out. The information desk was more unhelpful than other people working at the gates. They told us 4 different gates to go to then finally told us we're not with their company. The Evan Evans check in was very good and the best part. There's pigeons everywhere inside, toilets only take exact change and it's very dirty inside. more

2.0 out of 5
25 May 2017
by Celeste S.

I have used Victoria Coach station a lot during my time in London as National Express is the cheapest transport to travel to new cities in England. I highly recommend National Express, they are a great company with 100s of destinations. Easy to book, they have a great app and good deals when you sign up.

Victoria station has a strange layout and also feel it's very dirty and unclean. There... more

1.0 out of 5
07 May 2018
by Crucio D.

Actually, I want to give it 0 or -5 stars or worse than that if I can.

There are two racist staff right there at the left luggage facility. I think they dare to treat me like that because they aren't the whites. They are always mentioned to be really poor victims in western mainstream media. So, the "spotlight" on racism issues is not shine on them at all. I'm sure somebody don't even think... more

2.0 out of 5
30 June 2017
by Matt M.

This place is pretty much a dump in need of major updates. The seating is barely minimal for the amount of volume going through some gates and the whole place is just... filthy. Just looking up at the sign that said "Gate 19" I saw it was rusted and stained and just dirty. How does that happen to sign 4m off the ground? Had to catch a bus here and they had about 3 busses meeting in 2 gates. We... more

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