Imperial College Business School is situated in the heart of London, close to the city’s financial centre. We are in the middle of London’s museum district and a short stroll from Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park.
We are served well by London’s public transport system, and the city centre and Heathrow airport are within easy reach by bus or train.
Imperial College Business School
Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus
London SW7 2AZ
How to get to Imperial College Business School
From Heathrow Airport
Take the Heathrow Express (overland train) to London Paddington Station (trains run every 15 minutes, journey duration approximately 15 minutes) and change there for the Circle Line eastbound (underground) to South Kensington station, or
Take the Piccadilly Line (underground train) from Heathrow to South Kensington underground station (40 minutes travelling time).
From Gatwick Airport
Take the Gatwick Express (overland train) to London Victoria Station (trains run about every 15 minutes, journey duration approximately 30 minutes) and change there for the Circle or District Line westbound (underground) to South Kensington station.
From Stansted Airport
Take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street station (trains run every 15 minutes and the journey lasts about 45 minutes). From there, take the Central Line westbound to Holborn underground station. Take the Piccadilly Line from Holborn to South Kensington station (journey time about 25 minutes).
These buses travel near to Imperial College:
- 9, 10 or 52 to the Royal Albert Hall, north of the College
- 74 or 14 to the Victoria and Albert Museum, south of the College
- 49 to Gloucester Road, south-west of the College
- 45A or C1 to South Kensington, south of the College
- 70 to Queens Gate, west of the College
- 9A to Prince’s Consort Road
Car parking at the College is strictly limited, and students are advised not to bring a car into College campus unless permission has been given. In the evening, at weekends and during the vacations the car park is open to the paying public. Parking in the streets surrounding the College is at parking meters for limited periods.
By Underground Train
Take the Piccadilly, Circle or District line to South Kensington station and walk north to the college. Alternatively, Imperial College is approximately 15 minutes’ walk from High Street Kensington and 8-10 minutes from Gloucester Road (both on the Circle and District Lines). For more information on travelling in London see the Transport for London website.
From South Kensington Tube Station
On arrival at South Kensington underground station, turn right after passing through the exit barriers and descend into the tunnel walkway. Follow the tunnel all the way to the end and take the steps up to the road. Turn left out of the tunnel and walk down Exhibition Road. Imperial College Business School is on your left-hand side.
From High Street Kensington Tube Station
On arrival at High Street Kensington underground station, walk through the shopping centre out on to the main road (High Street Kensington). Turn right and walk along the main street for 10-15 minutes. After you have passed the Albert Memorial on your left and the Royal Albert Hall on your right you should turn right down Exhibition Road. Imperial College Business School is on your right-hand side.
From Gloucester Road Tube Station
On arrival at Gloucester Road underground station, turn left out of the station onto Gloucester Road and walk up to the traffic lights. Turn right at the lights and walk along Cromwell Road for 4-5 minutes. After you have passed the Natural History Museum on your left-hand side, turn left onto Exhibition Road. Walk up Exhibition Road for approximately 3 minutes. Imperial College Business School is on your left-hand side.