How to get to the Royal Geographical Society:

Cycle or WalkBy BusBy RailBy Tube

Cycling: There are a number of public bicycle racks in the area, including one (capacity: 14) on the north side of the Society’s building.

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Santander Cycles: Several docking stations are within walking distance, the closest one on Kensington Gore outside the Royal College of Art.

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Walking: There are many appealing and accessible streets and paths leading to the Society, including through Hyde Park.

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Bus routes

  • 9: Exhibition Road/Royal Albert Hall (from Aldwych/Hammersmith)
  • 23: Exhibition Road/Royal Albert Hall (from Great Western Road/Hammersmith)
  • 52: Exhibition Road/Royal Albert Hall (from Willesden/Victoria)
  • 452: Royal Albert Hall (from Kensal Rise/Vauxhall)

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Mainline stations

  • Paddington Railway Station (Hammersmith & City, District, Circle and Bakerloo Lines): 28 minutes*, 1.8km
  • Victoria Railway Station (Victoria, District and Circle Lines): 37 minutes*, 2.5km
  • Marylebone Railway Station (Bakerloo Line): 42 minutes*, 2.8km

*Approximate walking times

Underground stations

  • South Kensington (Piccadilly, District and Circle Lines): 11 minutes*, 0.7km
  • Knightsbridge (Piccadilly Line): 15 minutes*, 1.0km
  • Gloucester Road (Piccadilly, District and Circle Lines): 17 minutes*, 1.2km
  • Green Park – nearest step free access from street to train (Jubilee, Piccadilly and Victoria Lines): 35 minutes or take bus 9 to get to the Society, 2.4km

*Approximate walking times

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