Travel Information

23 Jun 2012

Venue

NYM 14 will be held in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Imperial College London

Address

Department of Chemical Engineering,
Imperial College London,
Exhibition Road, 
London SW7 2AZ

Getting here

From Heathrow airport

Take the London Underground (Piccadilly Line) to South Kensington station (50 minutes travelling time).

From Gatwick airport

Take a British Rail train to Victoria station (journey time 40 minutes) and then travel by London Underground, (Circle or District Line; westbound) to South Kensington station.

Both of these airports are some distance from central London and a taxi is not recommended for the whole journey. If you have to travel by taxi, you are advised to establish the cost of the journey before you get in.

By sea

Take a British Rail train from the port of entry to London (Harwich to London journey time 1hr 30 mins; Dover to London journey time 2hrs) and then travel by London Underground to South Kensington station.

By rail

Connections from all of London’s mainline stations can be made by London Underground to South Kensington station.
Train times and fares can be found on the National Rail Enquiries website here: http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/
A map of the London Underground can be found here:
http://www.tfl.gov.uk/assets/downloads/standard-tube-map.pdf

On foot

From South Kensington station, the campus is only a five minute walk. Either follow the subway signposted to the museums or walk north up Exhibition Road. The College is next to the Science Museum.
A map of the South Kensington campus, which includes the route from the station, can be found here: https://workspace.imperial.ac.uk/campusinfo/public/sthkencampus.pdf

By bus

South Kensington Campus is easily accessible by bus. A number of routes pass within easy walking distance of the campus, including the following.
9 Aldwych - Hammersmith Broadway, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
10 Kings Cross Station - Hammersmith Broadway, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
52 Victoria Bus Station - Willesden Bus Garage, alight at the Royal Albert Hall
360 Elephant and Castle Station - Prince Consort Rd, alight at Prince Consort Rd
14 Tottenham Court Road - Putney Heath, alight at South Kensington Station
49 Battersea Rise - Shepherd’s Bush Grn, alight at South Kensington Station
70 Acton - South Kensington Station, alight at South Kensington Station
74 Baker Street Station - Putney, alight at South Kensington Station
345 Peckham Bus Station - South Kensington Station, alight at South Kensington Station
414 Maida Vale - Putney Bridge, alight at South Kensington Station
430 South Kensington Station - Minstead Gardens SW15
Maps of London bus routes are available here:
http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/gettingaround/maps/buses/

By car

Car parking at South Kensington Campus is severely restricted and you should not bring a car unless permission has specifically been given. After 18.00, at weekends and during vacations the car park is open to the paying public. Parking in the streets surrounding the College is at pay and display or on parking meters for limited periods only.

Campus Map

The Department of Chemical Engineering is the building marked 14 on this map:
https://workspace.imperial.ac.uk/campusinfo/public/sthkencampus.pdf

Please be advised that due to refurbishment works, the main entrance to the building will not be in use during NYM14. For an alternative route into the building, please use the map shown here.

Map