King's is in zone 2 and is well served by overground train services and the London bus network. As part of our commitment to reducing carbon emissions and traffic congestion in the area, and because of the limited parking in the area, we recommend you use public transport to get to King's whenever possible.
To plan your journey, you can use the Transport for London (TfL) Journey Planner on the right, or call TfL's Travel Information and Journey Planning enquiries.
Tel: 0343 222 1234 (24 hours a day)
Textphone: 020 7918 3015
King's is served by the following bus routes:
35, 40, 42, 45, 68, 176 (24-hour), 185, 345 (24-hour), 468, 484, N35, N68
You can also use these routes to travel to King's from our nearest London Underground Stations: Oval, Brixton and Elephant and Castle.
TfL’s Map of public transport for King's College Hospital shows stops close to the hospital as well as the routes .
King’s is about five minutes’ walk from Denmark Hill train station. The station is served by regular, direct rail links to central London at Blackfriars, Victoria and St Pancras International as well as to principal stops in south-east London such as Bromley South, Catford, Lewisham and Peckham Rye. It is also on the London Overground route with trains from Surrey Quays to Clapham Junction stopping at the station.
Please note: the station is being refurbished to make it easier for everyone to use, something for which King’s has campaigned, through a consultation project, for several years. This includes installing a new footbridge and lifts to all four platforms. The improvements are scheduled to be completed by the end of summer 2013.
King’s is about 12 minutes’ walk from Loughborough Junction. Loughborough Junction is served by trains to London Bridge, St Pancras International, Wimbledon and Elephant and Castle. Bus routes 35, 45 and 345 run from the station to the hospital.
Denmark Hill station currently has no wheelchair access. If you cannot use stairs, please contact South Eastern Assisted Travel Service on 0800 783 4524 24 hours before your journey. It will make arrangements for you to complete your journey by taxi from a nearby step-free station.
Loughborough Junction has about 30 steps from the platforms. If you cannot use stairs, please contact First Capital Connect Assisted Travel Service on 0800 058 2844 24 hours before your journey to ask for assistance.
There are no Tube stations in Denmark Hill. But you may find it easier to travel to the Tube stations at Oval, Brixton or Elephant and Castle and continue your journey by bus.