Public transport

King’s is in zone 2 and is well served by overground train services and the London bus network. We recommend you use public transport to get to the hospital whenever possible because there is limited parking locally.

To plan your journey, use the Transport for London (TfL) Journey Planner on the right or call TfL Customer Services:

Tel: 0343 222 1234 (24 hours a day)
Textphone: 0800 112 34565

Buses

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 & Castle.

TfL’s Map of public transport for King's College Hospital shows stops close to the hospital as well as the routes .

Don’t forget: from 6 July 2014 you will no longer be able to use cash to pay for your bus fare. Find out about other ways to pay.

Trains

Denmark Hill

The hospital is about a five-minute 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 running between Highbury and Islington and Clapham Junction via Surrey Quays stopping at the station.

The station has recently been refurbished to make it easier for everyone to use, something for which King's has campaigned for several years. The station now has lifts to all four platforms, accessible toilets and a new footbridge and ticket office.

Loughborough Junction

The hospital is about a 12-minute walk from Loughborough Junction, on Coldharbour Lane. The station is served by trains to London Bridge, St Pancras International, Wimbledon and Elephant & Castle. Bus routes 35, 45 and 345 run from the station to the hospital.

Accessibility

Denmark Hill station has lifts to all platforms.

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.

Tube

There are no Tube stations in Denmark Hill. Travel to the nearest ones at Oval, Brixton or Elephant & Castle and complete your journey by bus (see above for routes).