Notting Hill Carnival – Getting There


For an incredible Notting Hill Carnival experience, it’s important to plan your journey in advance, so check out our tips for getting there hassle-free.

As many roads will be closed off throughout the weekend, public transport is the best way to travel to Notting Hill Carnival. That means you won’t be able to get an Uber to drop you off directly into the heart of the action, but fear not!

There are plenty of nearby Tube and Overground stations within walking distance, including Notting Hill Gate, Latimer Road, Westbourne Park, Holland Park, Royal Oak, Bayswater, Paddington, High Street Kensington, Kensal Green, Kensal Rise, Queen’s Park, Queensway, and Shepherd’s Bush.

It’s essential to allow extra time for your journey, as some local stations may close, have exit-only access, or experience disruptions. Extra Buses are usually put on during the weekend, although these are diverted away from the Carnival route.

To the north of the Carnival area, Buses start from ‘Prince of Wales’ on Harrow Road, and to the south of the Carnival area, Buses start from Notting Hill Gate.

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