How to get to Pimlico Road

Located near the heart of Central London just off the stylish neighbourhoods of Belgravia and Chelsea, Pimlico Road is a premier destination for art, interior design, and more. Whether you have a passion for luxurious handmade rugs by Luke Irwin or want to spend your day at Daylesford for a quick organic bite to eat, this area has something everyone can enjoy.

To make your shopping or sightseeing time a bit less stressful, we’ll tell you the many ways to get to Pimlico Road, whether it be by car, train or bike. So, let’s get into it!

Where is Pimlico Road?

First and foremost, Pimlico Road is ideally located in Central London within the City of Westminster which makes it a prime location for getting to from pretty much anywhere else within the city. It is situated within the heart of Belgravia on Grosvenor’s London Estate and is bordered by some of the most well-known areas including Chelsea and Westminster.

Running straight from Buckingham Palace Road to Chelsea Bridge Road, Pimlico Road is bursting with the vibrancy of Belgravia. Get happily lost among the side streets during a fun day out thanks to the limitless craft stores and delicious food joints scattered along the way.

How to get to Pimlico Road by Tube

Getting to Pimlico road by tube is possibly the easiest way as it can be accessed from almost anywhere within the city. There are several lines that run through the area. Here are some of the closest ones to Pimlico Road:

  • Victoria Station – 5 minute walk
  • Circle Line (Sloane Square) – 6 minute walk
  • Piccadilly Line – 12 minute walk
  • Bakerloo Line – 14 minute walk

If you’re coming in from anywhere Northwest of Pimlico, you need to do a little bit of tube hopping, but it’s still very straight-forward. For example, if anyone is coming in from Wembley, they can get onto the Bakerloo Line (Brown) to Piccadilly Circus. Once here, shift to the Piccadilly Line (Dark Blue) straight to Knightsbridge Station for a final 14-minute walk to Pimlico Road.
For anyone travelling from the airports to Pimlico Road here’s how to find your way:

From Heathrow, hop on the Piccadilly line (towards Arnos Grove) and get off at Gloucester Road. From there, swap to either the Circle (Yellow) or District (Green) lines to Sloane Square, which is only a 6 minute walk away

Anyone coming into Gatwick Airport can hop on the Gatwick Express to Victoria Station and from there it’s only a 3 minute walk.
Finally, for Stansted Airport, the quickest route is to take the Stansted Express, getting off at Tottenham Hale then hopping onto the Victoria line (Light blue) at Tottenham Hale heading towards Brixton and getting off at Victoria Station. And once again, it’s only a 3 minute walk to Pimlico Road (and fun!) from there.

How to get to Pimlico Road by Train

Victoria Station is the closest train station to Pimlico Road despite it being a 15 minute walk away. However, it is handily connected by both mainline stations such as Liverpool Street, Paddington and Marylebone as well as the tube, as mentioned previously, making it one of the easiest stations to get to from around the city.

How to get to Pimlico Road by Bus

There are several bus routes that connect to Pimlico Road, specifically the following:

  • Bus Route 11
  • Bus Route 19
  • Bus Route 137
  • Bus Route 170
  • Bus Route 211
  • Bus Route N11

Choosing the bus is the best way to see the city while you travel to Pimlico Road. Take in the sites while you relax and then hop off at the nearest bus stop and mosey over to your destination.

Here is the complete list of nearby bus stops and their walking time to Pimlico Road:

Ebury Bridge

Buses: No.11, 170 & 211
Walking Time: 3 min walk

Victoria Coach Station

Buses: No.11, 170, & 211
Walking Time: 5 min walk

Royal Hospital Chelsea

Buses: No.11, 19, 137 & 170
Walking Time: 5 min walk

Ebury Bridge Road

Buses: No.11, 170 & 211
Walking Time: 6 min walk

Chelsea Bridge Road

Buses: No.11, N11, 170 & 211
Walking Time: 6 min walk

How to get to Pimlico Road by Car

Getting to Pimlico Road by car is very easy, especially if you live near Central London. Being an A Road that runs from Buckingham Palace Road to Chelsea Bridge Road, you can get here through the majority of inlet roads to the City of Westminster.

Planning is essential when travelling through Central London in a car, given that parking is somewhat tricky to find. Pimlico Road does have street parking available however it can fill up quickly and is not a guarantee. So, best not to rely on this one, particularly during busy holiday periods.

Instead, a great alternative is the nearby Q-Park Pimlico. Located just outside of the congestion zone in Pimlico, the facility is a short walk away from Victoria Train Station and even has an online booking facility for VIP parking spaces. Now, you can enjoy your day out without the stress of parking!

How to get to Pimlico Road by Bicycle

Bike lovers don’t need to worry about getting to Pimlico Road either. The Cycle Superhighway Route 5 connects Oval directly to Pimlico with a clear and easy path which can be covered in a breezy 20 minutes. Pimlico also has an abundance of cycling lanes making it safe and easy to travel through the area.

Lastly, parking your bicycle is safe and easy with several dedicated bike parking areas dotted around, all within a short walking distance of Pimlico Road.