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Estimate of a taxi from Victoria Station to W. Kensington

Estimate of a taxi from Victoria Station to W. Kensington

Old May 31st, 2014, 05:50 AM
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Estimate of a taxi from Victoria Station to W. Kensington

Does someone have an idea of how much to expect for a taxi from Victoria Station to West Kensington London around 11 am on a weekday?
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Old May 31st, 2014, 06:07 AM
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Have you tried using this site?

http://www.taxifarefinder.com/main.php?city=London
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Old May 31st, 2014, 06:39 AM
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Great site Dukey, it looks to be about 16 GBP. Thanks!
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Old May 31st, 2014, 09:06 AM
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No guarantees - traffic etc could make it a bit more - but that site is useful for ballpark figures. West Kens is on a direct tube line from Victoria so depending on how far you'll be from the West Kensington tube station it is a very easy journey. Presumably since you will have arrived at Victoria by train, it sounds like your luggage might be manageable on the tube.
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Old May 31st, 2014, 10:41 AM
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As I recall the site I referred to actually does give an estimate for three levels of traffic.
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Old May 31st, 2014, 10:53 AM
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My point was -- until one is on the journey the congestion/traffic at a specific time isn't known. So yes - it does give a range. What you'll actually pay could be different.

In the last year I've taken a cab ride that cost £11 once and more than £20 for the exact same journey a few months later.
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Old Jun 1st, 2014, 01:47 AM
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Somewhere around £15-£20. Have you considered the tube as an option?
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Old Jun 1st, 2014, 05:53 AM
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What a great website Dukey! Thanks for sharing...last week I took at cab from London City airport to South Kensington...cost £65

I just searched it on your web site and it estimates between £45 for light traffic and £85 for heavy...our journey was very heavy to start with until around the tower area and then lightened up, so cost seems spot on to this site...we did it in the early morning....
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Old Jun 1st, 2014, 09:22 AM
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>>last week I took at cab from London City airport to South Kensington...cost £65
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Old Jun 1st, 2014, 09:40 AM
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there is a bus from the Victroria station bays that goes right to that area. I took it and it is not horribly far.
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Old Jun 2nd, 2014, 12:09 PM
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Wasn't the point of my post Janis...
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That's a very useful site - thanks Dukey!
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