How to find the RAD, travel information, local hotels, and accommodation.
Please note our new address:
Royal Academy of Dance
188 York Road
- Monday – 8:00am – 10:00pm
- Tuesday – 8:00am – 10:00pm
- Wednesday – 8:00am – 10:00pm
- Thursday – 8:00am – 10:00pm
- Friday – 8:00am – 10:00pm
- Saturday – 8:00am – 6:00pm
- Sunday – 8:00am – 6:00pm
Planning a visit
There are no parking spaces available, but the building is served by extensive public transport options.
Routes 44, 295, C3 and N44 stop directly outside. Further stops can be found on Plough Road for route 170.
|Bus service||Bus routes||Frequency|
|44||Victoria Station – Battersea – Tooting Station||Every 7-11 mins|
|295||Ladbroke Grove – Fulham – Clapham Junction||Every 8-12 mins|
|C3||Clapham Junction – Imperial Wharf – Earls Court||Every 9-11 mins|
|170||Victoria Station – Minstead Gardens||Every 6-10 mins|
The closest mainline station is Clapham Junction and is approximately 800 metres away (8 mins walk or 3 mins cycling).
Clapham Junction is managed by Southwestern Trains and provides connections north-east bound to London Waterloo via Vauxhall (10-minute journey approximately) and southbound to various locations including Brighton and Southampton. It is also served by London Underground, which calls at stations including West Brompton, Kensington (Olympia), Shepherds Bush, and Willesden Junction.
Cycle Superhighway 8 (CS8) passes in front of the building with designated on-street cycle lanes provided on York Road and there are bike locks available on both sides of the building.
There is also a Santander Cycle Hire docking station approximately 250 metres away on Hibbert Street, and a second 400 metres away on Usk Road.
By river bus
Plantation Wharf Pier is 200 metres away, offering regular services (River Bus RB6) to and from Embankment, London Bridge, and Canary Wharf. This runs every 30 minutes during peak morning and evening periods.
Hotels and accommodation
www.hotels.uk.com provide a list of hotels, B&Bs and hostels near to the RAD.