St Katharine’s is easily accessible via excellent public transport links. We are just by Limehouse Station on the Docklands Light Railway (DLR), which runs directly to Bank and Tower Gateway stations (5 minutes) where the London Underground can be joined. It is on the main dedicated cycle way between Canary Wharf and the City/West End.
Located in Zone 2, St Katharine’s is perfectly positioned for access to the attractions of London’s West End. For the theatre goer, the shopper, or those who wish to explore London’s historic sites, St Katharine’s provides a great base. For those who wish to explore the more immediate East End, St Katharine’s is walking distance from many local attractions.
Take the Central, Northern or Waterloo and City line to Bank OR the Circle or District line to Monument and walk to Bank, then get on the DLR to Limehouse (2 stops, 5 minutes).
Alternatively, take the Jubilee Line to Canary Wharf or Canning Town (easier change) then the DLR to Limehouse - 4 minutes and 4 stops from Canary Wharf, 5 stops and 9 minutes from Canning Town.
Arriving at Limehouse station, take the Bekesbourne Street exit. Turn left onto Bekesbourne Street and then right at the ‘Grocery Station’ on the corner. Immediately on your left is the entrance to St. Katharine’s precinct and Yurt Café. Our main reception is on the other side of the precinct and on your left through the car park. If you arrive in the evening and our precinct gate is locked, continue straight under the railway bridge and take the first left onto Butcher Row. Take the first left into St. Katharine’s. Our main reception is on your right through the car park
To plan your journey, visit www.tfl.gov.uk.
Limehouse is serviced by many buses which are convenient for local trips around the East End. The routes with stops nearby are 115, 135 and 15. For more details of buses that run from Limehouse visit www.tfl.gov.uk.
Guests may wish to pre-book their journey with Addison Lee, a reliable taxi company offering fixed fares. Book online or call 0207 387 8888 to book your taxi.
For guests arriving by car, we recommend using Google Maps. Please be aware that using our postcode with many sat nav systems will direct you incorrectly. We advise inputting ‘2 Butcher Row, London’.
Take the Piccadilly line from Heathrow Airport, until you reach Hammersmith. Wait on the same platform for a District line train. You will not need to go up and down the stairs to change platforms - the Piccadilly line trains come in one side, and the District line trains come in the other side. Take any District line train going East via Victoria etc and get off at Monument and walk to the DLR at Bank or get off at Tower Hill and walk across the road to Tower Gateway DLR station. Take the DLR to Limehouse from either station, which is 2 stops away.
Take the Gatwick Express or Southern Train to Victoria station. Once at Victoria, take the District or Circle Line Eastbound to Tower Hill Station. Walk across the road to Tower Gateway DLR station. Take the DLR to Limehouse, which is 2 stops away.
Take the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street. From here, the number 135 bus will take you directly to Limehouse, Commercial Road. Alight the bus and walk back on yourself slightly and cross over the road at the lights. Continue walking down Butcher Row and take the 2nd turning on the left into our car park. Alternatively, a taxi from Liverpool Street should cost no more than £12-15.
Take the DLR towards Bank or Tower Gateway and alight at Limehouse station.
Take the First Capital Connect Service towards London Kings Cross St Pancras. From here, take the Northern Line to Bank, where you can take the DLR 2 stops to Limehouse.