Palmers Lodge: Swiss Cottage is well located in zone 2 of London and a very short walk to 24 hour bus stops, tube stations and the London Overground.


London Underground: Swiss Cottage

The nearest tube station, located on the Jubilee line (silver). From central London take a north bound train and we are located 2 stops after Baker Street.

When leaving the station take exit number 2, turn left on exiting the station. Walk up the hill slightly staying on the right hand side of the road, following College Crescent after walking 2-3 minutes you will come to a small fork in the road, to the left is College Crescent and to the right is Fitzjohn’s Avenue. Directly in front on the left of you will be big red building which is us.

On Friday and Saturday nights there is 24 hour tube lines running every 10 minutes on the Jubilee line.

Video directions from Swiss Cottage Station


London Underground: Finchley Road

Finchley Road is another station very close to the hostel, linked to the Metropolitan line. This station has direct access to and from Kingscross, Liverpool Street and East London.

Leave the station turn right, cross the road. Keep following the road and you will see a petrol station with a road going directly up hill (College Crescent), go up the hill and we will just be on the right hand side.

Video directions from Finchley Road Station


London Overground

If you’re coming via the London Overground the nearest stop to us is Finchley Road & Frognal. Turn right leaving the station and walk down Finchley Road, cross the road after 10minute walk you will see College Crescent on your right next to a petrol station.

Bus and Night Bus + Night Tubes

There are many buses which go directly to Swiss Cottage station, the key buses are 82 from Victoria station, 113 from Marble Arch, 31 to Camden and the number 13 from Covent Garden.

All are a 5 minute walk to the hostel and stop directly at either Swiss Cottage or Finchley Road stations.

On Friday and Saturday nights there is 24 hour tube lines running every 10 minutes on the Jubilee line.

See a full breakdown of buses to Palmers Lodge: Swiss Cottage London hostel.

From Heathrow Airport

From Heathrow airport take the Underground tube line Piccadilly (dark blue) straight to Green Park, from there take the north bound Jubilee line to Swiss Cottage.

Alternatively take the Heathrow Express to Paddington, from there take any east bound tube line to Baker street station and take the Jubilee line to Swiss Cottage.

From Gatwick Airport

Take the train either to Victoria Station from there you can take the tube directly to us alternatively take the number 82 bus to us – or you can take a train to London Bridge and get straight onto the Jubilee line directly to Swiss Cottage.

From Luton or Stansted Airports

From Stansted Airport take the National Express Coach which will drop you off at Finchley Road, only 4 minutes walk to our hostel on 40 College Crescent.

From Luton Airport take the First Capital Connect train to Brighton and get off at West Hampstead Station and change for the Underground – Jubilee line (south-bound) to Swiss Cottage.


Video directions from Eurostar Terminal


From King’s Cross St.Pancras Underground Station
Take the Circle Line towards Hammersmith or Hammersmith & City Line towards Hammersmith (H&C Line) Underground Station to Baker Street Underground Station
Take the Jubilee Line towards Stanmore Underground Station to Swiss Cottage