Location and hotels

The venue for the Interplanetary CubeSat Workshop changes each year. The 2015 workshop is being held on the South Kensington Campus of Imperial College London, United Kingdom by the west gate of the campus in:

The Rectors House
Imperial College London
170 Queen’s Gate
South Kensington
London SW7 5HF
United Kingdom

Maps and Directions

Instructions for getting to the South Kensington Campus of Imperial College London can be found here. We strongly recommend that you arrive by public transport (the nearest Tube stations are South Kensington and Gloucester Road) as car parking is extremely limited.

A downloadable map of the Imperial campus can be found here.

A downloadable Tube map can be found here.


Among the closest hotels to the conference venue are those listed here. Sites such as expedia.co.uk and lastminute.com often have discounted deals for nearby hotels. Inexpensive backpacker style accomodation within walking distance of the campus can be found in the Earls Court area at places such as the YHA. For the more adventurous, accomodation in private homes of widely varying quality and price may be available via AirBnB.com

Getting to London

London Heathrow (LHR) is the biggest international airport near the South Kensington Campus. You can take the Tube (Piccadilly Line) directly from Heathrow terminals to South Kensington. A faster but more expensive option is to take the Heathrow Express from the airport to Paddington Station and then Tube or taxi. Taxis and hire cars are also available at the airport but are a relatively expensive option. Other London area airports (in approximate decreasing order of convenience) include London City (LCY), Gatwick (LGW), Luton (LTN) and Stansted (STN).

Please do not hesitate to contact committee@iCubeSat.org if you have any comments or questions.

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