Another historic part of Mayfair, South Molton Street is an unmissable destination, especially for those who love a bit of retail therapy. Nestled in a beautiful part of London, you can find every type of luxury here whilst also enjoying the Georgian architecture. Reconstructed around 1900, this now pedestrianised street is lined with stunning fashion brands selling all manner of jewellery, dresses, lingerie and more.

So, if you’re looking for a day out indulging in shopping excess, South Molton is the best place to simply hang and soak up the fashionably frenzied vibe.

Where is South Molton Street in Mayfair?

South Molton Street sits just south of Oxford street and is only a short walk north-east from Grosvenor Square. It runs from the junction of Davies street and Oxford street at the north end to Brook street at the south. It's also connected almost directly to Bond Street station so you can hop off the tube and get straight to shopping.

How to get to South Molton Street by Tube

Since Mayfair and South Molton are centrally located, getting to it is actually very easy by tube. Some of the nearest tube stations are:

  • Bond Street underground station - 1 minute walk
  • Oxford Circus tube station - 7 minute walk
  • Marble Arch Station 0- 10 minute walk
  • Green Park underground station - 14 minute walk
  • Piccadilly Circus station - 16 minute walk

These are all easily accessible from around Central London and even most over ground stations will connect to these.
For those travelling in from the airports, here is how you can get to Mount Street:

From Heathrow there are a number of ways to get to it via the tube. The shortest route would be to take the Heathrow Express to Paddington then swap onto the Bakerloo Line and get off at Oxford Circus. Then it's just a 7 minute walk from there.

Those coming from Gatwick want to get on the Thameslink to London Bridge station. Then you want to hop onto the Jubilee Line towards Wembley Park, getting off at Bond Street and you’re there.

Finally, from Stansted the quickest route would be to get the Stansted Express to Liverpool Street then switch over to the Central Line towards Bond Street. Then you can simply hop off and enjoy a fun day of shopping.

How to get to South Molton Street by Train

One of the best ways to reach South Molton Street from outside Central London is by Crossrail's new Elizabeth Line. However, many of the mainline trains connect to the tube stations surrounding Mayfair and South Molton, so you aren’t limited by public transport to the area.

How to get to South Molton Street by Bus

Like many other areas in Mayfair, there are several that will get you close to South Molton Street. Here are some of the best ones:

  • Bus Route 113
  • Bus Route 159
  • Bus Route 189
  • Bus Route 390
  • Bus Route 453
  • Bus Route 55
  • Bus Route 7
  • Bus Route 74
  • Bus Route 98

All of these will get you fairly close with just a short walk from each stop to get to South Molton Street. Here are some of the nearby stops and their walking distance from your destination:

  • John Prince's Street / Oxford Circus - about 4 minutes
  • Oxford Circus Station / Margaret Street - about 5 minutes
  • Holles Street - about 7 minutes
  • Oxford Street / John Lewis - about 7 minutes
  • Oxford Circus Station - about 8 minutes
  • Orchard Street / Selfridges - about 8 minutes

How to get to South Molton Street by Car

Unfortunately, South Molton street is not directly accessible by car, however there are many areas in Mayfair that are. There are a number of places for street parking around the area however, this is never guaranteed, especially during busy periods.
For an alternative to street parking, there are a couple of nearby car parks which are likely a better choice for ease of mind on the day:

Q-Park Burlington Street
Located adjacent to the esteemed Savile Row and close to Regent street and Piccadilly Circus, this is a secure underground car parking facility.

Q-park Oxford Street
This underground car park is situated below Cavendish Square, behind the John Lewis store and in proximity to Regent street and Piccadilly Circus.

How to get to South Molton Street by Bicycle

A bicycle ride is one of the most sought-after activities we can indulge in a place as cyclist friendly as London. Hopping on a bicycle we can paddle across to Mayfair, relishing some of the city's most artistic and cultural sights on the way. However, we need to keep in mind that South Molton street is only open for exploration on foot.

Thankfully, there are other parts of Mayfair with ample cycle parking facilities available here. The Santander cycle docking stations are found on many nearby streets and then it's just a short walk to South Molton and a day of luxury shopping.

We hope this helps you find your way to South Molton Street and enjoy your day out!