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Kensington Olympia station
Kensington (Olympia) station
Rail disruption

Please note there is planned industrial action across tube and rail lines on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 November. Please check National Rail and TFL for updates and to help you plan your journey. See options below on how to arrive at the venue.

Plan your journey to us

It's quicker and easier to travel to the venue by public transport. We have a dedicated train station next to the venue, Kensington (Olympia) Station, and we are also walking distance from West Kensington and Barons Court underground stations. Plan your journey to Olympia London in advance and check for any travel disruptions before you leave.
Venue accessibility

Olympia London will soon become part of a larger cultural destination. Redevelopment work is well underway while we continue to host inspiring events.

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Kensington (Olympia) is our dedicated combined train station next to the venue. Services are provided by London Overground, along with Southern and London Underground. It is in London's Zone 2. 

Train & Tube

London Overground

Direct services run from Clapham Junction, Balham, East Croydon, Shepherd’s Bush, Watford Junction, Milton Keynes Central, Willesden Junction, West Hampstead and Stratford.

London Underground
District Line

There is only a District line service from Earls Court on weekends. Please check before you travel.

When travelling from Monday to Friday, you should change at West Brompton for a 2 minute Overground train to Kensington (Olympia). Alternatively, West Kensington is an 8 minute walk away, and High Street Kensington is a 4 minute bus ride or 12 minute walk away.

Central Line

Change at Shepherd's Bush for a 2 minute Overground train to Kensington (Olympia).

Piccadilly Line

Baron's Court is a 9 minute walk away from Olympia London.

Hammersmith & City Line

Hammersmith Station is a 5 minute bus ride or 15 minute walk away.

Circle Line

High Street Kensington is a 4 minute bus ride or 12 minute walk away. Hammersmith Station is a 5 minute bus ride or 15 minute walk away.

Bus

The following buses all stop within a very short walking distance of the venue:

9 - runs to and from Aldwych and Hammersmith.

23 - runs to and from Westbourne Park and Hammersmith.

27 - runs to and from Chalk Farm and Turnham Green.

28 - runs to and from Kensal Rise and Wandsworth.

49 - runs to and from White City and Clapham Junction.

391 - runs to and from Fulham and Richmond.

N9, N23, N27, N28 also run a night service.

Coach

National Express

National Express offer round the clock services into the centre of London.

There's over 1,000 departure points across the UK.

You'll arrive at London Victoria Coach station. Then simply hop on the District Line to West Brompton, and Kensington (Olympia) is one stop away on London Overground. 

It's easy, affordable and more environmentally friendly than driving alone.

You can buy tickets online, call 08750 80 80 80, or visit your local National Express outlet.

easyBus

easyBus runs a service from some London Airports to Central London.  Please check their website for details. 

Please note, Olympia London falls within the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ). Please check whether your vehicle is subject to ULEZ charge before you arrive. We also always recommend planning your journey in advance and checking for any travel disruptions before you leave.

Visitor

If you're visiting Olympia London and arriving via car, we have both onsite and offsite car parking facilities available. If you require onsite parking, we ask that you pre-book online to ensure you secure a space. If you’re unable to book a space with us, we have off-site parking locations in our local area including Westfield Shepherd's Bush, located 10 minutes’ drive away from the venue.

Exhibitor

If you're an exhibitor or contractor arriving at the venue to unload or load in designated areas, you must book a slot. Please see information on how exhibitors should arrive at the venue. 

Walking

Olympia London is just a short walk from Barons Court, West Kensington, Earls Court, Hammersmith, Shepherds Bush and High Street Kensington. You can walk to Olympia London from any of these stations in less than 20 minutes.

See here for some tips and advice on walking in and around London.

Cycling

If you wish to cycle, please check the TLF cycling page to find open and suggested cycle routes, as well as nearby docking stations across London.

Gatwick

Simply jump on the 30 minute train from Gatwick to Clapham Junction. Then change onto the Overground, direct to Kensington (Olympia).

Heathrow

The Piccadilly line goes straight to Heathrow directly to Baron's Court. Then Olympia London is only a 5 minute bus ride, or 9 minute walk away.

Alternatively, take the Heathrow Express train to Paddington. Then travel to Hammersmith, using the Circle or Hammersmith & City line.

Stansted

The Stansted Express goes to Liverpool Street. Then change onto the Central line for Shepherd's Bush, and take the Overground one stop to Kensington (Olympia).

City Airport

Take the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to Bank. Change onto the Central line for Shepherd's Bush, and take the Overground one stop to Kensington (Olympia).

Luton Airport

Take a train from Luton Airport to St Pancras. Change onto the Victoria line for Oxford Circus. Then change onto the Central line for Shepherd's Bush, and take the Overground one stop to Kensington (Olympia).