Victoria to Kensington (Olympia) by train

Train route from Victoria to Kensington (Olympia) station

How to get from Victoria to Kensington (Olympia) station by tube, with a time estimate of how long it takes on the London Underground

Do you have to change trains? Yes
How many stops are there? 5

1)  From Victoria take the District
2)  Change train at Earls Court to the District
3)  Leave the train at Kensington

Tube route: Victoria → Sloane Square → South Kensington → Gloucester Road → Earl’s Court change train Earl’s Court → Kensington

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 22 minutes

Which fare zones? This tube journey is in zones 1 and 2. You can pay by PAYG oyster, with a visitor oyster card, zone 1-2 travelcard or contactless card. Look up the zone 1-2 fare for adults and zone 1-2 price for children

How far is it?  The distance from Victoria station to Kensington (Olympia) station is about three miles. Here’s an approximate taxi fare for 3 miles. It’s probably too far for you to walk (unless you enjoy walking!), because the walking distance between the two stations is 57-63 minutes

Are the trains running?  Your tube line may be affected by line closures and delays. You should also check whether the tube train between Victoria and Kensington (Olympia) is affected by a London Underground strike

Return journey:  Kensington (Olympia) to Victoria station

Note: This journey has been created by a computer program and may not be the fastest possible route. Closures, cancellations and delays on the Victoria to Kensington (Olympia) tube route may affect your journey, and you should allow for some extra travel time on top

Got a question about Victoria to Kensington (Olympia)?

> Talk about Victoria to Kensington (Olympia) in the forum

  •  Guest – “Thank you very much for that. Do the trains run into the evening? (Eg after 6pm?) If they do, are they still every 20 minutes? I would walk, but being from outside the city, I dont want to take the chance of getting lost”
  •  Guest – “Hello? - Could you tell me do the trains run into the evening? (Eg after 6pm?) And how frequently they run? Thanks”
  • Admin – “Yes, on the 20th it's every 20 minutes after 6 pm, from Victoria to kensington olympia, all the way up to 23:10, changing at earls court”
  •  Guest – “Ok, thats great! - Thank you!”
  •  Guest – “Is this journey on the District line from Victoria to kensington over ground or underground”
  • Admin – “Half and half. It goes overground once you get to south kensington”

Train fare from Victoria station to Kensington (Olympia)

How much is the tube fare? The ticket price for Victoria to Kensington (Olympia) can be found under zones 1-2 (adult) and zones 1-2 (child)

Buy an Underground ticketHow to buy a tube ticket from Victoria to Kensington (Olympia) stationBuy an Oyster Card   (learn more)
Buy a Visitor Oyster Card   (learn more)
Buy a Travelcard   (learn more)
Travelcard + London Pass   (learn more)
Pay by contactless
Buy a National Rail ticketBuy from Trainline
Buy from Raileasy

Victoria tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Victoria station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near Victoria train station

Minicab firms near Victoria station

Alternative train journey to Kensington (Olympia):
St Jamess Park to Kensington (Olympia), Sloane Square to Kensington (Olympia) or Pimlico to Kensington (Olympia)


Kensington (Olympia) tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Kensington (Olympia) station
 (zone 2)

Car parking near Kensington (Olympia) train station

Minicab company near Kensington (Olympia) station

Alternative train route from Victoria:
Victoria to Shepherds Bush C, Victoria to West Kensington or Victoria to Holland Park

London: A Visitor’s Guide

Have you seen our guidebook? We explain how to ride the buses, boats, taxis and trains, with all the fares and ticket options

2017 edition – Read a free sample, and more

Copyright © 2017 London Drum. All rights reserved · Contact London Drum · Privacy policy / Terms of use / Cookies
London City GuideSearch this site

Oyster card

Get an Oyster for the cheapest fares The easiest way to travel in London

Oyster card

Buy Oyster Cards Buy travelcardsBuy an Oyster card

> Save moneyGet the cheapest fares on London transport

> Easy to usePay as you go credit on the buses, boats and underground trains

Cheap tickets

Buy theatre tickets

Visitor Oyster cards