Westminster to Kensington (Olympia) by train

Train route from Westminster to Kensington (Olympia) station

How to get from Westminster 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? 7

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

Tube route: Westminster → St. James’s Park → 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 25 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 Westminster station to Kensington (Olympia) station is roughly 3¾ miles. You may prefer to pay a 3¾ mile taxi fare instead. It’s too far to walk between the two stations on foot. It would likely take you nearly 80 minutes to walk that distance

Are the trains running?  Your tube line may be affected by engineering works on the Underground. You should also check whether the tube train between Westminster and Kensington (Olympia) is affected by an Underground train strike

Return journey:  Kensington (Olympia) to Westminster 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 Westminster to Kensington (Olympia) tube route may affect your journey, and you should allow for some extra travel time on top

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Train fare from Westminster station to Kensington (Olympia)

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

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Westminster tube station

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

Alternative train journey to Kensington (Olympia):
Charing Cross to Kensington (Olympia), St Jamess Park to Kensington (Olympia) or Waterloo to Kensington (Olympia)

 

Kensington (Olympia) tube station

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

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

 
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