Kensington (Olympia) station

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Kensington (Olympia) train station
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London Underground map from Transport for London
Address:
Kensington (Olympia) Station, Olympia Way,
London W14 0NE
Kensington (Olympia) is in fare zone 2 and connects with these Underground lines:

District Line

London Overground

National Rail

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Train fares from Kensington (Olympia)

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Adult train fares in London
Kensington (Olympia) station is in zone 2 Cash Oyster & Contactless
Single Single Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zones 1-2 £4.90 £2.90 £2.40 £7 £7
Zone 2 only £4.90 £1.70 £1.50 £7 £7
Zones 2-3 £4.90 £1.70 £1.50 £8.20 £8.20
Zones 2-4 £4.90 £2.40 £1.50 £10.10 £10.10
Zones 2-5 £5.90 £2.80 £1.50 £12 £12
Zones 2-6 £5.90 £2.80 £1.50 £12.80 £12.80
Zones 2-7 £5.90 £4 £2.80 £14 £12.90
Zones 2-8 £7.30 £4.70 £2.90 £16.50 £12.90
Zones 2-9 £7.30 £4.70 £2.90 £18.30 £12.90
Travelcards
1-Day Weekly Monthly
Anytime Off-peak
Zones 1-4 £13.10 n/a £50.50 £194
Zones 1-6 £18.60 £13.10 £64.20 £246.60
Zones 1-9 £23.50 £13.90 £91.50 £351.40

Child fares? See our child train fares page

Anytime, peak and off-peak? For Oyster cards, Visitor Oyster cards and contactless cards off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards off-peak is any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends and public holidays are always off-peak. Fares are based on what time your journey begins

Journey planner

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Train journey from Kensington (Olympia) station

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Alternative tube stations that are close to Kensington (Olympia): Shepherd’s Bush, West Kensington and Holland Park

How to get there

Buses 9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 391, C10Cycle rack yes Car park yes Petrol stations and car parks nearby  Taxi rank no Minicab firms nearby  Hotels Hotels nearby

Station facilities

Toilets yes Cash (ATM) machine yes Refreshments yes Shops yes Photo booth yes Pay phone yes Wi-Fi yes

Note: Facilities should be double-checked before making plans

Lifts and escalators

Street to the District eastbound: no stairs from the Olympia Way entrance, or two flights of stairs from the Russell Road or Holland Road entrances (28 up and 28 down)

District westbound to the street: no stairs to the Olympia Way exit, or two flights of stairs to the Russell Road or Holland Road exits (28 up and 28 down)

Ask a question

  •  Guest – “This station in west London serves the underground's District line, London overground services to and from clapham junction to stratford and National Rail services. Occasional railtours also stop there, too.”
  •  Guest – “Provide regular London overground services to clapham junction, highbury & islington (for services to new cross, crystal palace and west croydon) and stratford as well as London underground's District line. In the past, intercity trains used to call at kensington olympia. Nowadays, there is an hourly suburban service to and from croydon towards milton keynes to connect with suburban and long distance trains towards birmingham new street and manchester Piccadilly. Occasional railtours also stop at kensington olympia.”

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