There are 7 ways to get from Charing Cross to Olympia by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tube  •  28 min

  1. Take the Tube from Embankment Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station District

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Kensington (Olympia) Station 9 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Line 9 bus via Charing Cross  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Charing Cross to West Kensington, North End Road 9 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to Olympia 4.1 miles

$22 - $27

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Charing Cross to Olympia 4.1 miles

$12 - $18

Walk  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Walk from Charing Cross to Olympia 4.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  31 min

  1. Cycle from Craven Street, Strand to Olympia Way, Olympia 4.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Olympia is to line 9 bus which costs £2 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Olympia is to taxi which costs £16 - £20 and takes 9 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross and Olympia is 4 miles.

The Tube from Embankment Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station takes 17 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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What companies run services between Charing Cross, England and Olympia, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to Olympia every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Kensington (Olympia) Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross to West Kensington, North End Road
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charing Cross to Olympia
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$12 - $18
uberACCESS
$13 - $19
uberASSIST
$13 - $19
uberX
$13 - $19
uberXL
$19 - $26
UberEXEC
$26 - $35
UberLUX
$40 - $55
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to Olympia Way, Olympia
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Charing Cross to Olympia
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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