There are 7 ways to get from Covent Garden 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 via Kensington (Olympia) Station  •  37 min

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

$3

5 alternative options

Line 9 bus  •  41 min

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

$3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Covent Garden to Olympia 4.4 miles

$23 - $28

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from Covent Garden to Olympia 4.4 miles

$14 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Walk from Covent Garden to Olympia 4.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  32 min

  1. Cycle from Southampton Street, Strand to Olympia Way, Olympia 4.6 miles

What companies run services between Covent Garden, Greater London, England and Olympia, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Covent Garden to Olympia every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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, Bedford Street to Kensington (Olympia) Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to West Kensington, North End Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Covent Garden to Olympia
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$14 - $21
uberACCESS
$15 - $21
uberASSIST
$15 - $21
uberX
$15 - $21
uberXL
$21 - $29
UberEXEC
$26 - $35
UberLUX
$40 - $55
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to Olympia Way, Olympia
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Covent Garden to Olympia
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$23 - $28
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Covent Garden and Olympia is 6 km.

The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to Olympia is to line 9 bus which costs £2 and takes 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to Olympia is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs £17 - £21.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Bedford Street and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) Station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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