There are 5 ways to get from Eltham to Kensington (Olympia) by train, subway, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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

Train, Tube  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Eltham to London Cannon Street
  2. Take the Tube from Cannon Street Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station District

$12 - $17

Cheapest option

Night bus, line 9 bus  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the night bus from Eltham High Street Well Hall Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N21
  2. Take the line 9 bus from Charing Cross to Kensington (Olympia) Station 9 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Train, line 9 bus  •  1 h 5 min

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

$12 - $15

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Eltham to Kensington (Olympia) 13.5 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Eltham to Kensington (Olympia) 13.5 miles

$2 - $5

What companies run services between Eltham, England and Kensington (Olympia), England?

There is no direct connection from Eltham to Kensington (Olympia). However, you can take the train to London Cannon Street, take the walk to Cannon Street Underground Station, take the Tube to West Kensington Underground Station, then take the walk to Kensington (Olympia). Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Eltham to Kensington (Olympia) via London Charing Cross and Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square in around 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Eltham to London Cannon Street
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Train from Eltham to London Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Cannon Street Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
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
Night bus from Eltham High Street Well Hall Road to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross to Kensington (Olympia) Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Eltham to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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 Eltham and Kensington (Olympia) is 19 km. The road distance is 22 km.

The cheapest way to get from Eltham to Kensington (Olympia) is to night bus and line 9 bus which costs £2 and takes 1 h 16 min.

The quickest way to get from Eltham to Kensington (Olympia) is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs £50 - £60.

No, there is no direct bus from Eltham to Kensington (Olympia). However, there are services departing from Eltham High Street Well Hall Road and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) Station via Charing Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

It takes approximately 1 h to get from Eltham to Kensington (Olympia), including transfers.