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

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from Harpenden to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead to Kensington (Olympia)

$13 - $19

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Bus, train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Watford Junction Railway Station 321|Sapphire
  2. Take the train from Watford Junction to Kensington (Olympia)

$13 - $20

Bus, line 757 bus, line 10 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH
  2. Take the line 757 bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Marble Arch 757
  3. Take the line 10 bus from Marble Arch Station Park Lane to Kensington (Olympia) Station 10

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Harpenden to Kensington (Olympia) 28.9 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Harpenden to Kensington (Olympia) 28.9 miles

$6 - $9

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Harpenden to Kensington (Olympia) is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harpenden to Kensington (Olympia) is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 41 min.

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The distance between Harpenden and Kensington (Olympia) is 23 miles. The road distance is 28.9 miles.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Harpenden to Kensington (Olympia), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Harpenden to Kensington (Olympia) station. However, there are services departing from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) Station via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH and Marble Arch Station Park Lane. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Harpenden to Kensington (Olympia). However, there are services departing from Harpenden and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) via West Hampstead. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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The nearest airport to Kensington (Olympia) is London Heathrow (LHR) Airport which is 10.8 miles away. Other nearby airports include London City (LCY) (11.1 miles), London Gatwick (LGW) (23.7 miles), London Luton (LTN) (27.6 miles) and London Stansted (STN) (34 miles).

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Map of how to get from Harpenden to Kensington (Olympia).
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  • Distance: 23.2 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

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

You can take a train from Harpenden to Kensington (Olympia) via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead, and Kensington (Olympia) in around 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harpenden to Kensington (Olympia) via Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH, Marble Arch, and Marble Arch Station Park Lane in around 2 h 8 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Harpenden to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Hampstead to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $3
Cash
$5 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $4
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Watford Junction Railway Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Harpenden, Old Cock Inn to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Marble Arch
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Marble Arch Station Park Lane to Kensington (Olympia) Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Harpenden to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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