There are 8 ways to get from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station by train, 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

Train  •  34 min

  1. Take the train from Kensington (Olympia) to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to London Waterloo

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Earls Court, Holland Road to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross 9 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Tube  •  35 min

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

$2 - $4

Line 9 bus via Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden  •  50 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Earls Court, Holland Road to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden 9 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station 4.7 miles

$24 - $29

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station 4.7 miles

$13 - $19

Walk  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Walk from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station 4.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  32 min

  1. Cycle from Warwick Road, Olympia to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank 4.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station is to line 9 bus which costs £2 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station is to taxi which costs £19 - £23 and takes 10 min.

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The distance between Kensington (Olympia) and Waterloo Station is 4 miles.

It takes approximately 34 min to get from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Earls Court, Holland Road and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station. However, there are services departing from Kensington (Olympia) and arriving at London Waterloo via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 min.

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Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Hammersmith Library station.

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Map of how to get from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station.
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  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

You can take a train from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station via Kensington (Olympia), Clapham Junction, and London Waterloo in around 34 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 33 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Kensington (Olympia) to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $3
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from West Kensington Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Earls Court, Holland Road to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Earls Court, Holland Road to Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$13 - $19
Access
$14 - $20
Assist
$14 - $20
UberX
$14 - $20
UberXL
$20 - $28
Exec
$27 - $40
Lux
$40 - $60
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Warwick Road, Olympia to Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Kensington (Olympia) to Waterloo Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$24 - $29
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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