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There are 5 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia) by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from Paddington station to Kensington

Cheapest option

Line 27 bus

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Kensington

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Subway via West Brompton station

  1. Take the subway from Paddington station to West Brompton station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia)

Walk

  1. Walk from London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia)
London Paddington Station → Kensington (Olympia)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kensington (Olympia) is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia) is to line 27 bus which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia) is to taxi which costs £16 - £20 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace station and arriving at Kensington. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paddington station station and arriving at Kensington. Services depart every four hours, and operate Sunday. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Kensington (Olympia) is 2 miles.

The best way to get from London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia) without a car is to subway which takes 19 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Paddington station to Kensington takes 16 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace.

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London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Paddington station.

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London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia) bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Kensington station.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia).
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  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Paddington station to Kensington every 4 hours. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Kensington every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Paddington station to Kensington
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Paddington station to West Brompton station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace to Kensington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com

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London Paddington Station to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Kensington station.

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