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

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Line 702 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the line 702 bus from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street to Kensington 702

£2

4 alternative options

Train, line 23 bus  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the train from Slough to London Paddington
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Paddington Rail Station to Kensington 27 / ...

£7 - £13

Line 81 bus, subway  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the line 81 bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere Centre to Hounslow West 81
  2. Take the subway from Hounslow West station to Barons Court station Piccadilly

£4 - £6

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Slough to Kensington (Olympia) 18.3 miles

£75 - £90

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Slough to Kensington (Olympia) 18.3 miles

£2 - £4

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The cheapest way to get from Slough to Kensington (Olympia) is to line 702 bus which costs £2 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Slough to Kensington (Olympia) is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street and arriving at Kensington. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Slough and Kensington (Olympia) is 17 miles. The road distance is 18.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Slough to Kensington (Olympia) without a car is to line 702 bus which takes 41 min and costs £2.

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The line 702 bus from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street to Kensington takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Slough to Kensington (Olympia) bus services, operated by Reading Buses, depart from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street station.

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Slough to Kensington (Olympia) bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at Kensington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Slough to Kensington (Olympia) is 18 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Slough to Kensington (Olympia).

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There are 20080+ hotels available in Kensington (Olympia). Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 16.7 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Reading Buses operates a bus from Slough Town Centre, Wellington Street to Kensington hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Slough to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Slough to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£5 - £8
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£8 - £14
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 Hounslow West station to Barons Court station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
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 Rail Station to Kensington
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Slough Town Centre, Queensmere Centre to Hounslow West
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Slough to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
£75 - £90
Minicabs Slough & Windsor
Phone
+44 1753 474 718
Cab Co Slough
Phone
+44 1753 691 212
Website
cabcoslough.co.uk
511 Viking Cars
Phone
+44 1753 511 511

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