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There are 7 ways to get from Southbank Centre to Olympia by subway, train, bus, taxi, towncar 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.

Recommended option

Subway  •  29m

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Kensington District

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus  •  52m

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to West Kensington, North End Road 9 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Subway via West Kensington station  •  34m

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to West Kensington station District

$3 - $4

Train  •  36m

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

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  11m

  1. Take a taxi from Southbank Centre to Olympia 5.1 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  11m

  1. Take an Uber from Southbank Centre to Olympia 5.1 miles

$15 - $21

Walk  •  1h 27m

  1. Walk from Southbank Centre to Olympia 4.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Southbank Centre to Olympia is to line 9 bus which costs £2 and takes 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Southbank Centre to Olympia is to taxi which costs £12 - £15 and takes 11m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Bedford Street and arriving at West Kensington, North End Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southbank Centre to Olympia. However, there are services departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36m.

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The distance between Southbank Centre and Olympia is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Southbank Centre to Olympia without a car is to subway which takes 29m and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Embankment station to Kensington takes 21m including transfers and departs once a week.

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Southbank Centre to Olympia bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Charing Cross, Bedford Street station.

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Southbank Centre to Olympia train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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The best way to get from Southbank Centre to Olympia is to train which takes 36m and costs £4 - £8. Alternatively, you can line 9 bus, which costs £2 and takes 52m.

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Map of how to get from Southbank Centre to Olympia.
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  • Distance: 4.1 miles
  • Duration: 29m

What companies run services between Southbank Centre, England and Olympia, England?

You can take a train from Southbank Centre to Olympia via London Waterloo, Clapham Junction, and Kensington (Olympia) in around 36m. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Southbank Centre to Olympia every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 37m.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment station to Kensington
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Embankment station to West Kensington station
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
10m
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
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to West Kensington, North End Road
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Southbank Centre to Olympia
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$13 - $19
Assist
$13 - $19
UberX
$13 - $19
Pool
$15 - $21
UberXL
$19 - $26
Exec
$24 - $35
Lux
$35 - $50
Taxi from Southbank Centre to Olympia
Ave. Duration
11m
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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Southbank Centre to Olympia bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at West Kensington, North End Road station.

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Southbank Centre to Olympia train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Kensington (Olympia) station.

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