There are 7 ways to get from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) by bus, subway, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 9 bus via Green Park  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Green Park to Kensington 9 / ...

£6 - £7

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Charing Cross to Kensington 9 / ...

£3 - £11

5 alternative options

Subway  •  45 min

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

£4 - £6

Subway via Cannon Street station  •  47 min

  1. Take the subway from Cannon Street station to West Kensington station District

£4 - £6

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) 6.3 miles

£18 - £22

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) 6.3 miles

£1 - £2

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) 6.3 miles

£14 - £20

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) is to taxi which costs £18 - £22 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Monument station station and arriving at West Kensington station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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The distance between The Shard and Kensington (Olympia) is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.3 miles.

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The best way to get from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) without a car is to line 9 bus via Green Park which takes 38 min and costs £6 - £8.

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It takes approximately 38 min to get from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia), including transfers.

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The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Monument station.

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The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at West Kensington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) is 6 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia).

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There are 6498+ hotels available in Kensington (Olympia). Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia).
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  • Distance: 5.2 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 24 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Monument station to West Kensington station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Cannon Street station to West Kensington station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Green Park to Kensington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Charing Cross to Kensington
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.comglobal
Towncar from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Signup at
uber.com
Access
£14 - £20
Assist
£15 - £21
UberX
£15 - £21
UberXL
£20 - £27
Exec
£26 - £35
Lux
£35 - £55
Taxi from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£18 - £22
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.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-london.co.uk

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