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

Line 9 bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Green Park to Kensington (Olympia) Station 9 / ...

$6 - $7

Cheapest option

Tube  •  48 min

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

$3 - $5

5 alternative options

Line 9 bus via London Charing Cross  •  47 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Kensington (Olympia) Station 9 / ...

$9 - $11

Taxi  •  15 min

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

$30 - $45

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

$18 - $25

Bikeshare  •  44 min

  1. Cycle from Duke Street Hill, London Bridge to Warwick Road, Olympia 6.2 miles

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 $3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Cannon Street Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Green Park to Kensington (Olympia) Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Kensington (Olympia) Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$18 - $25
uberASSIST
$21 - $29
uberX
$21 - $29
ACCESS
$20 - $28
uberXL
$28 - $40
UberEXEC
$40 - $55
UberLUX
$65 - $90
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Duke Street Hill, London Bridge to Warwick Road, Olympia
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia)?

The distance between The Shard and Kensington (Olympia) is 8 km. The road distance is 10 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia)?

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

What is the fastest way to get from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia)?

The quickest way to get from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia) is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £24 - £29.

How long does it take to get from The Shard to Kensington (Olympia)?

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