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There are 8 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Subway  •  34 min

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

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus  •  44 min

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

$3

6 alternative options

Line 9 bus via Green Park  •  39 min

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

$5 - $6

Line 9 bus #2  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Kensington 9 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) 4.8 miles

$25 - $30

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) 4.8 miles

$14 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Walk from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) 4.4 miles

Bikeshare  •  31 min

  1. Cycle from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Warwick Road, Olympia 4.8 miles

$10 - $14

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) is to line 9 bus which costs £2 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) is to taxi which costs £19 - £23 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square and arriving at Kensington. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Kensington (Olympia) is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) without a car is to subway which takes 34 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Embankment station to West Kensington station takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square station.

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

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There are 9304+ hotels available in Kensington (Olympia). Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia).
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  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Duration: 34 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
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
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square to Kensington
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Covent Garden, Savoy Street to Kensington
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$14 - $21
Access
$15 - $22
Assist
$15 - $22
UberX
$15 - $22
UberXL
$22 - $30
Exec
$27 - $40
Lux
$40 - $60
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Warwick Road, Olympia
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
London River Services
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30
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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