There are 7 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) by train, subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot 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

Train  •  36 min

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

$6 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 9 bus  •  45 min

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

$3

5 alternative options

Tube  •  35 min

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

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  10 min

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

$26 - $32

Uber  •  10 min

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

$16 - $24

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

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

You can take a train from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) via London Waterloo, Clapham Junction, and Kensington (Olympia) in around 36 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 34 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Clapham Junction to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$5 - $7
Oyster Card
$2 - $4
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment Underground Station to West Kensington Underground Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Bedford Street to Kensington (Olympia) Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$16 - $24
uberACCESS
$18 - $25
uberASSIST
$18 - $25
uberX
$18 - $25
UberEXEC
$29 - $40
uberXL
$26 - $35
UberLUX
$45 - $60
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Concert Hall Approach 2, South Bank to Warwick Road, Olympia
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$26 - $32
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 Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia)?

The distance between Waterloo Station and Kensington (Olympia) is 6 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia)?

The cheapest way to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia) is to line 9 bus which costs £2 and takes 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia)?

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

Is there a direct train between Waterloo Station and Kensington (Olympia)?

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

Is there a direct bus between Waterloo Station and Kensington (Olympia)?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Bedford Street and arriving at Kensington (Olympia) Station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia)?

It takes approximately 36 min to get from Waterloo Station to Kensington (Olympia), including transfers.