Kensington Olympia Underground Station

Venue Details & Map

Kensington Olympia Underground Station

Olympia Way
W14 0NE
+44 20 7222 1234


Tube Station Facilities
District line
London Overground

Yelp Reviews

6.00 out of 5
based on 8 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Kensington Olympia Underground Station

4.0 out of 5
09 July 2011
by Bruce K.

Currently one of the terminus stations on the District Line though it will soon only be open for weekends and special events, it is also a stop on the Overground. The station opened in 1844.

It is located in Travelcard Zone 2. There are no ticket barricades, but there are ticket vending machines and Oyster readers. There is also an indoor waiting area for the Overground trains. The platform... more

2.0 out of 5
04 November 2012
by Rebecca G.

While staying in London, this was the closet station. Unfortunately, it only runs on weekends, which is a major inconvenience.

Not only that, it rarely comes, so you regularly have to wait 20+ minutes for it to come, just to get off one stop to switch to the Underground. I hope this station is under renovation or something; otherwise, it's horrible for the locals.

There's no stairs or steps... more

3.0 out of 5
25 February 2014
by Ela T.

This station is on the District line, London Overground and Southern Railway.

If you come on the District line you will inevitably find that you have to get off at Earl's Court and wait for a train that comes here. Since it's all open platforms you might freeze to death while you wait.

But that's ok, you were forced to do it because more likely than not you have come to the Olympia... more

3.0 out of 5
21 July 2013
by Bill C.

easy peasy


notice of inconvenient closure [=we needed it to be open. bad form. more

2.0 out of 5
04 November 2012
by Chris M.

As a connection to the Underground this station is a waste of space. Only runs on weekends and a 20-25 minute wait to travel 1 stop and change again!

It is quicker to walk to the next closest underground with real service.

I am sure it is fine as a main line station, but I have not used it for that. more

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