Kensington Olympia Station

Kensington (Olympia) Station is a transportation hub in West London, serving as an interchange for several lines. It’s a convenient option for reaching the Olympia Exhibition Center and other nearby destinations.

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Ticket Office:

  • Open weekdays only: 7:30 am – 10:00 am
  • Location: Olympia Way entrance
  • Services:
    • Buy Oyster cards
    • Top-up Oyster cards

Ticket Machines:

  • Available for:
    • Buying tickets
    • Collecting pre-purchased tickets
    • Topping up Oyster cards
  • Accessible options with height adjustment are available


  • Purchase and top-ups are available at the station


  • Southern Railway’s “the key” smartcard is NOT accepted at this station

Kensington Olympia Station – Information Services:

  • Staffed Help Point: Available during station operating hours (see below).
  • Customer Information Screens: Always available and show departures, arrivals, and announcements.
  • Station Staff:
    • Limited availability: No dedicated staff for passenger assistance on weekdays, weekends, or Sundays.
  • Helpline: Contact customer services by phone at 0343 222 123.
  • Other:
    • No luggage storage or lost property services are available.
    • CCTV cameras are in operation throughout the station.

Station Operating Hours:

  • Mon-Fri: 4:58 AM – 12:27 AM (next day)
  • Sat: 5:00 AM – 12:29 AM (next day)
  • Sun: 7:15 AM – 12:23 AM (next day)

Kensington Olympia Station – Car Parking

  • Operator: National Car Parks Ltd.
  • Availability: Always available (Monday-Sunday)
  • Spaces: 60 with accessible equipment
  • Drop-off/Pick-up: No designated impaired mobility drop-off/pick-up points.
  • Security: CCTV is not available in the car park.
  • Charges: Paid parking applies.

Railway Station offers secure bicycle storage.

• There are 14 sheltered spaces on racks at both South Bound platform 1 and North Bound platform 2.

• CCTV monitors the area.

• There are no bicycle hire facilities available at the station.

• Railway Station offers free public Wi-Fi.

• Payphones are not available at the station.

  • Waiting Rooms
    • No
  • Seating Area
    • Yes
  • Toilets
    • Yes
  • Accessible Toilets
    • No
  • Baby Changing
    • Yes
  • Station Accessibility
    • Step-free access: Some step-free access to all platforms (Check details)
    • Ticket barriers and gates: Yes
    • Accessible ticket machines: Yes
    • Height-adjusted ticket office counter: Yes
    • Induction loop: Yes
    • Ramp for train access: Yes
    • Accessible Toilets: No
    • Waiting rooms: No
    • Seating area: Yes
  • Getting to and from the station
    • Accessible taxis: Yes
    • Impaired mobility set down/pick-up point: No
    • Accessible spaces: Not Specified
    • Accessible car park equipment: Yes
  • Staff Help
    • Staff help available:
      • Monday to Friday: No
      • Saturday: No
      • Sunday: No
    • Customer Help Points and Meeting Point: Yes
    • Helpline: Yes

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