Olympia by Road

  • By Car

    It's quicker and easier to travel to Olympia by public transport, but we realise that sometimes you've just got to drive.

    Olympia address: Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London, W14 8UX.

    • From M1/A1/M11/A10 take the A406 westbound to A4. Continue on A4 over Hammersmith Flyover, turn left onto the B317 (North End Road) and follow signs.
    • From M4/A4 follow directions as above.
    • From A3/M3 follow signs for central London, take Wandsworth or Putney bridges.
    • From Wandsworth Bridge, turn left onto New Kings Road, turn right onto Fulham High Street, which becomes Fulham Palace Road. At Hammersmith roundabout turn right onto Hammersmith Road and follow signs.
    • From Putney Bridge, turn left onto Fulham Palace Road and follow directions as above.
    • From M2/M20/A2 follow signs to central London, take Blackfriars, London, Waterloo, Vauxhall, Southwark, Chelsea or Battersea bridges, turn left along Embankment and follow signs.
    • From A12/A13 follow signs for central London towards Tower or London Bridge. Don't cross the bridge, and instead continue along Embankment and follow signs.

    Plan your route with google maps

  • By Coach

    With over 1,000 departure points across the UK, National Express offer round the clock services to the heart of London via London Victoria Coach station giving easy, affordable access to Olympia.

    You'll arrive at London Victoria Coach station. Then simply hop on the District Line to West Brompton, and Kensington (Olympia) is one stop away on the London Overground.

    You can buy tickets online at www.nationalexpress.com or call 08750 808080.

  • Parking

    Please book car parking through the office on 020 7598 2515, or through the EC&O website: http://www.olympia.co.uk/visiting/parking/book-parking.

  • Congestion Charge

    Whilst Olympia is not situated within the charging zone, customers are advised to take care when navigating through the surrounding roads.

    View a map of the zone and boundaries on the Transport for London website 

    The central London congestion charge is a £10 daily charge. It is payable in advance or by midnight on the day of travel. It will be charged if you drive or park on public roads within the congestion charging zone from 7.00am-18.00pm, Monday-Friday.

    Payment methods

    • Online using CC autopay  
    • Phone: 0845 900 1234
    • Mobile phone text message: register online or by phone to be able to pay by text on the day of travel.
    • Retailers and petrol stations
    • Self Service Machines in many major car parks within the charging zone
    • By post by filling out this form and posting 10 days before travel

    For more information about how to pay please visit the tfl website.


  • Low Emission Zone

    Olympia is within the Low Emissions Zone (LEZ). This zone covers the whole of London with the objective of improving air quality in the London area.

    To find out more information about the Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) and if your vehicle is affected, please visit the Transport for London website

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