Travel

  • Travelling by Taxi

    London taxis (or cabs) are no longer just black, some are painted in brighter colours, and many have advertisements painted on their sides.

    If the yellow "For Hire" sign is lit, you can either hail a cab on the street or pick it up from a rank.

    Find a licensed minicab near you with Cabwise:

    Download the smartphone app.

    Google Play: Download

    iPhone: Download

    You can also order a minicab from:

    Radio Taxis: +44 (0)20 7272 0272
    Computer Cabs: +44 (0)20 7286 0286
    Addison Lee: 0844 556 0707

    Other mobile apps for taxi hire:

    Kabbee: Download

    Green Tomato: Download

    Hailo: Download

  • Travelling by Bus

    The following buses all stop within very short walking distance of the venue.

    9 - runs from Aldwych to Hammersmith (south) and
    Hammersmith to Aldwych (north). There is also a
    night bus route - N9.

    10 - runs from Kings Cross to Hammersmith (south)
    and Hammersmith to Kings Cross (north). There is
    also a night bus route - N10 - that extends to
    Richmond (south).

    27 - runs from Chalk Farm to Turnham Green
    (south) and Turnham Green to Chalk Farm (north).
    This bus runs 24 hours a day.

    28 - runs from Kensal Rise to Wandsworth (south)
    and Wandsworth to Kensal Rise (north). There is
    also a night bus route - N28 that extends to Camden
    Town (north).

    49 - runs from White City to Clapham Junction
    (south) and Clapham Junction to White City (north). It stops on Holland Road and Olympia is just around the corner.

    391 - runs from Fulham to Richmond (south) and
    Richmond to Fulham (north). It stops at the top of
    North End Road, opposite the venues.


    Transport for London's Journey Planner
  • Travelling by Trains

    West Brompton station is the nearest station for Infosecurity Europe.

    London Overground and Southern trains run direct services to West Brompton station. Map of the London Overground can be found here

    Direct services run to West Brompton station from Clapham Junction, Balham, East Croydon, Shepherd's Bush, Watford Junction, Milton Keynes Central, Willesden Junction, West Hampstead and Stratford.

    Plan your journey > www.nationalrail.co.uk or download the app:

    National Rail Google App: download the app

    National Rail iPhone App: download here

    More details of the many options on how to get to Earls Court can be found here.

    For up to date and detailed information regarding the strike please see www.tfl.gov.uk

  • Travelling by Air

    Plan your train journey to Olympia with the Transport for London Journey planner
    - Find out more about ticket options and purchasing your Travelcard in advance
    - Download a pdf of the London underground tube map

    Choose your arrival airport below for information about travel options to Olympia.

    • Heathrow Airport

      The Piccadilly line goes straight to Hammersmith. Olympia is only a 5 minute bus ride, or 12 minute walk away.

      Alternatively, take the Heathrow Express train to Paddington. Then travel to Hammersmith, using the Circle or Hammersmith & City line.

    • Gatwick Airport

      Simply jump on the Gatwick Express to Clapham Junction. Then change onto the Overground, direct to Kensington (Olympia).

    • Stansted Airport

      The Stansted Express goes to Liverpool Street. Then change onto the Central line for Shepherd's Bush, and take the Overground one stop to Kensington (Olympia).

    • Luton Airport

      Take a train from Luton Airport to St Pancras. Change onto the Victoria line for Oxford Circus. Then change onto the Central line for Shepherd's Bush, and take the Overground one stop to Kensington (Olympia).

      Visit the TfL Journey planner for more options: www.tfl.gov.uk

    • City Airport

      Take the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) to Bank. Change onto the Central line for Shepherd's Bush, and take the Overground one stop to Kensington (Olympia).

      Visit the TfL Journey planner for more options: www.tfl.gov.uk

  • Travelling by Road

    • Travelling by car

      Olympia London
      Hammersmith Rd,
      London
      W14 8UX
      United Kingdom


      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.

    • Parking

      Olympia has two public car parks. P3 is a multi-storey car park with 380 spaces (height restriction of 2 metres).

      P4 is a flat-surface car park with 175 spaces (height restriction of 4 metres).

      PLEASE NOTE that these are shared public car parks. Please inform car parking staff on arrival if you require a disabled space.
      The multi-storey car park (P3) has disabled parking facilities. Specific disabled bays are also available close to the venues, on a first-come, first-served basis.

      Pre-Book Parking

      We recommend that you prebook your parking for the Show open period to ensure availability
      Tel: +44 (0) 207 598 2515
      http://www.olympia.co.uk/visiting/parking/book-parking#sub-nav

      Bookings are subject to £1.50 booking fee. Valid for whole day from 07:00 until car park closing time (closing times vary so please check information at entrance to car park)

    • 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 London Overground.

      Coach tickets

      Book by phone: 08750 808080 Book online: Purchase tickets online at www.nationalexpress.com

       

      easyBus

      easyBus is the cheapest way to/from Olympia London to/from Gatwick Airport and Luton Airport with direct services operating from every 15 minutes, throughout the day and night.

      The easyBus picks up and drops off around the corner from West Brompton, and Kensington (Olympia) is one stop away on London Overground.

      easyBus is open to all airline passengers - whoever you fly with.

      You can book guaranteed seats online from £2 one way. http://www.easybus.co.uk/

       

    • Congestion Charge

      Whilst Olympia is not situated within the charging zone, the venue is now on the edge of the zone and customers are advised to take care when navigating through the surrounding roads.

      View the Congestion Charge boundaries

      The central London congestion charge is a £8 daily charge. It is payable in advance or by 10.00pm on day of travel (£10 if between 10.00pm and midnight). 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

      Visit the TFL website to find out how to pay the congestion charge


      • Pay online: www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/congestioncharging
      • Pay by phone: 0845 900 1234
      • Pay by sms: Register online or phone 0845 900 1234 and text 81099 to pay by sms on the day of travel. For more information on how to pay by sms, click here
      • Pay stations: Selected retailers and petrol stations
      • Self Service Machines: Available in selected major car parks within the charging zone
      • Pay by post: Write to Congestion Charging, PO Box 2985, Coventry, CV7 8ZR
    • 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.

      Find out if your vehicle is affected by the Low Emissions Zone (LEZ)

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