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Kensington Olympia ⇄ Liverpool Street Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

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The journey from Liverpool Street to Kensington (Olympia) is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Central, Piccadilly and District tube lines, changing trains at Holborn and

  1. From Liverpool Street take the Central Line
  2. Change at Holborn to the Piccadilly Line
  3. Change at Earl’s Court to the District Line
  4. Leave the train at Kensington (Olympia)

Number of tube stops: 14 · Journey time: Approx 46 mins

Stations on the route: Liverpool Street ➜ Bank ➜ St. Paul’s ➜ Chancery Lane ➜ Holborn [change train] Holborn ➜ Covent Garden ➜ Leicester Square ➜ Piccadilly Circus ➜ Green Park ➜ Hyde Park Corner ➜ Knightsbridge ➜ South Kensington ➜ Gloucester Road ➜ Earl’s Court [change train] Earl’s Court ➜ Kensington (Olympia)

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Tube fare between Kensington (Olympia) and Liverpool Street

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Kensington Olympia ⇄ Liverpool Street Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Kensington Olympia ⇄ Liverpool Street Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
Zone 1-4 travelcard £15.90 n/a £61.40 £235.80
Zone 1-6 travelcard £22.60 £15.90 £78 £299
Zone 1-9 travelcard £28.50 £17 £111.30 £427.40
See our complete list of Adult tube fares 2024, Senior tube fares 2024, Child tube fares 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 2024
Note: Tube journey prices are correct as of

Peak and off-peak journey times

For Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30 AM-9.30 AM and 4 PM-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends are always classed as off-peak. Note: Between the 8th March and 31st May 2024 TFL are running a trial called ‘Off-Peak Friday Fares’, where Fridays will be classed as off-peak all day.

The fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – We don’t recommend walking – the stations are 5¾ miles apart

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus tickets 2024 · OAP bus tickets 2024 · Kids bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 5¾ mile taxi fare between Liverpool Street station and Kensington (Olympia) should cost you about £28 to £40 and will take anything from 26-39 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Kensington (Olympia) station and Liverpool Street