The 50+ Travel Show

Olympia's Grand Hall, London


Getting to Olympia Disabled Information Catering Information Sign Language Information

Getting to Olympia

The best way to travel to The 50+ Travel Show is by public transport and to go by train. The Grand Hall at Olympia is just a short distance away from the station. Please scroll further down this page a TFL Journey planner will also assist you in planning your journey.

For further information on how to get to Olympia click here

By Train

Up to ten trains an hour stop at Kensington (Olympia). The majority are London Overground, along with a couple operated by Southern. Oyster works on both. The overground service is quick, reliable and requent, and integrated into Tfl's journey planner. London Overground and Southern trains run direct services to Kensington Olympia station. Direct services run from Clapham Junction, Balham, East Croydon, Shepherd's Bush, Watford Junction, Milton Keynes Central, Willesden Junction, West Hampstead and Stratford.

Turn left out of the exit of the station onto Olympia Way and follow the signs for Olympia Grand Hall.

For National Rail enquiries please visit or call 08457 48 49 50.

For Southern Rail enquiries please visit

You can buy your train tickets in advance here




Click here to see a larger version of this map with additional rail connections

Plan your journey by using the Transport for London Journey Planner below, (please be advised that the pre determined location is already set to the Grand Hall Olympia so you will only need to input your departure point, please be advised that the Journey Planner tool only covers the London transport network) You can also look on line at :


Journey Planner


By Underground
Kensington underground station is on the District Line and has disabled access. Please be advised that there is now a reduced service on this line, please check the latest tube information with regards to the Disctrict line before you set out. For the latest tube travel information go to:

Turn left out of the exit of the station. The entrance to Olympia Grand Hall is on the right hand side on Olympia Way.

By Bus
Olympia is served by the following bus routes
Hammersmith Road: 9, 10, 27, 28
Holland Road: 49
North End Road: 391 View an interactive map with bus routes to the venue here

By Bicycle
For cycle route information go to:
There are bike racks outside the National Hall, on Hammersmith Road, and outside the Pillar Hall, on Olympia Way.

By Organised Tour

By National Express
For more information on National Express routes go to or call 08750 80 80 80

By Car
Please be advised that it is quicker and easier to travel to the venues by public transport.

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. Do not cross bridge, instead continue along Embankment and follow signs.

Click here for information about parking at Olympia.

Olympia Multi-storey car park (P3): Access on Maclise Road with pedestrian access on Olympia Way. Accessible parking spaces available at street level.
Olympia Motorail Car Park (P4): Accommodates all cars, vans and lorries up to and including 7.5 tonnes.

Download a map of Olympia Car parks.

Disabled Information

Olympia Grand Hall access is on Olympia Way. The entrance to the hall is flat.

For any special access requirements or requests please contact the switchboard on 020 7385 1200.

Wheelchairs are available on loan for use at Olympia, on receipt of a refundable security deposit. We recommend that wheelchairs are booked in advance by calling 020 7598 2411 for Olympia. Your wheelchair can then be made ready for you on arrival at the venue.

All assistance dogs are welcome. Venue staff should be approached for further information. It is however not recommended that animals be subjected to the loud noises and special effects from concerts. The venue should be contacted directly should you have concerns or special requirements.

Catering facilities

You are welcome to bring your own food or packed lunch with you - there will be plenty of places to take the weight off your feet and enjoy your sandwiches.

Otherwise there are plenty of places to eat and drink both within the venues and in the local area.

Take your pick from a range of catering brands within the halls, including The Orchard and DP Cappucino. There's something to whet anyone's appetite.
Looking for something further afield? The local area has plenty of restaurants and bars where you can entertain clients, grab a bit to eat after the show, or relax and unwind after a tiring day at the show. There is a Pizza Express right outside and several restaurants serving middle eastern cusine just across the road from the exhibition hall.

Sign Language Information

The 50+ Travel Show aims to ensure that all visitors are able to make the most of their visit by providing a sign language interpreter for those who are hard of hearing. Further information will be posted here nearer to the event.



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