The 50+ Show in London - How to get to Olympia

The 50+ Show at London Olympia - How to get there

The best way to travel to The 50+ Show is by public transport and to go by train. Olympia is just a short distance away from its own dedicated train station - Kensington Olympia. 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 London click here. 

We have received from TFL regarding tube service on Friday 15th July;

-       For visitors travelling on the District / Piccadilly lines into Earls Court there will be a bus service from Earls Court station to Olympia - this will operate with 4 buses per hour from Bus Stop C located on Warwick Road

-       There is an amended timetable for the Overground between Clapham Junction and Shepherds Bush, trains at approximately 15 minute intervals from Clapham Junction to Kensington Olympia


Click here to see a map of London Olympia with additional rail connections

By Train

London Overground

Kensington (Olympia) is on the London Overground network. It’s one stop from Shepherd’s Bush (Central line) or West Brompton (District line). The venue is next to the station.

Central Line

Change at Shepherd’s Bush for a 2 minute Overground train to Kensington (Olympia).

Piccadilly Line

Hammersmith is a 9 minute walk away. Alternatively a shuttle bus from Earls Court station is provided for some events. Please check the corresponding event listing for details.

Hammersmith & City Line

Hammersmith Station is a 5 minute bus ride or 15 minute walk away.

Circle Line

Hammersmith Station is an 5 minute bus ride or 15 minute walk away. High Street Kensington is a 4 minute bus ride or 12 minute walk away.

District Line

Change at West Brompton for a 2 minute Overground train to Kensington (Olympia). Alternatively West Kensington is an 8 minute walk away, and High Street Kensington is a 4 minute bus ride or 12 minute walk away.

There is also an occasional service from Earls Court on weekends, and for some major events. Please check before you travel.

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.

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 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.

Disabled Information

Olympia National Hall access is on Hammersmith Road. 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 hall. 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.