In this section of the website you can find out everything you need to know about getting to Who Do You Think You Are? LIVE at Olympia London National.

Olympia London Address

Address: Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX

Click here to visit the Olympia London website



Click here to download a map of the larger surrounding area of the Olympia London venues (shows a wider area around the venues, with extensive travel and parking information, specific to Olympia)


Travel Information and Directions

Transport for London

The Transport for London (tfl) website has all the up-to-the-minute information about travelling to Olympia via tube, train and bus services.

Tfl have a useful Journey Planner which will help you plan your route to Olympia whether you need to travel by tube, bus, rail, or, even boat! It will plan your journey for you and clearly instruct you on how to get to your destination. Click on the box below to access their Journey Planner tool.

Travelling by the Tube & Trains

For all venues at Olympia, travel to Kensington (Olympia) on London Overground. One stop from Shepherd's Bush or West Brompton. London Overground and Southern trains run direct services to Kensington (Olympia).

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

Kensington (Olympia) station for Olympia
Turn left out of the exit of the station onto Olympia Way and follow signs for Olympia Grand, Olympia National, Olympia Central and Olympia Conference Centre.

For services and timetables please contact National Rail enquiries at or call 08457 48 49 50.

To buy rail tickets, please click here

There is also a less frequent service on the District line from Earls Court. The venue is next to the station.


From Earls Court to Olympia

From High Street Kensington to Olympia

From Olympia to Earls Court

Travelling by Bus

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

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.

Travelling by Car

Directions by car to Olympia (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. Do not cross bridge, instead continue along Embankment and follow signs.

Need to book car parking at Olympia? Click here