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A/W, 9—11 September 2018 | Olympia London

| S/S, 13—15 January 2019

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Travel & Opening Times


Hammersmith Road,
W14 8UX

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Opening Times

Sunday 09 September: 09:30 - 18:00
Monday 10 September: 09:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 11 September: 09:30 - 17:00

Please note: Due to increased security levels across the UK, Olympia have requested we carry out bag checks on arrival. We kindly ask that you be patient during busy periods. We will endeavour to cause the least amount of disruption to your visit as possible and would recommend you have your bags ready for checking on arrival.

By Tube & Train

Olympia London is the only venue in London with a dedicated rail station - Kensington (Olympia). It's served by the London Overground and national rail networks. A further five Underground lines are connected; only a short walk away.

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

Get off at Hammersmith for a short 10 minute walk to Olympia or a 5 minute bus ride (see bus routes below). Alternatively, get off at Earls Court station and change for the District line to Olympia (these are infrequent and you should check their departures times beforehand).  

Circle Line & Hammersmith & City Line

Hammersmith Station is a 5 minute bus ride or 10 minute walk away from Olympia (see bus routes below).

District Line

Change at West Brompton for a 2 minute Overground train to Kensington (Olympia).

To plan your journey, please visit the TFL website where you will get a breakdown of the best routes, alternatively you can view the London Tube Map here.

By Bus

Buses number 9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 391, N9 and N10 all run to Olympia or a very short distance from the venue.

Bus 9

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

For Olympia, get off at stop Olympia, Kensington.

Bus 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).

For Olympia, get off at stop Olympia, Kensington.

Bus 27

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

For Olympia, get off at stop Olympia, Kensington.

Bus 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).

For Olympia, get off at stop Olympia, Kensington.

Bus 49

Runs from White City to Clapham Junction (south) and Clapham Junction to White City (north).

For Olympia, get off at Holland Park; Olympia is just around the corner.

Bus 391

Runs from Fulham to Richmond (south) and Richmond to Fulham (north).

For Olympia, get off at stop West Kensington, Kensington Olympia.

By Road

London Olympia Address: Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London, 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. Don't cross the bridge, and instead continue along Embankment and follow signs.

For venue parking enquiries, please call 020 7598 2515 or visit the Olympia website here.

By Coach

National Express

National Express offer round the clock services into the centre of London.

There's over 1,000 departure points across the UK.

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.

You can buy tickets online here, call 08750 80 80 80, or visit your local National Express outlet.


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. Click here to view their website.

Travelling by Air


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


The Piccadilly line goes straight to Hammersmith. Olympia is only a 5 minute bus ride, or 10 minute walk away.

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


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). 

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).

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).  

For further travel information, please click here to access the Olympia website.

International Visitors

Top Drawer hosts over 13,000 UK and international visitors each January. To make your journey to the show more comfortable, International Visitors to Top Drawer can make use of our VIP Club Lounge.

Use of the Indigo Lounge entitles you to free cloakroom facilities and luggage storage, plus complimentary tea, coffee and snacks for the duration of the show.

Top Drawer's central London location means it is easily accessible to international visitors. Information on how to get to the venue can be found within the Travel and Accommodation section of our website.

Visa information

The organisers of Top Drawer regret that they are not able to send out letters of invitation for visitors from overseas in order to help secure visas.

If your business is relevant to Top Drawer you will be able to prove this to the British Embassy in your country by providing proof of your employment and the nature of your employers business. Please DO NOT contact the organisers with regards to this, as all requests for letters of invitation will be denied.

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