Travel and Accommodation

DPC2018 is held within London’s iconic Olympia exhibition hall, at Olympia Central, Floor 2.

Olympia Map

Centrally located, with easy transport links, Olympia is a contemporary venue offering excellent facilities to make your visit comfortable and easy.

 

Olympia London
Olympia Way
London
W14 8UW

Bus

9, 10, 27, 28, 49, 391, N9, N10,

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

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.

For further information click here - Transport for London

Train & Tube

Olympia London is the only venue in London with a dedicated station - Kensington (Olympia). It's served by the London Overground, National Rail networks (plus the District Line on weekends only). A further five Underground lines are within walking distance of the venue.

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.

District Line

There is only a District line service from Earls Court on weekends; and throughout the week for some major events. Please check before you travel.

When travelling from Monday to Friday, you should 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.

Central Line

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

Piccadilly Line

Baron's Court is a 9 minute walk away from Olympia London.

Hammersmith & City Line

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

Circle Line

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

For further information click here - Transport for London

Car

It's quicker and easier to travel to the venues by public transport, but we realise that sometimes you've just got to drive.

Our postcode is 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.

Air

Olympia London venues can be easily reached from all four London airports.

Gatwick

Simply jump on the 30 minute train from Gatwick to Clapham Junction. Then change onto the Overground, direct to Kensington (Olympia).

Heathrow

The Piccadilly line goes straight to Hammersmith. Olympia is only a 5 minute bus ride, or 12 minute walk away.

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

Stansted

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).

Accommodation

Zibrant/BCD are our official accommodation partners and can offer excellent rates for Diabetes Professional Care 2018.

The Copthorne Tara is our dedicated HQ Hotel for DPC2018. To book here, or view rates for local hotels, please see below.

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