Information about parking near Kensington (Olympia) Station
Driving to and parking in Kensington Olympia
Situated on the edge of central London, Kensington Olympia is remarkably easy to reach by car thanks to its close proximity to the A4. Unfortunately its desirable location means that without pre-booking it can often be a difficult and sometimes expensive place to park.
Kensington Olympia does not fall within London’s congestion charge zone.
There is official parking at Kensington Olympia, although prices can be rather steep. At the time of writing the tariff is:
- Up to 1 hour - £6
- 1 - 2 hours - £10
- 2 - 4 hours - £18
- 4 - 6 hours - £23
- 6 - 10 hours - £27
- 10 - 24 hours - £37 (or £28 if pre-booked).
There is also a £1.50 booking fee which is applied to all pre-bookings.
The Borough of Kensington and Chelsea also provides a number of on-street parking locations around the arena, most of which are priced at £4.60 an hour. The borough council have created this useful interactive map to help you locate these spaces.
Private Parking options:
To avoid the stress of driving around and finding a public car park, why not pre-book your space with JustPark? We have over 70 parking spaces in and around Kensington Olympia, with prices as low as £8 per day.
Bank Holiday Parking:
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea have some rather generous bank holiday parking rules. These are:
- Anyone can park in residents’ bays
- Council operated pay and display parking is free
- Single yellow line waiting restriction apply on all bank holidays except for Easter Sunday and Christmas Day.
- Double yellow line restrictions apply 365 days a year.
There are two types of motorcycle bays in Kensington and Chelsea; one type is reserved for residents of the borough, with the other being free to any motorcyclist. Click here for a map of all motorcycle bays in the borough.
There are a number of on-street disabled bays in and around the Kensington Olympia area, most of which are to the south west of the arena. Most of these bays have a four hour maximum stay restriction in place Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 6:30pm.
Rent out a space
Got a spare driveway or garage near Kensington (Olympia) Station? You can list your parking space for free with JustPark. It only takes a few minutes to get up and running, and you could be making money in no time. Find out more here.
Check out the JustPark app
You can now book any one of our 200,000+ JustPark spaces on the move with our mobile app - available for both iPhone and Android. View parking options, pay for a space and get directions - all with just a few taps of your phone.