the london book fair
18 – 20 April 2023

How to get to Olympia London

We can’t wait to welcome you to The London Book Fair; please visit our What’s On page to discover and plan your event. You can also plan your fair trip with the useful links below. 

The venue

Olympia London

Hammersmith Road
W14 8UX

2023 dates

Tuesday 18 April – Thursday 20 April 


Discover the best ways to travel to LBF by clicking on the transport options below. Visitors to London can apply for an Oyster Card in advance. We strongly recommend using public transport to travel to the fair as car parking is limited. 

Arriving by Air

The London Book Fair can be easily reached from all four London airports. View directions to help plan your journey and make your way to the fair.

Arriving by Bus or Coach

Olympia is serviced by a number of bus routes, there are also several coach companies which service the airports and the rest of the UK.

Arriving by Road

It's quicker and easier to travel to Olympia via public transport, but we know that sometimes you have just got to drive.

Arriving by Taxi

You can simply flag down a licenced London taxi outside the venue or you may wish to order a minicab to come and collect you. Tipping: As a guideline it is customary to tip taxi drivers between 10-15% of the fare.

Arriving by Train or Tube

Olympia is served by its own dedicated rail station - Kensington (Olympia) - but also has many other stations within 5-10 minutes walking distance so it's worth exploring multiple options.

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