Travel information for your visit to Hampton Court Palace
9 April 2021. Following the death of His Royal Highness, there will be changes to opening hours for the gardens at Hampton Court Palace and Hillsborough Castle. For further information, please read our FAQs page
Hampton Court train station is located a five-minute walk from the palace. National Rail train services run from London Waterloo every 30 minutes. More information on travelling to Hampton Court Palace by train is available below.
Bus services run from Kingston and Richmond. More information on bus services to Hampton Court Palace is available below.
If you're travelling by public transport, please remember wearing a face covering is compulsory.
Hampton Court train station is located a five-minute walk from the palace.
Services run from London Waterloo every 30 minutes, calling at Vauxhall, Clapham Junction, Earlsfield, Wimbledon, Raynes Park, New Maldon, Berrylands, Surbiton, Thames Ditton and Hampton Court.
Hampton Court station is in zone 6. Oyster cards are accepted on this route.
Trains returning to London Waterloo depart Hampton Court station at regular times:
From Kingston - 111*, 216*, 411*, 461, 513
From Richmond - R68*
*These services accept Oyster cards, LT cards, bus passes, Travelcards, Freedom Passes and Saver Tickets.
There is no London Underground station at Hampton Court. The nearest Underground stations are in Wimbledon and Richmond, where connecting bus routes are available.
The palace is on the A308 and is well signposted from all major local roads.
Please follow the brown tourist attraction road signs:
£1.60 per hour (car parking bays fit a standard car only). Pay for your parking with card only. Please note the parking machines are touch screen and sanitiser dispensers are next to machines. Alternatively, you can use theGilde app.
There are nine disabled parking bays available on site. Parking on site is free for Blue Badge holders.
Hampton Court Green is located 500m from the entrance of the palace and is charged at £1.50 per hour.
Hampton Court Train Station (200 metres from entrance): for information about prices, please visit the National Rail website.
Bushy Park (15 minute walk): for more information, please visit the Royal Parks website.
Kingston upon Thames: multiple public car parks are located nearby in Kingston upon Thames. Hampton Court Palace is a short bus journey via routes 111 or 216, which can be picked up from stop P2 or R in Kingston town centre. Options include:
You can also check for nearby parking on the your parking space website.
Visitors with motor homes, camper vans or caravans should park on Hampton Court Green as they are unable to fit into the palace car park and we do not allow vehicles with gas canisters on site.
The parking bays on Hampton Court Green are larger and there is no width restriction at the exit.
Standard hourly parking rates apply.
Cycle racks are located to the left of the palace entrance (near Reception) and in the car park next to the Rose Garden.
The National Cycle Network route number 4 runs along the Barge Walk past the palace.
Allocated parking spaces marked 'M/C' are available in the on-site car park.
Standard hourly parking rates apply.
For information about prices, please visit the National Rail website.
Enjoy Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace in one day. Surbiton Coaches Shuttle offer a coach services that links the two sites.
Tickets must be pre-booked. For information on pricing, times and collection and drop off points, visit the Surbiton Coaches Shuttle website.
Available during summer season only.
Public riverboat services run in the summer from the following destinations:
For more information visit:
Mooring sites along Barge Walk:
The mooring fee is: first 24-hour period - free of charge, £8.00 per 24 hour period thereafter.