Travel information for your visit to Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court train station is located a five-minute walk from the palace. National Rail train 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:
Bus services run from Kingston and Richmond.
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:
Please note from Monday 24 January 2022 until early April, Highways Surrey will be installing new raised kerbs and bollards on Hampton Court Bridge.
The bridge will remain open but lane (and possibly footpath) closures will be necessary to facilitate their works. There will be delays to traffic and buses for the period of the works.
Limited parking is available. Car parking is available on a first come, first served basis, with payment required on site. It is not possible to pre-book a parking space. During our busy periods it is advisable to consider other means of travel.
£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 the Gilde 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 (by the Works Yard, just before the barrier) 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.
Public riverboat services run in the summer from the following destinations:
For more information visit:
Mooring sites along Barge Walk:
Boats can stay for a maximum of 72 hours of paid mooring (total of 96 hours). Historic Royal Palaces no longer collects mooring fees paid in cash from boat owners. Payment will also be no longer available at the Hampton Court Palace ticket office. Management of the mooring will fall under the control of District Enforcement Ltd. This company is responsible for the collection of mooring fees by telephone or online payments only. Boat owners must first register their arrival here.
The mooring fee is: