Travel information for your visit to Hampton Court Palace
RMT industrial action will affect South Western Railway services to Hampton Court train station from 18 to 22 June. Find out more.
Limited on-site parking is available at £1.60 per hour.
Hampton Court Green: Located 500m from the entrance at £1.50 per hour.
RMT industrial action will affect South Western Railway services to Hampton Court train station from 18 to 22 June.
Travelling in the day
A reduced rail service will run from London Waterloo to Surbiton and a rail replacement bus service will be operating from between Surbiton and Hampton Court.
Travelling in the evening
A reduced rail service will run from London Waterloo to Hampton Court station for those attending the Music Festival. The timetable is as follows:
London Waterloo to Hampton Court
Hampton Court to London Waterloo
Guests are advised to check South Western Railway services before they travel.
Hampton Court station (5 minute walk) - Services run from London Waterloo every 30 minutes, calling at Vauxhall, Clapham Junction, Earlsfield, Wimbledon, Raynes Park, New Maldon, Berrylands, Surbiton and Thames Ditton.
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 underground station at Hampton Court. The nearest 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.
Drivers should follow the brown tourist attraction road signs:
Drop-off and collection points:
For information about prices, please visit the National Rail website.
£1.60 per hour (car parking bays fit a standard car only). Pay for your parking with cash, card or by using the Gilde app.
There are 9 disabled parking bays available on site. Parking on site is free for Blue Badge holders.
Hampton Court Green (500 metres from entrance) - £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 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:
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.
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.
These 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.