Getting here

Hampton Court Palace
East Molesey
Surrey
KT8 9AU

Plan Your Journey

Check here for up to date travel information to ensure a smooth journey to Hampton Court Palace. 

Transport for London - journey planner South Western Railway - journey planner

Overground
Nearest station: Hampton Court (5 minute walk).
Services to Hampton Court (zone 6) run from London Waterloo every 30 minutes.

Underground
There is no tube station at Hampton Court. The nearest stations are Wimbledon and Richmond.

Bus

  • 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.

 

Car

The palace is on the A308 and is well signposted from all major local roads. Drivers should follow the brown tourist attraction road signs:

  • From the M25: take either exit 10 (onto the A307) or exit 12 (onto the A308).
  • From the A3: take the A309.

Parking

  • On site: £1.60 per hour (car parking bays fit a standard car only) 
  • Hampton Court Green: (500 metres from entrance): £1.50 per hour
  • Pay for your parking with cash, card or by using the Glide app.
  • Hampton Court Train Station: (200 metres from entrance) for information about prices, please visit the National Rail website

Disabled parking

  • There are 9 disabled parking bays available on site.
  • Parking on site is free for Blue Badge holders.

Minibus/Coach

Drop-off and collection points:

  • Hampton Court Green (500 metres from entrance): free of charge.
  • Hampton Court Station Coach Park (200 metres from entrance): for information about prices, please visit the National Rail website

Motor home/Camper van

Visitors with motor homes, camper vans or caravans should park on Hampton Court Green where the parking bays are larger and there is no width restriction at the exit. Standard hourly parking rates apply.

Coach to and from Windsor Castle

Enjoy Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace in one day with this coach service that links the two. Available during summer season only (until end of October 2017).
Collection and drop off are at local bus stops. Seats in the Surbiton Coaches Shuttle must be pre-booked.

Taxi

Drop-off and pick-up points are at the gate of the palace.

Bicycle

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.

Motorcycle

Allocated parking spaces marked ‘M/C’ are available in the on-site car park.
Normal car parking charges apply.

 

Riverboat

Run in the summer from the following destinations:

  • Westminster (takes about 4 hours)
  • Richmond-upon-Thames (takes about 2 hours)
  • Kingston-upon-Thames (takes about 45 minutes)

For more information visit:

Private boat

Mooring sites along Barge Walk:

  • Privy Garden (by the Tijou Screens)
  • Kingston Bridge (opposite Barge Walk Cottages)

The first 24 hours are free. If you stay for more than 24 hours, mooring costs £5 per day. Boats can stay for a maximum of 72 hours.

}