On 27 June the Magic Garden will close at 17.00. Last entry will be at 16.00.

Getting here

By public transport


  • 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.

Transport for London Journey Planner


  • South West Trains services run from London Waterloo to Hampton Court Station (via Wimbledon) every 30 mins.
  • Hampton Court Palace is in Zone 6.

There is no tube station that services Hampton Court. The nearest are Wimbledon (from where you can take a train) and Richmond (from where you can take the R68 bus).

South West Trains

By car, coach or cycle


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.


  • On site: £1.60 per hour
  • 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 Southwest Trains website.

Disabled parking

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


Drop-off and collection points:

  • Hampton Court Green (500 metres from entrance): free of charge.
  • Hampton Court Station Coach Park (200 metres from entrance): £15 per day.


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


The National Cycle Network route number 4 runs along the Barge Walk past the palace.

Cycle racks are located in the following locations:

  • To the left of the palace entrance (near Reception).
  • In the Car Park (next to the Rose Garden).

Allocated parking spaces marked ‘M/C’ are available in the Upper Car Park. Normal car parking charges apply.

By boat


Riverboats run in the summer from the following destinations:

  • Westminster
  • Richmond-upon-Thames
  • Kingston-upon-Thames

For more information visit:

Personal/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.