The nearest train station to Kew Gardens is Kew Gardens Rail station which can be reached from Richmond, however often, Kew Bridge Rail Station is more convenient with a direct service from London Waterloo. From Kew Bridge station it is a 10-minute walk to Kew Gardens. Parking in the area around Kew Gardens is very limited so taking the train there is highly recommended. Kew Gardens is 10 miles from central London, located in Zone 3 and is adjacent to the River Thames.
Visit the Kew Royal Botanic Gardens official website for opening information.
|Weekdays||06:30 - 20:15|
|Saturday||06:45 - 19:30|
|Sunday||08:15 - 21:30|
|Staffing level||Full time|
|Travel card zone||Zone 3/4|
|Left Luggage Website||https://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/contact/lostproperty|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Toilets notes||Male and female toilets on the platform - no charge.|
|Staff Help notes|
During booking office opening hours
|Customer Service notes|
London Overground Customer Service Centre
|Customer help points||Unavailable|
|Cycle storage spaces||28|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Step-free access notes|
There is step free access between the street and all platforms, but be aware that it is not possible to interchange between Northbound and Southbound platforms without a street journey. Customers need to be aware that there is a step between train and platform of up to 300mm for London Underground services.
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Available|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
|Accessible taxis notes|
Contact taxi operator directly
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (also informally referred to as Kew Gardens) is a non-departmental public body in the United Kingdom sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. An internationally important botanical research and education institution, it employs 750 staff.