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.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:30 - 20:15
Saturday 06:45 - 19:30
Sunday 08:15 - 21:30
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayAvailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 3/4
Left LuggageUnavailable
Left Luggage Websitehttps://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/contact/lostproperty
ShopsAvailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsAvailable
Toilets notesMale and female toilets on the platform - no charge.
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
During booking office opening hours
Customer Service notes
London Overground Customer Service Centre
Customer help pointsUnavailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage spaces28
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessWhole 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 accessAvailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Contact taxi operator directly

About Kew Gardens

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.

Departures and arrivals from Kew Gardens

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to GunnersburyLondon Underground12:071On time
to GunnersburyLondon Underground12:082On time
to Richmond (London)London Overground12:12Scheduled
to GunnersburyLondon Underground12:161On time
to GunnersburyLondon Underground12:182On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from GunnersburyLondon Underground12:071On time
from GunnersburyLondon Underground12:082On time
from Stratford (London)London Overground12:12Scheduled
from GunnersburyLondon Underground12:161On time
from GunnersburyLondon Underground12:182On time

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