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.
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.