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. With a fascinating collection of trees and flowers from around the globe set across Kew's vast gardens, huge greenhouses, and a treetop walkway you're guaranteed a great day out.
Getting to the Royal Botanic Gardens by train is easy with the nearest train station aptly named Kew Gardens a 5-minute walk away with frequent services from Richmond. You may though find Kew Bridge station is more convenient with a direct service from London Waterloo. From Kew Bridge station it is a 10-minute walk to Kew Gardens.
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