Twickenham train station is located in south-west London and in London fare zone 5. Regular train services operated by South Western Railway connect London Waterloo to Twickenham in 34m, Clapham Junction to Twickenham in 26m, Reading to Twickenham in 1h, Ascot to Twickenham in 35m and Windsor to Twickenham in 30m.
As you get off at Twickenham train station, the world-famous Twickenham stadium is only a 10-minute walk away – simply follow the signs and you'll reach your destination in no time at all, or follow the crowds if you're travelling on a match day. Other nearby attractions include the World Rugby Museum, Marble Hill House, Richmond Lock and Footbridge and Strawberry Hill House.
There are a number of helpful tactics for getting cheap train tickets to Twickenham, whether you're travelling to the south-western town for work or leisure.
First of all, if you know you'll be taking more than a couple of train journeys a year, buy a Railcard – you’ll be able to save up to 1/3 off the price of your train tickets*. Railcards cater to different age ranges and circumstances – from the Senior Railcard to the Disabled Persons Railcard and the newly-introduced 26-30 Railcard (Millennial Railcard), you'll be sure to find your match. To buy a Railcard or to see all the different types that are available (and their eligibility requirements), check out our Railcards page.
Next up and a great way to save money on train tickets to London – purchase an Advance ticket. They typically go on sale 12 weeks ahead of the departure date, so the earlier you buy these tickets, the cheaper they’ll be. The good news doesn’t stop there though, as you can even combine your Railcard with an Advance train ticket for amazing savings! Want to learn more? Visit our Advance train tickets page for a complete guide.
Travelling during Off-Peak times is another good way to increase your chances of securing the cheapest train tickets to Twickenham. Try to book an Advance ticket for an Off-Peak time using our Journey Planner, then add your Railcard discount and voilà, you’ll be well on your way to cheap train tickets. For more info, head over to our Off-Peak train tickets page. Want more handy hints on how to save money on train tickets? Check out our cheap train tickets page.
*Conditions and peak travel time exclusions may apply on some Railcard types.
In addition to boasting stunning 18th-century architecture, Twickenham is best known for being the undisputed home of rugby. Affectionately known as Twickers and with a capacity of over 81,000, Twickenham Stadium is the largest rugby ground in the world, hosting international matches for the England national team, club rugby matches and occasional major music events. It's also home to The World Rugby Museum, which is handily located inside the stadium.
Don't miss your chance to also visit Ham House and Gardens, a 17th-century National Trust property – step back in time and take in the beautiful paintings, textiles and furniture of that time, then take a stroll around its impressive gardens and enjoy some delicious homemade food at the Orangery Café.
Finish your visit in Twickenham at the Eel Pie Island, a fantastic place to look over the Thames and also home to many artists' studios – you can easily get there from the Twickenham embankment via an arching bridge over the river.