ABOVE: Hampton Court Palace is easy to reach
by commuter train from London's Waterloo Station.
How to reach the palace
By train. South West commuter trains run at 30-minute
intervals from London Waterloo Station to Hampton Court. The trip takes 32
minutes, and the palace is only a two-minute walk from the station. See
South West Trains or
TheTrainLine for more information.
By boat. Westminster
Passenger Services offers riverboat trips from Westminster Pier, with stops
at Kew and Richmond. The trip normally takes three hours one way.
Turk Launches has service from
Richmond and Kingston from April to mid-September; the company also rents motorboats and rowboats at the
By car or bus. See Hampton Court Palace's
"How to Find Us"
page for highway directions, a map link, and information on bus routes.