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Hampton Court Palace Guide


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Getting to Hampton Court Palace
Hampton Court Palace entrance

Hampton Court Palace entrance

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Hampton Court Palace is next to the River Thames to the south west of London.

Hampton Court Palace
East Molesey

Nearest tube stations:
  • Richmond, then take the R68 bus
  • Hounslow East, then take the 111 bus

Use Journey Planner to plan your route by public transport.

By Train:

South West Trains run services direct from London Waterloo to Hampton Court. The journey takes only 35 minutes and the palace is a 200 meter walk across the bridge from the station. The train service passes through Wimbledon station, where the London Underground District Line begins. Hampton Court is in Travel Zone 6.

By Bus:

Bus routes: 111, 216, 411, 451, 461, R68, 513.

From London Airports

  • From Heathrow Airport take the 111 bus.
  • From Gatwick Airport, take a train from the airport station to Clapham Junction and change to the Hampton Court train.
  • From London City Airport, take the Docklands Light Railway to Caning Town and then the Jubilee Line to Waterloo. Then catch the Hampton Court train from there.

Find further information on getting to Hampton Court Palace on the official website.

Left Luggage

Hampton Court Palace has some lockers, located off Clock Court, where hand baggage and small rucksacks or overnight bags can be left (locker size: 45cms wide x 45cms deep). A £1 coin is required to use them, which is returned after use. Large bags or suitcases may be left at your own risk in the Warders Office by the West Gate. Please speak to the Warders when you present your ticket if you would like to use this facility.


There are two self-catering apartments at the palace available to visitors for hire. Fish Court sleeps up to 6 people and the Georgian House sleeps up to 8 people. For bookings and information contact The Landmark Trust.
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  2. Getting to Hampton Court Palace
  3. Opening Hours
  4. Hampton Court Palace Ticket Information
  5. Family Activities
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