Getting Here (Train Strike Details)
Hampton Court Palace East Molesey Surrey KT8 9AU United Kingdom
Due to the planned strikes on Thursday 23rd June & Saturday 25th June, there will be no trains running on these dates. There will also be a reduced train service on Wednesday 22nd June. We urge you to please plan your journey accordingly and encourage guests to travel by car if possible.
We offer free parking at the Festival for all Festival guests. The parking will be signposted on all major approach roads. Car Parks will be open from 5pm onwards on performance days and until one hour after the end of the performance. For drivers using sat nav systems, please enter the postcode KT8 9AU and follow the parking signs for the Festival once in the area.
There will be no bus replacement services but bus timings will operate as normal as shown below:
The only drop off and pick up point for taxis will be at Home Park (KT8 9AU).
Please note, taxis may get turned away if they come to the Palace Gate.
Please see a number of some local taxi companies that provide minicab services and have been informed of high demand:
- Angel Cars West Molesey: 020 8941 4151
- Bats Cabs Hampton: 020 8893 8080
- Kingston Minicabs Cars: 020 8390 3000
- Molesey Taxis Capital Cars: 019 3230 0311
- My Walton Taxis (King Cars): 0193230 4304
- ZedCarz Minicab: 020 8330 3300
Uber, Bolt and Lyft are also available if that is simpler for guests.
A boat service from Turks Pier, Kingston-Upon-Thames (short walk from Kingston station) to Hampton Court Palace (journey time 30mins) departs at 5.15 each night of the Festival. An additional boat service from Richmond (journey time 1hr 30mins) departs at 4.15pm. Click here for details.