Trains and Tubes in Richmond
multiple train stations as well as a couple of tube stations (Richmond and Kew
Gardens). Richmond station is in travelcard zone 4.
For more transport information, visit our
travel and transport hub page.
The first station at Richmond was opened by the Richmond
& West End Railway (R&WER) on 27 July 1846 as a terminus
of its line from Clapham Junction via Wandsworth and
Trains and Richmond
Our two tube
stations are in Richmond and Kew
Richmond underground station is at the end of the
District Line and part of the mainline train station.
The tube will get you into Central London in about 45
minutes and there are good car parking facilities.
The station is also on the overland rail network and the
fast trains go direct to Waterloo in 20 minutes.
Gardens underground station is one stop along the line
from Richmond, heading towards London. It's about
a 5-10 minute walk to Kew Gardens itself, along leafy
suburban streets. There is very limited car
parking near the tube station.
Heathrow To Richmond
Heathrow Airport is about 14 miles from Richmond town
centre. There are no direct public transport links
between the two, although a cab/taxi will only take
about 30 minutes -but is likely to cost you 40 to 50
You can get a bus from any of the Heathrow terminals
to Feltham station and then a direct train to Twickenham and
Richmond. Depending on how long you have to wait, you
should plan at least an hour.
Heathrow also has a tube station on the Piccadilly line
- you can either change at South Ealing station and
catch a 65 bus, or take the tube right into Hammersmith
and then change to the District Line to Richmond or Kew
Most of the major rental car companies will deliver a
car to your hotel or home these days (if you ask nicely
enough) but here's a list of local car rental companies
that you can visit and evaluate their fleet!
Absolute Vehicle Rentals Ltd
Teddington Studios, Broom
Rd, Teddington, TW11 9NT, T: 020 8614 2410
Alpha Car Rentals
Rosedale House, Rosedale
Rd, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2SZ, T: 0870 8501254
Lower Richmond Rd,
Mortlake, SW14 7ET, T: 0870 8501254
Claridge House, 29, Barnes High Street, Barnes, SW13
9LW, T: 0870 8501254
Budget Rent A Car
(and van rental)
45-49, Station Road,
Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 2BU, T: 0208 4818010
Currie Motors Car & Van Rental
161, Chertsey Road,
Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 1ER, T: 0845 128 6608
Eco Trip Cars
312 Upper Richmond Road West, East Sheen,
SW14 7JN, T: 02082412661
Orchard Road, Richmond,
Surrey, TW9 4NY, T: 0870 891 0000
The Green Service Centre - Car Rental
76-78 Colne Road,
Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 6QE, T: 0208 894 9309
Practical Car & Van Rental
110-112, Upper Richmond
Rd West, SW14 8DT, T: 020 8876 8888
Rent A Car UK
19, Friar Stile Rd,
Richmond, Surrey TW10 6NH, T: 07834 735988
Rhino Car Hire
Pick up locations throughout London. Rhino offer a wide range of vehicles throughout London at very competitive rates.
Sixt Car Hire
Victoria Villas, Richmond, TW9 2JX, T: 0844-4993399
Sixt is the largest BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi car hire company in the world, and this branch is in Richmond.
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