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Information about parking near Kew Gardens Station
Kew Gardens station is a stop on the London Underground District Line, between Richmond and Gunnersbury stations, which is also served by London Overground. It is located close to the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew and is easy to find, being sandwiched between Kew Road and the South Circular Road, not far South of the M4.
There are very few off-street car parks in the area, with limited spaces at both the station and nearby Kew Gardens. However, there are a number of on-street spaces in the vicinity with limited restrictions.
JustPark provides information on lots of parking options near to Kew Gardens station – including on-street and off-street spaces, from driveways to car parks, many of which are reservable for extra convenience.
Kew Gardens station is found within a Controlled Parking Zone of the borough of Richmond, but there are many on-street spaces on offer at a reasonably affordable hourly rate.
The majority of on-street pay-and-display charges only apply from 10am-12 noon, Monday-Friday, so many spaces are free to park a lot of the time. However, lots of spaces are still reserved solely for resident permit holders and/or have maximum stay limits – so do make sure you’re aware of any restrictions governing your chosen space.
You can use our online parking map to find information on available on-street parking spaces near Kew Gardens station.
Location Operator Price Max Stay CPZ KA - Kew/CPZ KA London Borough of Richmond £1.35 / day Station Approach/Station Parade and Approach, Kew (M8) London Borough of Richmond £0.35 / 15 minutes 2 hours CPZ KB - South Kew/CPZ KB London Borough of Richmond £1.35 / day Sandycombe Road/Kew (KA) London Borough of Richmond £0.30 / 15 minutes 4 hours Alexandra Road/East Twickenham (F) London Borough of Richmond £0.30 / 15 minutes 2 hours
There is just one council-operated off-street car park nearby, and it is located at the station itself. Kew Station Forecourt car park (Station Approach, Kew, TW9 3PZ) has very limited space and charges operate 9am-5pm, Monday-Saturday. Parking is free outside of these times, but during hours of operation there is a 2 hour maximum stay in force.
JustPark offers a range of reservable off-street spaces near Kew Gardens station, from public car parks to private driveways. You can browse these options and book a guaranteed space via our website or app.
Location Operator Price Max Stay Travelodge London Kew Bridge Apcoa (UK) Ltd £1.00 / hour Old Deer Park (Extension) London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames £0.95 / 30 minutes Albany Parade RingGo £1.80 / hour 3 hours Richmond Station London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames £3.20 / hour
Kew Gardens station is located less than half an hour away from Central London, being on the North London Line of the London Overground and the District Line of the London underground (between Gunnersbury and Richmond stops).
Disabled drivers displaying their Blue Badge can park in all on-street spaces and all council-operated car parks in the Richmond borough, free of charge and for an unlimited amount of time.
Blue Badge holders may also park on single or double yellow lines for up to 3 hours as long as no clearly signalled loading restrictions apply.
You can filter when searching on JustPark to show all our parking spaces with disabled access around Kew Gardens station (select this option by clicking ‘Filters’ on the search results page).
The majority of streets surrounding Kew Gardens station are within the Kew Controlled Parking Zone, with various different types of on-street spaces. The majority are pay-and-display spaces that operate from 10am-12noon, Monday-Friday, but there are many reserved solely for resident permit holders and disabled drivers. There are also a number of ‘free’ parking bays in this area, but be aware that these generally operate a maximum stay limit.
On the JustPark map, we’ll only show you spaces which you’re allowed to park in and are not restricted – so you know you’re safe with us.
Parking is free on Sundays and Bank holidays at the Kew Station Forecourt car park outside the station and in the majority of on-street spaces in the surrounding area.
It is free to park in the Kew Station Forecourt car park from 5pm until 9am the next day.
Enter your dates and times on our search results page to see what else is available overnight.
There is no dedicated drop-off and pick-up point at Kew Gardens station but the main entrance is accessible by car. However, be aware that this road entrance is the station car park, and is otherwise lined with double yellows – so you cannot stay for any length of time other than to pick up and drop off.
Kew Gardens station is the closest station to Kew’s famous Royal Botanic Gardens, where you can enjoy the beautiful landscapes and view the thousands of plant species on display. If you like a walk, what a place to do it, with the meandering River Thames not far to the north and the rolling greens of Richmond Park not far to the south.