Public Transport

Public Transport in Kingston

Kingston has a great public transport network consisting of buses, trains and boats.

Oyster cards, travelcards and season tickets can make public transport much cheaper than commuting by car, especially if you have to pay for parking.

The Transport for London (TfL) website provides more information about public transport across London.

Travel planning

There are a number of online multi-modal travel planners which make journey planning considerably easier than in the past.

Here are some of the most popular:


A number of different operators are responsible for bus routes which pass through Kingston. You can find out from this useful table on the TfL website which operator is responsible for a particular route.

The TfL Journey Planner is particularly helpful if you wish to plan a bus journey either within the borough or to destinations outside.


The borough is served by 11 train stations:  Live departure information is available on the National Rail website.

  • Berrylands
  • Chessington North
  • Chessington South
  • Kingston
  • Malden Manor
  • Motspur Park
  • New Malden
  • Norbiton
  • Surbiton
  • Tolworth
  • Worcester Park


Turks Launches run services between Richmond, Kingston and Hampton Court. Tukrs website gives details on timetables, prices and private boat hire.

Parr Boat Hire also run services between Kingston and Hampton Court. Parr Boat Hire wesbite gives details on their timetables, prices and their fleet.