Public transport and Walking

Public transport

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.

Information about public transport across London

Transport for London (TfL) website

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:


Residents are encouraged to explore the many beautiful walking routes in Kingston.


Find out which operator is responsible for a particular route 

Bus route information from TfL 


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. Turks 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.


Kingston is not currently trialling the use of e-scooters and currently has no plans to join a trial.

Please see the Met Police advice on using e-scooters.

Last Modified: 19/04/2024 11:25:33