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There are 7 ways to get from Russell Square to Kew by subway, bus, taxi or car

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Subway via Turnham Green station

  1. Take the subway from Russell Square station to Turnham Green station
  2. Take the subway from Turnham Green station to Kew Gardens station

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Piccadilly Circus to Brentford, The Musical Museum

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Subway

  1. Take the subway from Temple station to Kew Gardens station

Subway, line 110 bus

  1. Take the subway from Russell Square station to Hammersmith
  2. Take the line 110 bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Kew Gardens Road

Bus, line 65 bus

  1. Take the bus from Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn to Ealing Broadway Station
  2. Take the line 65 bus from Ealing Broadway Station to Kew Gardens Road

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to Kew

Drive

  1. Drive from Russell Square to Kew
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The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to Kew is to bus which costs £2 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Russell Square to Kew is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Piccadilly Circus and arriving at Brentford, The Musical Museum. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Temple station station and arriving at Kew Gardens station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 34 min.

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The distance between Russell Square and Kew is 8 miles. The road distance is 9.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Russell Square to Kew without a car is to subway via Turnham Green station which takes 33 min and costs £3 - £5.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from Russell Square to Kew, including transfers.

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Russell Square to Kew bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Piccadilly Circus station.

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Russell Square to Kew train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Russell Square station.

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Russell Square to Kew bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Brentford, The Musical Museum station.

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Map of how to get from Russell Square to Kew.
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  • Distance: 7.7 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

What companies run services between Russell Square, England and Kew, England?

You can take a vehicle from Russell Square to Kew via Turnham Green station in around 33 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Piccadilly Circus to Brentford, The Musical Museum hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 41 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Russell Square station to Turnham Green station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
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London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Turnham Green station to Kew Gardens station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Temple station to Kew Gardens station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Russell Square station to Hammersmith
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Piccadilly Circus to Brentford, The Musical Museum
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Kew Gardens Road
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Holborn, New Oxford Street High Holborn to Ealing Broadway Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
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Transport for London
Bus from Ealing Broadway Station to Kew Gardens Road
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Russell Square to Kew
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
London Black Taxi
Phone
+44 020 3773 1948
Website
theblacktaxilondon.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Corporate Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7846 574174
Website
corporateblackcabs.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Russell Square to Kew train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Kew Gardens station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Russell Square to Kew is 10 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Russell Square to Kew.

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