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There are 6 ways to get from Russell Square to Kew by subway, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway  •  32 min

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

£2 - £4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Piccadilly Circus to Brentford, The Musical Museum N9

£2

4 alternative options

Subway via Turnham Green station  •  36 min

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

£4

Subway, line 110 bus  •  54 min

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

£5

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to Kew 9.9 miles

£40 - £55

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Russell Square to Kew 9.9 miles

£1 - £3

Russell Square to Kew by subway

The subway journey time between Russell Square and Kew is around 33 min and covers a distance of around 9 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 32 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the Russell Square to Kew subway service departs from Temple station and arrives in Kew Gardens station. Typically 882 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
33 min
Fastest subway time:
32 min
Subway distance:
9 miles
Subways per week:
882
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:06
Last subway departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Russell Square to Kew subway schedules

Russell Square → Kew
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kew is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to Kew is to bus which costs £2 and takes 34 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 34 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 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 32 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 which takes 32 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The subway from Temple station to Kew Gardens station takes 32 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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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 Temple 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: 32 min

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

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Temple station to Kew Gardens station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 32 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Piccadilly Circus to Brentford, The Musical Museum hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 34 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 Temple station to Kew Gardens station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Russell Square station to Turnham Green station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Turnham Green station to Kew Gardens station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1
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
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Hammersmith Bus Station to Kew Gardens Road
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Russell Square to Kew
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.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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