Richmond travel guide

Richmond Tourism | Richmond Guide

You're Going to Love Richmond

With a population of 8.360, Richmond is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. Consider staying at least one whole day in Richmond to see all of its attractions.

Where to Eat in Richmond

If you’re looking for affordable options, Rock and Rose Restaurant (106 Kew Road) and The Ivy Richmond Brasserie (9-11 Hill St) are great picks. For delicious green meals, The Fat Badger - Richmond (15-17 Hill Rise) and The Dysart Petersham (135 Petersham Road) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Richmond.

When to visit Richmond

Richmond in November
Estimated hotel price
S$ 132
1 night at 3-star hotel
Richmond in November
Estimated hotel price
S$ 132
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Richmond

Plane

When flying to Richmond, you’ll arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is located 10 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Richmond from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 13h 35m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Richmond, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Richmond to Southampton takes 1h 31m and costs around S$ 27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about S$ 44 for a 1h 33m trip. Located 2.7 km from the city centre, Richmond is the busiest station in Richmond. Another popular train station is Richmond Kew Gardens, located 5 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Richmond is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 15 km from Richmond. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Richmond, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Richmond takes 217 km and will cost you around S$ 9. From Nottingham, the ticket costs about S$ 11 for a journey of 225 km.

Plane

When flying to Richmond, you’ll arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is located 10 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Richmond from Singapore departs from Singapore and takes around 13h 35m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Richmond, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Richmond to Southampton takes 1h 31m and costs around S$ 27 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Birmingham, expect to pay about S$ 44 for a 1h 33m trip. Located 2.7 km from the city centre, Richmond is the busiest station in Richmond. Another popular train station is Richmond Kew Gardens, located 5 km from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Richmond is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 15 km from Richmond. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Richmond, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Richmond takes 217 km and will cost you around S$ 9. From Nottingham, the ticket costs about S$ 11 for a journey of 225 km.

Airports near Richmond

Airlines serving Richmond

Lufthansa
Good (4,682 reviews)
KLM
Good (843 reviews)
SWISS
Good (938 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,723 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,197 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,464 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (471 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (970 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,110 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,952 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,377 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (220 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,198 reviews)
Finnair
Good (786 reviews)
LOT
Good (675 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (784 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,172 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (929 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (847 reviews)
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Where to stay in Richmond

Average rates range from around S$ 196 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to S$ 219 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Richmond

Most booked hotels in Richmond

Premier Inn Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
S$ 116+
Sofitel London Heathrow
5 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
S$ 275+
ibis London Heathrow Airport
3 stars
Good (7.3, Good reviews)
S$ 113+
ibis budget London Heathrow Central
3 stars
Good (7, Good reviews)
S$ 93+
Mercure London Heathrow Hotel
4 stars
Good (6.6, Good reviews)
S$ 108+

Hiring a car in Richmond

Expect to pay S$ 2.47 per litre in Richmond (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.55 and S$ 39.40.

Expect to pay S$ 2.47 per litre in Richmond (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between S$ 29.55 and S$ 39.40.