How to get here

Getting to Chessington World of Adventures Resort is easy.

By Car - use postcode KT9 2NE

Chessington is on the A243, just two miles from the A3 and M25 (junction 9 or 10). We are well signposted.

  • From the South, take M25 junction 9
  • From the North, take M25 junction 10
  • From London, take the A3 to Hook - Chessington is signposted on the A243


Explorer Car Park

The main car park is available at the grass Explorer Gate Car Park, accessible via Explorer Gate off Leatherhead Road.

Parking is £3.00 per car (including blue badge holders*) and can be pre booked online or during your visit from Explorer Gate.

Car parking at Explorer Car Park is free for Premium Merlin Annual Pass holders. Merlin Annual Pass Holders can park in Zebra at the Explorer Car Park. 

Lodge Car Park

Only available to Hotel Guests, Disabled and V.I.P Merlin Annual Pass Holders.

Express Parking - Available on selected dates

Express Parking (located at the Lodge Gate Coach entrance) is now available at Chessington and enables you to benefit from easy entry and exit from the Resort. Express Parking also offers you the option to guarantee parking on hard standing. Express parking costs £10 per car and can be pre booked online or paid on the day at the staffed entrance.

Express parking will be available on selected dates from the 18th March 2017.

Other Information

10% of every car parking fee will be donated to the Chessington Conservation Fund which will help to protect the future of nature and wildlife through conservation work and education at Chessington Zoo, in the local community and worldwide.

Motorhomes, campervans, caravans or any other vehicles of a similar nature are permitted at Chessington World of Adventures Resort. However, parking overnight is not permitted. Please note larger vehicles may not be suitable for Explorer Gate Car Park so please park within the Drop Off Zone or at the Lodge Coach Park.

*Blue Badge holders can park in Lodge Gate Car Park for £3 and hotel guests can park in the hotel car park free of charge and will receive a parking ticket upon check in.

By Rail

Please be aware that due to the improvement works at London Waterloo, a replacement bus service will run from Worcester Park directly to the Resort between 5 - 28 August. Find out more here.

Chessington is within 35 minutes of central London and regular South West Train services run from Waterloo, Clapham Junction and Wimbledon. Take the train to Chessington South Station. The park is approximately 10 minutes walk from the station.

Chessington South station is located within Zone 6 of the London Travel zones and accepts Oyster cards.

For more information please call South West Trains Customer Service on 0845 6000 650 or start planning your journey.

If you travel by rail you can also get a combined train and ticket offer with National Rail.

Calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras

By Bus

Chessington is served by a regular bus service. Take the 465 bus from Kingston to Chessington, or the 467 bus from Epsom to Chessington.

For more information call the Traveline on 0870 608 2608.

Calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras

By Coach

We have compiled a list of our recommended coach operators in your region.

By Bike

Bike rests are located next to row D (Dove) of our Lodge (North) car park. If you are planning to cycle please bring your bike lock, to secure your bike to our rests.

International Guests

Chessington is located about 20 miles from both Heathrow and Gatwick airports. Find out how to get to Chessington resort for international visitors here.

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*Includes VAT. Cars are parked subject to our Theme Park Regulations.

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"Great ride...we did it about 3 times when we visited! We never get bored of it! It was so much fun!…"

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