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How to get from London to Windsor Castle – by train, bus, car

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Windsor Castle in Berkshire, England, serves as one of the key residences of the British royal family. 

Explore 900 years of royal heritage through a tour of Windsor Castle.

Address: Windsor SL4 1NJ, United Kingdom. Get Directions.

You can reach the Castle via public or private transport.

By Train

One of the most convenient ways to travel from London to Windsor Castle is by train. 

You can take the Elizabeth Line from London Paddington Station to Slough Station, which will take around 30 minutes. 

From there, you can reach Windsor & Eton Central Station within six- minutes via First Great Western Service.  

The fare for the train from London to Windsor starts at €7.

A six-minute walk will lead you to Windsor Castle.  

Traveling from London Waterloo, you can take the South Western Railway line, which connects London Waterloo Station to Windsor & Eton Riverside Station

The journey takes approximately an hour, with train fare starting at €15.

The train operates every 30 minutes and stops at Clapham Junction, Richmond, Twickenham, and Feltham.

You also have the option to board the train from London Waterloo Station and get down at Staines Station

From Staines Station, you can transfer to Windsor & Eton Riverside Station.

If you travel via Windsor & Eton Riverside Station, prepare for a steep uphill walk.

Please note that round trips are also available for passengers traveling to Windsor Castle.

Confused about visiting Windsor Castle or Buckingham Palace? Find out which suits your visit.

By Bus

Traveling from London to Windsor Castle by bus is the cheapest way, as Windsor Express buses provide frequent services to Windsor town center.

Board Bus line 702 at Victoria Station (Stop 11), heading towards Legoland, and get down at Parish Church (Stop J) in Slough.

From there, it is just a four-minute walk to Windsor Castle.

The total travel time is one hour and forty minutes, with a bus fare of €3.

Flightline 703 offers a comfortable choice for airport travelers, commuters, and tourists visiting Windsor and Legoland. 

It operates regularly between Heathrow Airport and Legoland Windsor via Colnbrook and Datchet, with select services extending to Bracknell. 

You can also buy tickets from various tour packages like Windsor Castle: Roundtrip from London, which includes entry to Windsor Castle, a professional guide, roundtrip transportation in an air-conditioned luxury coach, and complimentary Wi-Fi on board the coach.  

Guided tour of London and Windsor included expert guidance, roundtrip bus transportation from London, admission to Windsor Castle, and an audio headset for enhanced exploration.

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By Car

If you prefer to drive, you can rent a car or use your vehicle to go from London to Windsor. 

The journey usually takes 45 minutes to an hour, depending on traffic conditions. 

Turn on your Google Maps and get started.

Taxis and ride-sharing services like Uber offer direct transportation from London to Windsor Castle tour. 

Parking for visitors is not available at the Castle, so you will need to use public car parks in the town center.

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Sources

# Rct.uk
# Britannica.com
# Wikipedia.org
# Tripadvisor.com

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