There are 6 ways to get from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle by train, 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

Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Slough

$18 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus, line 10 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Basingstoke, Railway Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 033 / ...
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) 10

$12 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, bus, line 10 bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Woking
  2. Take the bus from Woking to Heathrow Airport London T5
  3. Take the line 10 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) 10

$20 - $30

Line 702 bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 702 bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House) to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) 702

$17 - $50

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle 32.3 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle 32.3 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basingstoke station to Windsor Castle station. However, there are services departing from Basingstoke, Railway Station and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Basingstoke and arriving at Windsor & Eton Central via Reading and Slough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Basingstoke and Windsor Castle is 26 miles. The road distance is 32.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle without a car is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs £14 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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Basingstoke to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Basingstoke, Railway Station.

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Map of how to get from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 26 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

What companies run services between Basingstoke, England and Windsor Castle, Windsor and Maidenhead, England?

You can take a train from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle via Reading, Slough, and Windsor & Eton Central in around 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) in around 1 h 34 min.

Train operators
CrossCountry
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $12
Advanced Single
$8 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $15
Train from Reading to Slough
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Basingstoke, Railway Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Woking to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Blagrave Street (opp Aquis House) to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Basingstoke to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com
Wintax Cars
Phone
+44 1962 878727
Website
wintaxcars.com

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