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There are 5 ways to get from Big Ben to Windsor Castle by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 28m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Windsor & Eton Riverside

$10 - $17

4 alternative options

Subway, train  •  1h 36m

  1. Take the subway from Westminster station to Richmond station District
  2. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Windsor & Eton Riverside

$12 - $18

Bus  •  2h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal 702

$17

Taxi  •  35m

  1. Take a taxi from Big Ben to Windsor Castle 23.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  35m

  1. Drive from Big Ben to Windsor Castle 23.4 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Big Ben to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Big Ben to Windsor Castle is to taxi which costs £70 - £90 and takes 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Big Ben to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Westminster, Parliament Square and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal via Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 36m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London Waterloo and arriving at Windsor & Eton Riverside. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 53m.

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The distance between Big Ben and Windsor Castle is 21 miles. The road distance is 23.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Big Ben to Windsor Castle without a car is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs £8 - £13.

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The train from London Waterloo to Windsor & Eton Riverside takes 53m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Big Ben to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Green Line, depart from Victoria station.

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Big Ben to Windsor Castle train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from London Waterloo station.

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The best way to get from Big Ben to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 1h 28m and costs £8 - £13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £13 and takes 2h 36m.

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Map of how to get from Big Ben to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 1h 28m

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Big Ben to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 53m. Alternatively, Green Line operates a bus from Big Ben to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 1h 32m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Windsor & Eton Riverside
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Richmond (London) to Windsor & Eton Riverside
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Big Ben to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
35m
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk

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Big Ben to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal station.

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Big Ben to Windsor Castle train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Windsor & Eton Riverside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Big Ben to Windsor Castle is 23 miles. It takes approximately 35m to drive from Big Ben to Windsor Castle.

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There are 965+ hotels available in Windsor Castle. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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