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

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Train  •  1 h 28 min

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

$11 - $17

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Tube, train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the Tube from Westminster Underground Station to Richmond Underground Station District
  2. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Windsor & Eton Riverside

$12 - $18

Bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Victoria to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street) 702

$11 - $12

Taxi  •  35 min

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

$110 - $130

Drive  •  35 min

  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 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Big Ben to Windsor Castle is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 35 min.

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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 (River Street) via Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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

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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 1 h 28 min and costs £8 - £13.

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

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Big Ben to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Reading Buses, 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 1 h 28 min and costs £8 - £13. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £9 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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

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 $11 - $17 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, Reading Buses operates a bus from Big Ben to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Windsor & Eton Riverside
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Richmond (London) to Windsor & Eton Riverside
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Westminster Underground Station to Richmond Underground Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Victoria to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Big Ben to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Big Ben to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street) 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 35 min to drive from Big Ben to Windsor Castle.

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There are 870+ hotels available in Windsor Castle. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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