There are 4 ways to get from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Windsor & Eton Riverside

$11 - $17

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Bus  •  1 h 50 min

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

$9

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Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle 22.7 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle 22.7 miles

$4 - $7

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Victoria and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street). Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Windsor & Eton Riverside via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 33 min.

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The distance between Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle is 20 miles. The road distance is 22.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle without a car is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Reading Buses, depart from Victoria station.

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Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Clapham Junction station.

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The best way to get from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 1 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 50 min.

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Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street) station.

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

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Map of how to get from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 20 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, Reading Buses operates a bus from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Victoria to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$100 - $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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Yes, the driving distance between Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle is 23 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Buckingham Palace to Windsor Castle.

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There are 876+ hotels available in Windsor Castle. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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