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There are 4 ways to get from Cardiff to Windsor Castle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 26m

  1. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Reading

$69 - $125

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Bus National Express  •  4h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...

$29 - $34

2 alternative options

Bus Megabus UK  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 M25

$39 - $54

Drive  •  2h 11m

  1. Drive from Cardiff to Windsor Castle 130.9 miles

$28 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Windsor Castle is to bus which costs £22 - £26 and takes 4h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff station to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cardiff to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Cardiff Central and arriving at Windsor & Eton Central via Reading and Slough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 26m.

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The distance between Cardiff and Windsor Castle is 111 miles. The road distance is 130.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Windsor Castle without a car is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs £50 - £100.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m to get from Cardiff to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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Cardiff to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens.

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Cardiff to Windsor Castle train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Cardiff Central station.

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The best way to get from Cardiff to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs £50 - £100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £26 and takes 4h 59m.

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Map of how to get from Cardiff to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 111.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 26m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cardiff to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 1h 30m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Cardiff to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $20 and the journey takes 3h 50m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$55 - $110
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 Cardiff Coach Station, Sophia Gardens to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Cardiff, Kingsway to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
Megabus UK

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Cardiff to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Airport London T5 station.

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Cardiff to Windsor Castle train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Reading station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cardiff to Windsor Castle is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2h 11m to drive from Cardiff 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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