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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 26 min

$75 - $134

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 58 min

  1. M25

$31 - $50

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. 130.9 miles

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cardiff and Windsor Castle is 178 km. The road distance is 209 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cardiff to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £20 - £30 and takes 2 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Cardiff to Windsor Castle is to drive which takes 2 h 11 min and costs £20 - £30.

No, there is no direct bus from Cardiff to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Cardiff, Kingsway and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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

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 $60 - $110 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Cardiff to Windsor Castle once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $45 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $50
Advanced Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $110
Bus operators
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
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Book at
uk.megabus.com

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