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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 1 min

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

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Line 702 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 702 bus from Hyde Park Corner to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street) 702

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to Windsor Castle 23.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Charing Cross to Windsor Castle 23.5 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 35 min.

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

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The distance between Charing Cross and Windsor Castle is 21 miles. The road distance is 23.5 miles.

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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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No, there is no direct bus from Charing Cross to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Charing Cross and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street) via Hyde Park Corner. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 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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What companies run services between Charing Cross, England and Windsor Castle, Windsor and Maidenhead, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Charing Cross to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Charing Cross to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Hyde Park Corner to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Charing Cross to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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