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There are 5 ways to get from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 39m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading

$57 - $112

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Bus via Gloucester Green Bus Station  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East 853
  2. Take the bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 LHR - the airline

$26 - $32

3 alternative options

Train via Bristol Parkway  •  2h 45m

  1. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
  2. Take the train from Bristol Parkway to Reading

$71 - $147

Bus National Express  •  3h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London T2,3 National Express
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal 703 / ...

$47 - $54

Drive  •  1h 30m

  1. Drive from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle 82.8 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cheltenham station to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Royal Well Bus Station and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church via Gloucester Green Bus Station and Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Cheltenham Spa and arriving at Windsor & Eton Central via Bristol Parkway, Reading and Slough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 45m.

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The distance between Cheltenham and Windsor Castle is 70 miles. The road distance is 82.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle without a car is to train which takes 2h 39m and costs £40 - £90.

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It takes approximately 2h 39m to get from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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Cheltenham to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Swanbrook Coaches, arrive at Royal Well Bus Station.

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Cheltenham to Windsor Castle train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Cheltenham Spa station.

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The best way to get from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 2h 39m and costs £40 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £35 - £45 and takes 3h 28m.

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Map of how to get from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 69.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 39m

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 1h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle via Heathrow Airport London T2,3, Heathrow Terminals 1-2-3 station, Heathrow Terminal 5 station, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, and Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal in around 3h 28m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Reading
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Bristol Parkway
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from Bristol Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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 Cheltenham to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Swanbrook Coaches
Phone
1452 712386
Email
enquiries@swanbrook.co.uk
Website
swanbrook.co.uk
Bus from Royal Well Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, Magdalen Street East
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
swanbrook.co.uk
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Gloucester Green Bus Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Cheltenham to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Oxford Bus Company, arrive at Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cheltenham to Windsor Castle is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1h 30m to drive from Cheltenham to Windsor Castle.

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There are 985+ hotels available in Windsor Castle. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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