There are 5 ways to get from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from London Paddington to Slough
  2. Take the train from Slough to Windsor & Eton Central

$12 - $22

Cheapest option

Line 702 bus  •  1 h 15 min

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

$6 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus, line 8 bus  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Kensington Palace to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 N9
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith (Central Station Access Road) 8 / ...

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle 21 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle 21 miles

$4 - $7

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

You can take a train from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle via London Paddington, Slough, and Windsor & Eton Central in around 1 h. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 59 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Slough
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $14
Advanced Single
$10 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$10 - $19
Train from Slough to Windsor & Eton Central
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$4 - $7
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $3
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from High Street Kensington to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith (Central Station Access Road)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Kensington Palace to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
30 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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle?

The distance between Kensington Palace and Windsor Castle is 29 km. The road distance is 34 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle?

The cheapest way to get from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 30 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle?

The quickest way to get from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle is to taxi which takes 30 min and costs £75 - £90.

Is there a direct train between Kensington Palace and Windsor Castle?

No, there is no direct train from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from London Paddington and arriving at Windsor & Eton Central via Slough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h.

Is there a direct bus between Kensington Palace and Windsor Castle?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from High Street Kensington and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

How long does it take to get from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle?

It takes approximately 1 h to get from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle, including transfers.