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

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Train  •  1 h 14 min

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

$11 - $21

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Line 702 bus  •  1 h 30 min

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

$14

Line 702 bus via Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 702 bus from High Street Kensington to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church 702

$14

Taxi  •  30 min

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

$95 - $120

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle 21 miles

$4 - $7

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from High Street Kensington and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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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 14 min.

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The distance between Kensington Palace and Windsor Castle is 18 miles. The road distance is 21 miles.

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The best way to get from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle without a car is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs £8 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Green Line, depart from High Street Kensington station.

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Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from London Paddington station.

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The best way to get from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs £8 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 702 bus, which costs £11 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 18.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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 14 min. Alternatively, Green Line operates a bus from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Slough
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $18
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
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from High Street Kensington to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Bus from High Street Kensington to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
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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Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal station.

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Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Windsor & Eton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle is 21 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle.

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There are 934+ hotels available in Windsor Castle. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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