There are 6 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

$11 - $20

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Line 702 bus  •  1 h 13 min

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

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Line 702 bus via Windsor Town Centre, York House (Victoria Barracks)  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 702 bus from High Street Kensington to Windsor Town Centre, York House (Victoria Barracks) 702

$5 - $8

Bus, line 10 bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Kensington Palace to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 N9
  2. Take the line 10 bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) 10

$8

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 - £6 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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The distance between Kensington Palace and Windsor Castle is 18 miles. The road distance is 21 miles.

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

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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 57 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.

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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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Kensington Palace to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Arriva UK, depart from London station.

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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

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 $5 - $8 and the journey takes 57 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Slough
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
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 - $6
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
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from High Street Kensington to Windsor Town Centre, York House (Victoria Barracks)
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 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
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, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
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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