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There are 6 ways to get from London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle by bus, train, subway, taxi or car

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Line 205 bus, train  •  1h 20m

  1. Take the line 205 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Paddington Rail Station 205 / ...
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Slough

£10 - £30

Cheapest option

Subway, bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith 8 / ...

£5 - £75

4 alternative options

Train  •  1h 27m

  1. Take the train from Vauxhall to Windsor & Eton Riverside

£12 - £25

Bus  •  2h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Victoria to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church 702 / ...

£10 - £14

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle 27.3 miles

£65 - £80

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle 27.3 miles

£4 - £7

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The cheapest way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle is to taxi which costs £65 - £80 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Kings Cross Station station to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from King's Cross St. Pancras station and arriving at Windsor & Eton Riverside via Vauxhall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between London Kings Cross Station and Windsor Castle is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.3 miles.

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The best way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle without a car is to line 205 bus and train which takes 1h 20m and costs £10 - £30.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Vauxhall station.

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The best way to get from London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs £12 - £25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £14 and takes 2h 34m.

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London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Windsor & Eton Riverside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle is 27 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle.

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  • Distance: 21.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between London Kings Cross Station, England and Windsor Castle, Windsor and Maidenhead, England?

South Western Railway operates a train from Vauxhall to Windsor & Eton Riverside every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £10 - £22 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, Green Line operates a bus from Victoria to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church hourly. Tickets cost £8 - £11 and the journey takes 1h 34m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Slough
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £20
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Slough
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
TfL Rail
South Western Railway
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Heathrow Terminal 5 station
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£69
Website
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Green Line
Bus from Victoria to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £11
Website
Green Line
Reading Buses
Phone
0118 959 4000
Email
customerservices@reading-buses.co.uk
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Reading Buses
Other operators
Taxi from London Kings Cross Station to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
£65 - £80
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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