There are 5 ways to get from Lightwater to Windsor Castle by bus, train, 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

Line 500 bus, train  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Lightwater, War Memorial to Sunningdale Railway Station 500
  2. Take the train from Sunningdale to Staines
  3. Take the train from Staines to Windsor & Eton Riverside

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 500 bus, line 8 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 500 bus from Lightwater, War Memorial to Elmsleigh Bus Station 500
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith (Central Station Access Road) 8 / ...

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

Line 194 bus, bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 194 bus from Camberley, Pembroke Broadway (Camberley Station) to Bracknell Bus Station 194
  2. Take the bus from Bracknell Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) 703 / ...

$15 - $18

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lightwater to Windsor Castle 12 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Lightwater to Windsor Castle 12 miles

$2 - $4

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

You can take a bus from Lightwater to Windsor Castle via Elmsleigh Bus Station and Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith (Central Station Access Road) in around 1 h 34 min.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Sunningdale to Staines
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Staines to Windsor & Eton Riverside
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Dicksons Travel
Website
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Lightwater, War Memorial to Sunningdale Railway Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Bus from Lightwater, War Memorial to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
bustimes.org.uk
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith (Central Station Access Road)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bracknell Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Camberley, Pembroke Broadway (Camberley Station) to Bracknell Bus Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Bracknell Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lightwater to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lightwater to Windsor Castle?

The distance between Lightwater and Windsor Castle is 16 km. The road distance is 19 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lightwater to Windsor Castle?

The cheapest way to get from Lightwater to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lightwater to Windsor Castle?

The quickest way to get from Lightwater to Windsor Castle is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs £40 - £55.

Is there a direct bus between Lightwater and Windsor Castle?

No, there is no direct bus from Lightwater to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Lightwater, War Memorial and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith (Central Station Access Road) via Elmsleigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

How long does it take to get from Lightwater to Windsor Castle?

It takes approximately 1 h 26 min to get from Lightwater to Windsor Castle, including transfers.