There are 5 ways to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the train from Clapham Junction to Windsor & Eton Riverside

$25 - $36

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Bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) 10 / ...

$18 - $27

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Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle 44.5 miles

$210 - $260

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle 44.5 miles

$9 - $14

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from London Gatwick Airport to Windsor Castle 44.5 miles

$140 - $210

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No, there is no direct bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle station. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport London South and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Gatwick Airport and arriving at Windsor & Eton Riverside via Clapham Junction. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Windsor Castle is 30 miles. The road distance is 44.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle without a car is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Gatwick Airport London South station.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle train services, operated by Southern, depart from Gatwick Airport station.

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The best way to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 1 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 39 min.

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Courtney Buses, arrive at Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road).

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London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Windsor & Eton Riverside station.

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Map of how to get from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 29.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between London Gatwick Airport (LGW), England and Windsor Castle, Windsor and Maidenhead, England?

You can take a train from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle via Clapham Junction and Windsor & Eton Riverside in around 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle via Heathrow Airport London T5, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, and Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport London South to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Gatwick Airport, South Terminal Coach Station to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Book at
uk.megabus.com
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
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$210 - $260
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Gatwick Airport to Windsor Castle
Estimated price
$140 - $210

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Yes, the driving distance between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle is 44 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from London Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Windsor Castle.

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