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There are 7 ways to get from Reading to Windsor Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train Great Western Railway  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Slough

$10 - $20

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Train, bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Slough
  2. Take the bus from Slough Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church 8 / ...

$11 - $31

Line 702 bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 702 bus from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church 702

$14

Train South Western Railway  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Staines
  2. Take the train from Staines to Windsor & Eton Riverside

$12 - $19

Train, line 16 bus  •  1 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Maidenhead
  2. Take the line 16 bus from Maidenhead Town Centre, Railway Bridge to Windsor Town Centre, Barclays Bank 16 / ...

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Windsor Castle 21.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Windsor Castle 21.2 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Windsor Castle is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Windsor & Eton Central via Slough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Reading and Windsor Castle is 16 miles. The road distance is 21.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Windsor Castle without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs £8 - £16.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Reading to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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Reading to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Green Line, depart from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road station.

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Reading to Windsor Castle train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Reading station.

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The best way to get from Reading to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 49 min and costs £8 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 702 bus, which costs £11 and takes 1 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 16 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

Great Western Railway operates a train from Reading to Windsor Castle every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $9 - $17 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, Green Line operates a bus from Reading to Windsor Castle 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Slough
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Train from Reading to Maidenhead
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$6 - $12
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Reading to Staines
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Staines to Windsor & Eton Riverside
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Slough Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Slough Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Maidenhead Town Centre, Railway Bridge to Windsor Town Centre, Barclays Bank
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Carousel Buses
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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Reading to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church station.

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Reading to Windsor Castle train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Slough station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Windsor Castle is 21 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Reading to Windsor Castle.

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