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

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Train Great Western Railway  •  41m

  1. Take the train from Reading to Slough
  2. Take the train from Slough to Windsor & Eton Central

$10 - $20

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Train, bus  •  48m

  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  •  1h 4m

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

$14

Train South Western Railway  •  1h 19m

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

$12 - $19

Train, line 16 bus  •  1h 25m

  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  •  28m

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Windsor 22.1 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  28m

  1. Drive from Reading to Windsor 22.1 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Reading to Windsor is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Reading to Windsor is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 28m.

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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 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Reading to Windsor. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Windsor & Eton Central via Slough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41m.

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The distance between Reading and Windsor is 16 miles. The road distance is 22.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Reading to Windsor without a car is to train which takes 41m and costs £8 - £16.

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It takes approximately 41m to get from Reading to Windsor, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Reading to Windsor is to train which takes 41m and costs £8 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 702 bus, which costs £11 and takes 1h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Windsor.
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  • Distance: 16.2 miles
  • Duration: 41m

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

You can take a train from Reading to Windsor via Slough in around 41m. Alternatively, Green Line operates a bus from Reading to Windsor 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 and the journey takes 1h 4m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Slough
Ave. Duration
21m
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 Slough to Windsor & Eton Central
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$4 - $7
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $3
Train from Reading to Maidenhead
Ave. Duration
13m
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
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Staines to Windsor & Eton Riverside
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
20m
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
1h 4m
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
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Maidenhead Town Centre, Railway Bridge to Windsor Town Centre, Barclays Bank
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Windsor
Ave. Duration
28m
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk

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

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Reading to Windsor train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Windsor & Eton Central station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Reading to Windsor is 22 miles. It takes approximately 28m to drive from Reading to Windsor.

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