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

Train Great Western Railway, line 8 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Slough
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Slough Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street) 8 / ...

$15 - $24

Cheapest option

Line 702 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 702 bus from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road (Abbey Square) to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) 702

$5 - $8

3 alternative options

Train South Western Railway, line 8 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Reading to Egham
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Egham Shops to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith (Central Station Access Road) 8 / ...

$15 - $22

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Reading to Windsor 22.1 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Reading to Windsor 22.1 miles

$4 - $7

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

Arriva UK operates a bus from Reading to Windsor every 4 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Slough
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $18
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Slough Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road (Abbey Square) to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Egham Shops to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith (Central Station Access Road)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Reading to Windsor
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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

The distance between Reading and Windsor is 26 km. The road distance is 35 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Reading to Windsor is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs £75 - £95.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road (Abbey Square) and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane). Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

It takes approximately 30 min to get from Reading to Windsor, including transfers.

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