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

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Train  •  33 min

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

$11 - $20

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Line 702 bus  •  1 h 4 min

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

$9

3 alternative options

Train, line 16 bus  •  1 h 6 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 (Castle Hill) 16 / ...

$11 - $16

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

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

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

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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 two hours, 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. However, there are services departing from Reading and arriving at Windsor & Eton Central via Slough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 min.

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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 33 min and costs £8 - £16.

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It takes approximately 33 min to get from Reading to Windsor, including transfers.

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Reading to Windsor bus services, operated by Reading Buses, depart from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road (Abbey Square) 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 33 min and costs £8 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 702 bus, which costs £7 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Reading to Windsor.
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  • Distance: 16.2 miles
  • Duration: 33 min

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 33 min. Alternatively, Reading Buses operates a bus from Reading to Windsor every 2 hours. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 4 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Slough
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$8 - $13
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Train from Slough to Windsor & Eton Central
Ave. Duration
6 min
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
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
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Reading Town Centre, Kings Road (Abbey Square) to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Maidenhead Town Centre, Railway Bridge to Windsor Town Centre, Barclays Bank (Castle Hill)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
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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Reading to Windsor bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) 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 28 min to drive from Reading to Windsor.

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