There are 4 ways to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 39m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Slough

£42 - £143

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Bus  •  2h 33m

  1. Take the bus from SOUTHAMPTON Coach Station Harbour Parade to HEATHROW Airport London T5 National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal 703 / ...

£7 - £14

2 alternative options

Train, bus, line 8 bus  •  3h 12m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Woking
  2. Take the bus from Woking station to Elmsleigh Bus Station 446 / ...
  3. Take the line 8 bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith 8

£68 - £105

Drive  •  1h 6m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Windsor Castle 60.5 miles

£10 - £16

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle is to bus which costs £6 - £14 and takes 2h 33m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from SOUTHAMPTON Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Windsor & Eton Central via Reading and Slough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 39m.

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The distance between Southampton and Windsor Castle is 53 miles. The road distance is 60.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle without a car is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs £40 - £150.

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It takes approximately 1h 39m to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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Southampton to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by National Express, depart from SOUTHAMPTON Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Windsor Castle train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 53.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 39m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Windsor Castle via Reading, Slough, and Windsor & Eton Central in around 1h 39m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Windsor Castle via HEATHROW Airport London T5, Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5, and Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal in around 2h 33m.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Slough
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £19
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £19
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Reading to Slough
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
TfL Rail
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Woking
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£12 - £35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£27 - £35
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from SOUTHAMPTON Coach Station Harbour Parade to HEATHROW Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Green Line
Reading Buses
Phone
0118 959 4000
Email
customerservices@reading-buses.co.uk
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£2
Website
Reading Buses
White Bus Services
Phone
01344 882 612
Email
office@whitebus.co.uk
Website
whitebus.co.uk
Bus from Woking station to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
White Bus Services
Falcon Coaches
Website
falconcoachhire.com
Bus from Woking station to Elmsleigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Falcon Coaches
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley
Phone
+44 345 646 0707
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Elmsleigh Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£53
Website
First in Berkshire & The Thames Valley

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The best way to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 1h 39m and costs £40 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £6 - £14 and takes 2h 33m.

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Southampton to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Windsor Castle is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Southampton to Windsor Castle.

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There are 1220+ hotels available in Windsor Castle. Prices start at £75 per night.

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