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

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Train CrossCountry  •  1 h 47 min

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

$48 - $76

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Bus  •  3 h 1 min

  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 / ...

$23 - $26

2 alternative options

Train South Western Railway  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Staines

$24 - $38

Drive  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Windsor Castle 60.5 miles

$13 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £10 - £15 and takes 1 h 6 min.

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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 3 h 1 min.

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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 1 h 47 min.

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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 1 h 47 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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Southampton to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at 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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The best way to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 1 h 47 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £21 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 53.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 47 min

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 1 h 47 min. 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 3 h 1 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
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greenline.co.uk
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com

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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 1 h 6 min to drive from Southampton to Windsor Castle.

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