How to get from St Albans to Windsor Castle

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 53 min

$20 - $61

Cheapest option

Line 724 bus, line 3 bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. 724
  2. 3

$14 - $17

3 alternative options

Line 301 bus, bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. 300 / ...
  2. 707 / ...
  3. 10 / ...

$17 - $26

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. 30.3 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  34 min

  1. 30.3 miles

$6 - $10

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

You can take a train from St Albans to Windsor Castle via West Hampstead Thameslink, West Hampstead, Richmond NLL, Richmond (London), and Windsor & Eton Riverside in around 1 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Windsor Castle via Uxbridge, York Road (UB8), Uxbridge, Slough Bus Station, and Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street) in around 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$6 - $9
Oyster Card
$3 - $6
Bus operators
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, St Peter's Street to Uxbridge, York Road (UB8)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Uxbridge to Slough Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Lattimore Road to Hemel Hempstead, Marlowes
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.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, Parish Church (Church Lane)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from St Albans to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Britannia Cars
Phone
+44 1582 422222
A1 24 Hour Taxis Luton
Phone
+44 1582 242424
FiveTwos Luton Cars
Phone
+44 1582 722222

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Questions & Answers

The distance between St Albans and Windsor Castle is 35 km. The road distance is 48 km.

The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 34 min.

The quickest way to get from St Albans to Windsor Castle is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs £100 - £130.

No, there is no direct train from St Albans to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from St Albans City and arriving at Windsor & Eton Riverside via West Hampstead and Richmond (London). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 53 min.

No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from St Albans, St Peter's Street and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street) via Uxbridge and Slough Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from St Albans to Windsor Castle, including transfers.