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There are 5 ways to get from St Albans to Windsor Castle by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead to Richmond NLL
  3. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Windsor & Eton Riverside

$19 - $31

Cheapest option

Line 724 bus, line 3 bus  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 724 bus from St Albans, Town Hall to Uxbridge, York Road 724
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Uxbridge Station to Slough Bus Station 3

$17 - $31

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Hemel Hempstead 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 / ...

$26 - $32

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Albans to Windsor Castle 30.3 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from St Albans to Windsor Castle 30.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from St Albans to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 34 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from St Albans to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from St Albans, Town Hall and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church via Uxbridge Station and Slough Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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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 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between St Albans and Windsor Castle is 22 miles. The road distance is 30.3 miles.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Windsor Castle without a car is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £14 - £25.

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It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to get from St Albans to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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St Albans to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by Green Line, depart from St Albans, Town Hall station.

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St Albans to Windsor Castle train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from St Albans City station.

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The best way to get from St Albans to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 2 h 13 min and costs £14 - £25. Alternatively, you can line 724 bus and line 3 bus, which costs £13 - £24 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from St Albans to Windsor Castle.
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  • Distance: 21.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 13 min

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 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Albans to Windsor Castle via Uxbridge, York Road, Uxbridge Station, Slough Bus Station, and Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church in around 2 h 54 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from St Albans City to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from St Albans, Town Hall to Uxbridge, York Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
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
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 Hemel Hempstead to Heathrow Airport London T5
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
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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St Albans to Windsor Castle bus services, operated by First, arrive at Slough Bus Station.

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St Albans to Windsor Castle train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at Windsor & Eton Riverside station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Albans to Windsor Castle is 30 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from St Albans to Windsor Castle.

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There are 919+ hotels available in Windsor Castle. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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