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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Winchester to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Slough

$44 - $70

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Winchester, The Broadway to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 203 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) 10 / ...

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Winchester to Woking
  2. Take the bus from Woking to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) 10 / ...

$25 - $40

Taxi  •  54 min

  1. Take a taxi from Winchester to Windsor Castle 48.4 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  54 min

  1. Drive from Winchester to Windsor Castle 48.4 miles

$10 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Winchester to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Winchester to Windsor Castle is to taxi which costs £170 - £210 and takes 54 min.

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The distance between Winchester and Windsor Castle is 43 miles. The road distance is 48.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Winchester to Windsor Castle, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Winchester to Windsor Castle station. However, there are services departing from Winchester, The Broadway and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Winchester to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Winchester and arriving at Windsor & Eton Central via Reading and Slough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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

You can take a train from Winchester to Windsor Castle via Reading, Slough, and Windsor & Eton Central in around 1 h 34 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Winchester to Windsor Castle via Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) in around 2 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 - $12
Advanced Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $17
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Winchester, The Broadway to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Woking to London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
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, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Winchester to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
54 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Wintax Cars
Phone
+44 1962 878727
Website
wintaxcars.com

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