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

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Windsor & Eton Riverside to London Waterloo

$11 - $17

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Bus  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 10 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Line 702 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 702 bus from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) to Hyde Park Corner 702

$12

Taxi  •  35 min

  1. Take a taxi from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross 22.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  35 min

  1. Drive from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross 22.8 miles

$4 - $8

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross. However, there are services departing from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross via Hyde Park Corner. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Windsor & Eton Riverside and arriving at London Waterloo. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Windsor Castle and Charing Cross is 21 miles. The road distance is 22.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross without a car is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs .

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The train from Windsor & Eton Riverside to London Waterloo takes 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Windsor Castle to Charing Cross bus services, operated by Reading Buses, depart from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) station.

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Windsor Castle to Charing Cross train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Windsor & Eton Riverside station.

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The best way to get from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross is to train which takes 1 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 702 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Windsor Castle to Charing Cross bus services, operated by Reading Buses, arrive at Hyde Park Corner station.

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Windsor Castle to Charing Cross train services, operated by South Western Railway, arrive at London Waterloo station.

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Map of how to get from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

South Western Railway operates a train from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $17 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, Reading Buses operates a bus from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Reading Buses
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Bus from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) to Hyde Park Corner
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
reading-buses.co.uk
Courtney Buses
Phone
0118 973 3486
Email
info@courtneybuses.com
Website
courtneybuses.com
Bus from Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
35 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Capital Cars
Phone
+44 118 950 9509
Website
capitalcarsreading.co.uk
Latchmans
Phone
+44 118 958 8888
Website
latchmans.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Windsor Castle to Charing Cross is 23 miles. It takes approximately 35 min to drive from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross.

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