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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 4 min

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

$10 - $17

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 8 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross N9

$8 - $10

3 alternative options

Line 702 bus  •  1 h 29 min

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

$9 - $11

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

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The cheapest way to get from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 35 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 train from Windsor & Eton Riverside to London Waterloo takes 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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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 29 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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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 $10 - $17 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, Arriva UK operates a bus from Windsor Castle to Charing Cross hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Windsor Town Centre, Parish Church (Church Lane) to Hyde Park Corner
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street) to Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 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
$7
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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