Directions from York to Windsor Castle

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Recommended option

Train Virgin Trains East Coast  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from York to London Kings Cross

$49 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Leeds to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...

$29 - $63

8 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from York to Reading

$99 - $145

Drive  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Drive from York to Windsor Castle 214.8 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from York to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport Terminal 5, Heathrow Terminal 5 to Windsor Town Centre, Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Home Park Access Road)

$75 - $244

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR

$103 - $308

Train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from York to Newcastle
  2. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR

$92 - $371

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from York to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading

$136 - $363

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Southend Airport to Stratford (London)
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Windsor & Eton Riverside

$126 - $383

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from York to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading

$119 - $267

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

Virgin Trains East Coast operates a train from York to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 47 min. Grand Central also services this route 5 times a day. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from York to Windsor Castle every 2 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $24 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Megabus UK also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Virgin Trains East Coast
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
Train from York to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$65 - $95
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
virgintrainseastcoast.com
2nd Class
$19 - $30
1st Class
$35 - $55
Grand Central
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from York to Reading
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Reading
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $35
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Leeds
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $16
Train from York to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$15 - $22
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Book at
uk.megabus.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
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
courtneybuses.com
Reading Buses
Phone
0118 959 4000
Email
customerservices@reading-buses.co.uk
Website
reading-buses.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
$3
Schedules at
reading-buses.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between York and Windsor Castle is 277 km. The road distance is 344 km.

The cheapest way to get from York to Windsor Castle is to bus which costs £21 - £50 and takes 8 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from York to Windsor Castle is to train which takes 3 h and costs £35 - £140.

No, there is no direct bus from York to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from York, Rougier Street (Central Interchange) and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, Theatre Royal (River Street) via Leeds and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 3 h to get from York to Windsor Castle, including transfers.