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from London to Windsor

You can get from London to Windsor by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Windsor on 23 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:38London Paddington0h40 09:18Windsor & Eton Central
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£121One-way
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08:38London Paddington0h40 09:18Windsor & Eton Central
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£121One-way
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09:38London Paddington0h40 10:18Windsor & Eton Central
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£121One-way
09:12London Paddington0h46 09:58Windsor & Eton Central
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£121One-way
08:04London Paddington0h54 08:58Windsor & Eton Central
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£121One-way

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Sun
23 Jan
£12Crossrail
£16National Express
Mon
24 Jan
£12Great Western Railway
£16National Express
Wed
26 Jan
£12Great Western Railway
£16National Express
Thu
27 Jan
£12Great Western Railway
£16National Express
Fri
28 Jan
£8Great Western Railway
£16National Express
Sat
29 Jan
£12Great Western Railway
£16National Express
Sun
30 Jan
£12Crossrail
£16National Express
Tue
1 Feb
£12Great Western Railway
£15National Express
Thu
3 Feb
£12Great Western Railway
£15National Express

Travel Information from London to Windsor

distanceDistance20 miles (32 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £12
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 1 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £12 • 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Crossrail

Take a coach or train to travel 20 miles (32 km) from London to Windsor. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Crossrail among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach from London to Windsor.

General Information about the journey from London to Windsor

The journey from London to Windsor is quick and easy, since Windsor is so close to London. The most time and cost effective method would be to take the train, although combinations of local buses would probably be possible. Trains run regularly and involve a short change in Slough.

Trains from London to Windsor

Trains from London to Windsor set off from London Paddington and involve a change at Slough. The journey on Great Western Trains takes roughly 26 minutes including the change. South West Trains services leave from London Waterloo and take twice as long, although these are direct. Advance tickets along the route generally cost around £10.

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FAQs

How do I travel between London and Windsor?

There are 2 travel options from London to Windsor: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from London to Windsor?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Windsor, which costs on average £11.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Windsor:

A coach journey is usually £1 less than a journey to Windsor by train, which costs on average £12 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Windsor from London?

The fastest way from London to Windsor is by train with an average journey time of 22 min.

Other travel options to Windsor from London can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 13 min   on average.

What is the distance from London to Windsor?

The distance from London to Windsor is approximately 20 miles (32 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Windsor?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Windsor:

  • Coaches mostly leave from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and tend to arrive in Windsor.
  • Trains mostly depart from London Victoria and arrive in Windsor & Eton Riverside.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Windsor?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Windsor:

  • You can travel by coach from London to Windsor with National Express, and you can find National Express London to Windsor tickets for £11 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from London to Windsor with Crossrail, and you can find Crossrail London to Windsor tickets for £12 on Omio.

Is there a way to travel directly from London to Windsor?

Yes, there are direct services available from London to Windsor with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct coach with National Express or Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Windsor as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Windsor from London.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between London and Windsor ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Windsor often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Oxford, Glasgow or Manchester. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Windsor itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Windsor and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy London to Windsor tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from London to Windsor, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £11 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £12 one way.

But we recommend booking London to Windsor tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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