There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 to Hayes & Harlington
  2. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Slough
  3. Take the train from Slough to Windsor & Eton Central

$8 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva UK  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith (Central Station Access Road) N8

$6 - $9

5 alternative options

Bus Courtney Buses  •  54 min

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

$8 - $15

Line 285 bus, train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 285 bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Feltham 285
  2. Take the train from Feltham to Windsor & Eton Riverside

$10 - $14

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle 10.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle 10.1 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  15 min

  1. Take a town car from London Heathrow Airport to Windsor Castle 10.1 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Windsor Castle, Windsor and Maidenhead, England?

You can take a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle via Hayes & Harlington, Slough, and Windsor & Eton Central in around 51 min. Alternatively, Courtney Buses operates a bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle hourly. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 31 min. Arriva UK also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Heathrow Connect
TfL Rail
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Slough
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$5 - $9
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$4 - $8
Train from Slough to Windsor & Eton Central
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$4 - $7
Advanced Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $3
Bus operators
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
31 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
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith (Central Station Access Road)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Feltham
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from London Heathrow Airport to Windsor Castle
Estimated price
$80 - $120

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle?

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Windsor Castle is 11 km. The road distance is 16 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle?

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle?

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs £40 - £50.

Is there a direct train between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Windsor Castle?

No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 1-3 and arriving at Windsor & Eton Central via Hayes & Harlington and Slough. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 51 min.

Is there a direct bus between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Windsor Castle?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Windsor Town Centre, WH Smith (Central Station Access Road). Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

How long does it take to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle?

It takes approximately 51 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Windsor Castle, including transfers.