Quick Answer: Can you take a train from London to Windsor Castle?

Is Windsor Castle worth visiting?

The first – and most obvious – reason to visit Windsor is the castle. As the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world, there is plenty for history lovers to discover. Founded by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, it has since been the home of 39 monarchs.

How much is entrance to Windsor Castle?

Guide Prices

Ticket Type Ticket Tariff
Adult £23.50 per ticket
Adult (during closure of State Apartments) £12.90 per ticket
Disabled £13.50 per ticket
Disabled (during closure of State Apartments) £7.40 per ticket

Can you get to Windsor Castle by boat?

From Waterloo Station:

You can also take the Green Line bus from Victoria bus station, but it takes longer.

How long do I need at Windsor Castle?

During the winter months when there are no queues, the average visitor will take 90 minutes to two hours in the Castle, although the official Windsor Castle website suggest three hours or more. At peak times during the summer there are often long queues to the entrance of the State Apartments.

Can I use Oyster card from London to Windsor?

Travelling from London

Windsor is located outside of the London fare zones, so make sure you have a valid train ticket that covers your whole journey as London Travelcards, Oyster cards and contactless aren’t valid.

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Why does Windsor have two train stations?

Unusually for a medium size town, two railways serve Windsor, originating at main line stations in London, Paddington and London, Waterloo. In the 1840s Paddington Station was the London terminus of Brunel’s Great Western Railway, and Waterloo was the terminus for the Richmond and Staines Railway.

Can you visit inside Windsor Castle?

The castle is open to visitors throughout the year, and ticketed tours include access to the State Apartments, St. George’s Chapel, and the Semi-State Rooms. It also features special exhibitions and events, including holiday celebrations and family-friendly activities.

Are there tours of Windsor Castle?

Windsor Castle is open to the public and visitors can explore the history and significance of Windsor Castle. Take a sneak peak via our virtual tours. The first tour is of a traditional State Banquet in St George’s Hall.