Winchester travel guide

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You're Going to Love Winchester

With a population of 26,203, Winchester is a must-see destination in Virginia, United States.

Where to Eat in Winchester

If you’re looking for affordable options, The American Bar (147 N Loudoun St) and Uno Pizzeria & Grill – Old Town Winchester (103 E Piccadilly St) are great picks.

When to visit Winchester

Winchester in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Winchester in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Winchester in July, when the average temperature is 24 °C, and the highest can go up to 31 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -5 °C, with an average temperature of 0 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 100 mm. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Winchester, with an average rainfall of 56 mm.

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How to Get to Winchester


Although Winchester doesn’t have its own airport, you can fly to Hagerstown Regional (HGR), which is located 69 km from Winchester. The shortest flight to Winchester from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 18h 55m.


Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Winchester, followed by Acela.


Another option to get to Winchester is to pick up a car hire from Washington, D.C., which is about 102 km from Winchester. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Hertz, among others, in Washington, D.C..


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Winchester, including Peter Pan Bus Lines, Greyhound and OurBus. From Baltimore, the bus ride to Winchester takes 56 km and will cost you around $27. From Baltimore, the ticket costs about $27 for a journey of 56 km.

Airports near Winchester

Airlines serving Winchester

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British Airways
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Air Canada
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Singapore Airlines
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Cathay Pacific
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Alaska Airlines
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ITA Airways
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Malaysia Airlines
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Korean Air
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Japan Airlines
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Where to stay in Winchester

If you’re on a budget, well-reviewed accommodations include Quality Inn and Candlewood Suites Winchester, An IHG Hotel.

Where to stay in popular areas of Winchester

Hiring a car in Winchester

Expect to pay $1.85 per litre in Winchester (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $22.09 and $29.46. The most frequently booked car type in Winchester is Economy (Nissan Versa or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Toyota Prius c or similar) is, on average, 48% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.