Windsor travel guide

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You're Going to Love Windsor

With a population of 28.324, Windsor is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Windsor

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Parlour at Oakley Court (Windsor Road) and Al Fassia (27 st Leonards Road) are great picks.

When to visit Windsor

Windsor in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Windsor in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Windsor


When flying to Windsor, you’ll arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is located 11 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Windsor from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 26h 25m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Windsor, followed by Eurostar. The train journey from Windsor to Birmingham takes 1h 25m and costs around $29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Norwich, expect to pay about $52 for a 1h 59m trip. Located 0.5 km from the city centre, Windsor And Eton Central is the busiest station in Windsor. Another popular train station is Windsor & Eton Riverside, located 0.7 km from the centre.


Another option to get to Windsor is to pick up a car hire from London, which is about 34 km from Windsor. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and DRIVALIA , among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Windsor, including National Express, FlixBus and Megabus. From Leicester, the bus ride to Windsor takes 177 km and will cost you around $15. From Bristol, the ticket costs about $8 for a journey of 209 km.

Airports near Windsor

Airlines serving Windsor

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
Good (2,060 reviews)
Air France
Good (838 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,266 reviews)
Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
Good (4,028 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in Windsor

Average rates range from around $260 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $326 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Windsor

Most booked hotels in Windsor

Premier Inn Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
Sofitel London Heathrow
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Macdonald Windsor Hotel
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
Renaissance London Heathrow Hotel
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Holiday Inn Express Windsor
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
Travelodge Windsor Central
Good (7.8, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Windsor

Expect to pay $3.23 per litre in Windsor (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $38.66 and $51.54. The most frequently booked car type in Windsor is Economy (Renault Clio or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Compact car hire (Ford Focus Sedan or similar) is, on average, 35% cheaper than other car hire types in the city.