Slough travel guide

Slough Tourism | Slough Guide

You're Going to Love Slough

With a population of 134,072, Slough is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Slough has to offer.

Where to Eat in Slough

If you’re looking for affordable options, Chris Wheeler at The Crown Inn, Farnham Royal (Crown Ln) and Kai's Restaurant (467 Bath Road) are great picks.

When to visit Slough

Slough in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 133
1 night at 3-star hotel
Slough in December
Estimated hotel price
C$ 133
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Slough in July, when the average temperature is 19 °C, and the highest can go up to 24 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 2 °C, with an average temperature of 5 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 66 mm. In contrast, March is usually the driest month of the year in Slough, with an average rainfall of 38 mm.

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How to Get to Slough

Plane

When flying to Slough, you’ll arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is located 7 miles from the city centre Airlines that fly from Canada to Slough include Aegean Airlines, Air Canada and Lufthansa. The shortest flight to Slough from Canada departs from Halifax and takes around 11h 55m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Slough, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Slough to Cambridge takes 1h 06m and costs around C$ 55 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bedford, expect to pay about C$ 54 for a 1h 15m trip. Located 2.0 miles from the city centre, Slough Datchet is the busiest station in Slough. Another popular train station is Slough, located 0.3 miles from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Slough is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 20 miles from Slough. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and keddy by Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Slough, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Southampton, the bus ride to Slough takes 120 miles and will cost you around C$ 19. From Bristol, the ticket costs about C$ 18 for a journey of 135 miles. The most popular bus station is Slough Langley, Slough, located 2 miles from downtown Slough. Slough Heathrow Windsor Marriott is also a commonly used station, and is 2 miles from the city centre.

Plane

When flying to Slough, you’ll arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is located 7 miles from the city centre Airlines that fly from Canada to Slough include Aegean Airlines, Air Canada and Lufthansa. The shortest flight to Slough from Canada departs from Halifax and takes around 11h 55m.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Slough, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Slough to Cambridge takes 1h 06m and costs around C$ 55 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bedford, expect to pay about C$ 54 for a 1h 15m trip. Located 2.0 miles from the city centre, Slough Datchet is the busiest station in Slough. Another popular train station is Slough, located 0.3 miles from the centre.

Car

Another option to get to Slough is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 20 miles from Slough. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and keddy by Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Slough, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Southampton, the bus ride to Slough takes 120 miles and will cost you around C$ 19. From Bristol, the ticket costs about C$ 18 for a journey of 135 miles. The most popular bus station is Slough Langley, Slough, located 2 miles from downtown Slough. Slough Heathrow Windsor Marriott is also a commonly used station, and is 2 miles from the city centre.

Airports near Slough

Airlines serving Slough

Lufthansa
Good (4,669 reviews)
KLM
Good (838 reviews)
SWISS
Good (944 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,750 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,171 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,449 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (465 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,599 reviews)
Air France
Good (977 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,101 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,934 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,351 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (217 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,241 reviews)
LOT
Good (670 reviews)
Finnair
Good (764 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (785 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,178 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (930 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (845 reviews)
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Where to stay in Slough

Average rates range from around C$ 167 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 230 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Slough

Most booked hotels in Slough

Premier Inn Heathrow Airport Terminal 4
3 stars
Excellent (8.9, Excellent reviews)
C$ 116+
Holiday Inn Express London Heathrow T4
3 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 150+
Sofitel London Heathrow
5 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 286+
Leonardo London Heathrow Airport
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 161+
Holiday Inn Slough - Windsor
4 stars
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 142+
Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5
4 stars
Good (7.6, Good reviews)
C$ 182+

Renting a car in Slough

Expect to pay C$ 2.59 per litre in Slough (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 31.07 and C$ 41.42. The most frequently booked car type in Slough is Mini (Ford Galaxy or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Honda CR-V or similar) are, on average, 69% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay C$ 2.59 per litre in Slough (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 31.07 and C$ 41.42. The most frequently booked car type in Slough is Mini (Ford Galaxy or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Intermediate rental cars (Honda CR-V or similar) are, on average, 69% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.