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, GOGOS Waterfront Restaurant (Racecourse Marina) and The Boatman (10 Thames Side) are great picks.

When to visit Windsor

Windsor in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 167
1 night at 3-star hotel
Windsor in October
Estimated hotel price
C$ 167
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 7 miles from the city centre The shortest flight to Windsor from Canada departs from Toronto and takes around 6h 50m.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Windsor, followed by Train. The train journey from Windsor to Oxford takes 0h 54m and costs around C$ 20 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Southampton, expect to pay about C$ 16 for a 1h 03m trip. Located 0.3 miles from the city centre, Windsor And Eton Central is the busiest station in Windsor. Another popular train station is Windsor & Eton Riverside, located 0.5 miles from the centre.


Another option to get to Windsor is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 21 miles from Windsor. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Hertz, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Windsor, including National Express, FlixBus and Bus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Windsor takes 145 miles and will cost you around C$ 4. From Manchester, the ticket costs about C$ 11 for a journey of 280 miles.

Airports near Windsor

Airlines serving Windsor

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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Austrian Airlines
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Air Canada
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Brussels Airlines
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Where to stay in Windsor

Average rates range from around C$ 219 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 251 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 (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 109+
Sofitel London Heathrow
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 227+
Macdonald Windsor Hotel
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 244+
Leonardo London Heathrow Airport
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
C$ 143+
Holiday Inn Express Windsor
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 215+
Travelodge Windsor Central
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 135+

Renting a car in Windsor

Expect to pay C$ 2.43 per litre in Windsor (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between C$ 29.08 and C$ 38.77. Compact (Volkswagen Golf or similar) is the most popular car type to rent in Windsor, while also 88% cheaper than other types, on average.