Windsor travel guide

Windsor Tourism | Windsor Guide

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. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Windsor has to offer.

Where to Eat in Windsor

If you’re looking for affordable options, The Ivy Royal Windsor Brasserie (31 High Street) and Bel and The Dragon - Windsor (Thames Street) are great picks.

When to visit Windsor

Windsor in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 218
1 night at 3-star hotel
Windsor in January
Estimated hotel price
C$ 218
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Windsor

Plane

When flying to Windsor, you’ll arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is located 7 miles from the city centre Airlines that fly from Canada to Windsor include Air Canada, Lufthansa and Egypt Air. The shortest flight to Windsor from Canada departs from Halifax and takes around 6h.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Windsor, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Windsor to Birmingham takes 1h 33m and costs around C$ 29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bristol, expect to pay about C$ 55 for a 1h 34m 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.

Car

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 Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Windsor, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Windsor takes 135 miles and will cost you around C$ 7. From Nottingham, the ticket costs about C$ 11 for a journey of 135 miles.

Plane

When flying to Windsor, you’ll arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is located 7 miles from the city centre Airlines that fly from Canada to Windsor include Air Canada, Lufthansa and Egypt Air. The shortest flight to Windsor from Canada departs from Halifax and takes around 6h.

Train

Eurostar is the most popular train carrier serving Windsor, followed by AccesRail. The train journey from Windsor to Birmingham takes 1h 33m and costs around C$ 29 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Bristol, expect to pay about C$ 55 for a 1h 34m 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.

Car

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 Europcar, among others, in London.

Bus

Several bus lines operate bus routes to Windsor, including National Express, Megabus and FlixBus. From Bristol, the bus ride to Windsor takes 135 miles and will cost you around C$ 7. From Nottingham, the ticket costs about C$ 11 for a journey of 135 miles.

Airports near Windsor

Airlines serving Windsor

Lufthansa
Good (4,703 reviews)
KLM
Good (832 reviews)
SWISS
Good (961 reviews)
British Airways
Good (4,678 reviews)
Delta
Good (4,550 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (2,230 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (482 reviews)
Iberia
Good (1,612 reviews)
Air France
Good (984 reviews)
Emirates
Excellent (2,112 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (4,980 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,404 reviews)
Air Canada
Good (6,073 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (228 reviews)
Finnair
Good (840 reviews)
LOT
Good (686 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (932 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (791 reviews)
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Good (1,179 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (5,820 reviews)
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Where to stay in Windsor

Average rates range from around C$ 244 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to C$ 335 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
3 stars
Excellent (8.8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 115+
Macdonald Windsor Hotel
4 stars
Excellent (8.4, Excellent reviews)
C$ 281+
Sofitel London Heathrow
5 stars
Excellent (8.3, Excellent reviews)
C$ 268+
Leonardo London Heathrow Airport
4 stars
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
C$ 153+
Sir Christopher Wren Hotel
4 stars
Good (7.9, Good reviews)
C$ 250+
Travelodge Windsor Central
3 stars
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
C$ 135+

Renting a car in Windsor

Expect to pay C$ 2.56 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$ 30.61 and C$ 40.81. The most frequently booked car type in Windsor is Full-size (Renault Trafic or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Volkswagen Polo or similar) are, on average, 89% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.

Expect to pay C$ 2.56 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$ 30.61 and C$ 40.81. The most frequently booked car type in Windsor is Full-size (Renault Trafic or similar). If you’re looking to save money, though, keep in mind that Economy rental cars (Volkswagen Polo or similar) are, on average, 89% cheaper than other rental car types in the city.