Day Trip to Windsor by Rail includes entry to Windsor Castle

Activity code: 940

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Departure London Paddington station
Start Time 8:50am
E-Ticket Accepted


  • Enjoy a beautiful day trip to Windsor
  • Easy and convenient way to travel with return train tickets
  • Open return giving you the time you want to explore Windsor
  • Explore the Queen’s favourite royal residence of Windsor Castle
  • Visit St George’s Chapel


Explore the beautiful Berkshire town of Windsor at your own pace with this quick and convenient day trip by rail from London’s Paddington Station. Windsor has everything you need for a lovely day out of the capital – rich Royal history, pretty countryside walks and a quaint town centre. It has long been one of the most important towns in Britain’s royal history and is home to the magnificent Windsor Castle – official residence of Queen Elizabeth II!

Arrive at Paddington Station with plenty of time to spare, to let the excitment grow. You will have been sent your train tickets in advance. The train departs at 9.21am, so sit back in your reserved seat and relax as you zoom to Windsor.

Visit Windsor Castle
Find out why this glorious castle is Her Majesty’s favourite weekend residence and explore the sprawling grounds on this relaxing visit, taken at your own pace. See the lavish State Apartments, with artwork by Leonardo Da Vinci and visit St George’s Chapel, the final resting place of Henry VIII and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

The tour is unescorted, accompanied by an audio guide and lasts approximately two hours.

Return to London
You are free to choose when you return. Trains return to London every 20-30 minutes until approximately 10pm

Please Note: The train times are subject to change, depending on availability on the train services. So it is highly important that you leave your contact number & email address to notify about the changes.
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Additional Information

What's Included

  • Standard class return train tickets to Windsor
  • Entry to Windsor Castle

What's Excluded

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drink
  • Hotel transfers
Please note:
  • You must change trains at Slough 
  • A full information pack which contains your train and Windsor castle tickets will be emailed to you 10 days before you travel at the latest.  
  • Face coverings are no longer mandatory in Windsor Castle, however they are encouraged.

Departure to Windsor and Eton Central:

Departure time: 9:21am from London Paddington station 

Change at Slough. 

Arrival at Windsor and Eton Central:

Return to London: You are free to choose when you return. Trains return to London every 20-30 minutes until approximately 10pm.

Windsor Castle: Frequency - every 30 minutes

First entry time – 10:00am

Last entry time – 3:30pm

Please note

Windsor Castle closures:

  • 25 and 26 December – Castle completely closed.

St. George’s Chapel

  • 23 and 24 December – closes at 1:00pm.

St. George’s Chapel is usually closed to visitors on Sundays as services are held throughout the day. Worshippers are welcome to attend the services.