Getting from London to Windsor by bus is easy and cheap though the train is even quicker and easier, but slightly more expensive. There are currently two coach services to choose from: National Express and Green Line.
National Express run frequent daily coaches to Windsor from London's Victoria Coach Station starting at about 7am and running usually every 30-60 minutes throughout the day. Journey time is about 70-90 minutes, depending on time of day and traffic. Return coaches to London run until the mid-evening so if you want to stay in Windsor for the whole evening take the train instead. Coaches stop centrally in Windsor on the High Street, and a single fare at the time of writing costs just a few pounds, but search online for current prices.
Another option for getting to Windsor from London by bus is with Green Line. Services leave Victoria Colonnades (on Buckingham Palace Road, opposite Victoria Coach Station) starting from 7am on weekdays, slightly later at weekends. The bus stops in several places in London as it leaves the city, then in Slough, and after Windsor it goes on to Legoland.
Fares range from a few pounds to almost £10 for a single, depending on the time of day you travel, and fare prices are complicated with four different coloured bands. Fares for this particular route are also not available online from Green Line but from Rainbow Fares.
Journey times are similar to National Express, and the service also runs until the mid-evening so isn't practical if you plan to stay late. In Windsor there are two Green Lines stops. The first is Windsor Parish Church in the town centre, which is the stop to use if you want to see Windsor Castle. Then the bus goes on to Windsor Hospital and Legoland.
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