Type:Bus / Coach Tour
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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating142 reviews
Hop-on board Tootbus Windsor for an entertaining open-top bus tour of ‘London’s Country Estate', the quintessentially British and Royal town of Windsor.
The iconic Windsor Castle which sits at the heart of the picturesque area has been a family home to British Kings and Queens for over 1,000 years. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle married in St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle on 19 May 2018 and Princess Eugenie married Jack Brooksbank there on 12 October 2018.
The bus tour also passes by the illustrious Eton College which has seen many well-known past students including 20 British Prime Ministers, members of the Royal Family such as Princes William and Harry as well as famous actors including Eddie Redmayne, Hugh Laurie and Tom Hiddleston.
Whilst you’re in Windsor on our tours you can watch the guards march along Windsor High Street to Windsor Castle for the Changing the Guard ceremony, as well as paying a visit to Windsor Farm Shop to buy products produced on the Royal Farms or enjoy a traditional Cream Tea.
The circular route takes 60 minutes with multi-lingual commentary available in 11 languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Portuguese, Japanese, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese.
Tours begin opposite the Theatre Royal, Thames Street and go past sights including Windsor Castle, Datchet Village, Eton College, Windsor Farm Shop and The Long Walk.
Buying tickets is easy: either purchase in advance online, from the Royal Windsor Information Centre or from any of our bus drivers.
Please check Tootbus Windsor website for any changes to operating dates.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|1. Adult (16+) Jan-Mar||£16.00 per ticket|
|2. Child (5-15 years) Jan-Mar||£8.00 per ticket|
|3. Family (2 adults, 2 children) Jan-Mar||£40.00 per ticket|
|4. Concession Jan-Mar||£13.00 per ticket|
|5. Adult (16+) from April||£18.00 per ticket|
|6. Child (5-15 years) from April||£9.00 per ticket|
|7. Family (2 adults, 2 children) from April||£45.00 per ticket|
|8. Concession from April||£16.20 per ticket|
Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
M4: Exit junction 6 for Windsor, junction 8/9 for Maidenhead
M3: Exit junction 3 (Bagshot)
M25: Exit junction 13 (Egham)
M40: Exit junction 4 (Marlow) or junction 2 (Beaconsfield).
There are three long stay car parks in Windsor - these are cheaper (relative to other car parks in Windsor) and can be found on the Datchet Road, near Windsor & Eton Riverside Station (Romney Lock and King Edward VII Car Parks) and on Alma Road, adjacent to the Coach Park (Alexandra Gardens Car Park). All three car parks are less than a 10 minute walk to Windsor Castle and the town centre.
Parking for disabled visitors - Blue Badge holders (disabled visitors) may park free of charge in any borough car park
The Original Tour Windsor’s main departure point is opposite the Theatre Royal, Thames Street but you can start your tour from any bus stop along the route.
To get to Windsor:
30 minutes from London Paddington to Windsor & Eton Central with one change at Slough on Great Western Railway, or an hour direct from London Waterloo to Windsor & Eton Riverside on South Western Trains.
Park ‘n’ Ride
A free Park 'n' Ride operates from Home Park (Romney Lock and King Edward VII) between 7am and 9pm, from Monday to Friday, approximately every 20 minutes.
Bus and Coach
Heathrow Airport Bus Services: Bus route 8 operates up to every 30 minutes, providing direct services between Windsor town centre and Heathrow Terminal 5. Journey time is up to 1 hour.
Alternatively bus route 2 operates up to every 30 minutes, from Windsor town centre and Slough Bus Station.
From Slough to Heathrow there is bus route 7/N7, operating every 10 minutes. Total journey time is up to 1 hr 15 mins.
Bus route 4 operates up to every 30 minutes between Maidenhead and Slough Bus Station. Again, change to bus route 7/N7 every 10 minutes for Heathrow. Journey time is up to 1 hour 30 minutes.
|January to March 2023 (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Mar 2023)|
|Monday - Friday||Closed|
|Saturday - Sunday||09:00||- 15:00|
|April to June 2023 (1 Apr 2023 - 30 June 2023)|
|July and August 2023 (1 July 2023 - 31 Aug 2023)|
|September 2023 (1 Sept 2023 - 30 Sept 2023)|
|1-22 October 2023 (1 Oct 2023 - 22 Oct 2023)|
|23-29 October 2023 (23 Oct 2023 - 29 Oct 2023)|
|November 2023 to April 2024 (1 Nov 2023 - 31 Mar 2024)|
* January to March 2023: Buses will run every hour from 9am to 3pm, Saturdays and Sundays, with no departure at 12.
Departures every day from April to mid-October. Saturdays and Sundays the rest of the year.
First departure 9am. Last departure 3pm. 5pm July and August.
Buses every 60 minutes (30 minutes in July and August).
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