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Windsor to Gatwick

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Windsor to Gatwick

Hi,

What's the best route to get from Windsor castle to Gatwick airport? I hear hiring a taxi, but I assume that will be expensive. Any other thoughts?

Thanks much!

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1. Re: Windsor to Gatwick

I think your best bet is by train if you are looking to keep costs down.

Take the train to Clapham Junction from Windsor & Eton Riverside. Change there for the train to Gatwick.

londontoolkit.com/travel/gatwick_local_train…

You might call a local cab company in Windsor like Windsor Cars or 5Star to price it out. If "you" are a group you may decide a cab makes sense.

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2. Re: Windsor to Gatwick

Look on the SWT website for train times. It will be quite quick. I always get the train to Gatwick from Richmond on the same line and it can be faster than a car. At Clapham you change via either tunnel or bridge and there are boards on both showing you which platform. Carry your luggage if you can though there must be a lift somewhere.

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3. Re: Windsor to Gatwick

>>> Carry your luggage if you can though there must be a lift somewhere. <<<

The footbridge at Clapham Junction has lifts to and from all platforms. It was refurbished recently and the station is now fully accessible.

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4. Re: Windsor to Gatwick

How many people? If 3 or 4 a taxi might be competitive with train (plus no need to pay for a taxi from wherever in Windsor you are to Windsor train station).

But the train journey via CJ is pretty straightforward

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5. Re: Windsor to Gatwick

Go to Windsor & Eton riverside station.

Ask for

Single to East Croydon (£9.10)

plus

Single East Croydon to Gatwick (£4.90)

Total £14

Then just take the train towards Waterloo, alighting at Clapham Junction, and change there for a Gatwick train (you will pass through East Croydon, but it's not somewhere you need to stop)

If there are more than two in your group, you can get 'groupsave'. This means you only pay for two tickets. So £28 (£14 * 2) would cover 4 adults, for example, or 2 adults and 2 children.

Taxi around £50 I guess.

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6. Re: Windsor to Gatwick

A Five Star taxi will cost you £53.

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7. Re: Windsor to Gatwick

looking for recommendations on a good reliable taxi firm in windsor area, have you any contact details for 5 star taxi?

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8. Re: Windsor to Gatwick

http://www.google.co.uk/#hl=en&tbo=d&site=&source=hp&q=5+star+taxi+windsor

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