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Bus

Green Line buses (www.greenline.co.uk) connect Windsor and Eton with London Victoria (route 702/703; £7 to £13, 1½ hours) and Heathrow terminal 5 (route 702/703; £4, 40 minutes). Courtney Buses (www.courtneybuses.com) offers services between Windsor and Bray (route 16/16A; £3.30, 30 minutes).

Car & Motorcycle

Pay-per-use car parks are dotted around Windsor, but the traffic can get very busy.

Train

The quickest rail route from London connects London Paddington with Windsor & Eton Central, opposite the castle, but you have to change at Slough (£10.50, 30 to 45 minutes). London Waterloo has slower but direct services to Windsor & Eton Riverside, on Dachet Rd (£10.50, 45 minutes to one hour).