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Windsor, England, United Kingdom

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How much money will you need for your trip to Windsor? You should plan to spend around £120 ($148) per day on your vacation in Windsor, which is the average daily price based on the expenses of other visitors. Past travelers have spent, on average, £31 ($39) on meals for one day and £53 ($65) on local transportation. Also, the average hotel price in Windsor for a couple is £113 ($139). So, a trip to Windsor for two people for one week costs on average £1,678 ($2,077). All of these average travel prices have been collected from other travelers to help you plan your own travel budget.

  • Average Daily Cost Per person, per day
  • One Week Per person
  • 2 Weeks Per person
  • One Month Per person
  • One Week For a couple
  • 2 Weeks For a couple
  • One Month For a couple
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A vacation to Windsor for one week usually costs around £839 for one person. So, a trip to Windsor for two people costs around £1,678 for one week. A trip for two weeks for two people costs £3,356 in Windsor. If you're traveling as a family of three or four people, the price person often goes down because kid's tickets are cheaper and hotel rooms can be shared. If you travel slower over a longer period of time then your daily budget will also go down. Two people traveling together for one month in Windsor can often have a lower daily budget per person than one person traveling alone for one week.

How expensive is Windsor? How much money do I need for Windsor?

How much does a trip to Windsor cost? Is Windsor expensive? The average Windsor trip cost is broken down by category here. All of these Windsor prices are calculated from the budgets of real travelers.

Accommodation Budget in Windsor
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The average price for one person for accommodation in Windsor is £56. For two people sharing a typical double-occupancy hotel room, the average price for a hotel room in Windsor is £113.

  • Accommodation1 Hotel or hostel for one person
  • Accommodation1 Typical double-occupancy room

Hotels in Windsor

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Transportation Budget in Windsor
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  • The cost of a taxi ride in Windsor is significantly more than public transportation. On average, past travelers have spent £53 per person, per day, on local transportation in Windsor.

  • Transportation1 Taxis, local buses, subway, etc.

Flights to Windsor
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Rental Cars in Windsor
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Food Budget in Windsor
Average Daily Costs

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  • While meal prices in Windsor can vary, the average cost of food in Windsor is £31 per day. Based on the spending habits of previous travelers, when dining out an average meal in Windsor should cost around £12 per person. Breakfast prices are usually a little cheaper than lunch or dinner. The price of food in sit-down restaurants in Windsor is often higher than fast food prices or street food prices.

  • Food2 Meals for one day

What did other people spend on Food in Windsor?

Typical prices for Food in Windsor are listed below. These actual costs are from real travelers and can give you an idea of the prices in Windsor, but your costs will vary based on your travel style.

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Entertainment Budget in Windsor
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  • Entertainment and activities in Windsor typically cost an average of £21 per person, per day. This includes fees paid for admission tickets to museums and attractions, day tours, and other sightseeing expenses.

  • Entertainment1 Entrance tickets, shows, etc.

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Alcohol Budget in Windsor
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  • The average person spends about £6.04 on alcoholic beverages in Windsor per day. The more you spend on alcohol, the more fun you might be having despite your higher budget.

  • Alcohol2 Drinks for one day


Windsor On a Budget
Windsor Windsor Castle, England
Windsor is a small town in Berkshire, England most famous for Windsor Castle, which is the largest and oldest occupied castle in the world. The town rests along the River Thames, across which lies Windsor's twin town of Eton, known for Eton College. Together, the two make up a quaint tourist destination that is largely pedestrianized, making for a walkable, car-free holiday.
Built in the 11th century, Windsor Castle is a famed royal residence and top tourist attraction of Windsor. Occupying 13 acres, it is the largest inhabited castle in the world. Attracting hundreds of thousands of tourists each year, much of the castle is open to visitation, including the extravagant State Apartments and the medieval Gothic St George's Chapel. The apartments are furnished with some of the finest works of art from the royal collection, including paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens, Canaletto, Gainsborough, and others. Another popular feature of the Castle is the Changing of the Guard ceremony, which occurs almost daily (see website for schedule) at 11 am. The ceremony is free to attend and visitors can watch as the guards stationed at the Victoria Barracks march up to and from the Castle accompanied by the guard's band playing traditional military marches. Other landmarks of Windsor include Guildhall (built by Sir Christopher Wren) and Windsor Parish Church, which are both located on High Street.

Eton, across the River Thames, has a few attractions of its own. Eton College is the best-known, with a school-yard and chapel and Gothic architecture that dates to the 15th century. Also well-visited is Brocas Meadows, just across Windsor Bridge, which offers stunning views of Windsor and its castle from across the river.
Windsor is considered to be a twin town with Eton, which is located just over the River Thames. Eton is the smaller of the two, though both are small enough to navigate on foot. It is actually easier and quicker to walk between Windsor and Eton rather than drive because the twin towns are connected by Windsor Bridge, which is pedestrianized. For driving between the two towns, travelers must take the Windsor bypass to cross the river. Several other streets are also pedestrianized, such as Peascod Street. This street and the roads that branch out around it make up the main shopping area in town with plenty of options for dining as well. Many locals frequent the cafes at the bottom end of Peascod Street. The general area is the prime location for shopping, dining, and winding down from a long day with some drinking and socializing.

Windsor has plenty of options for sightseeing, many of which involve guided tours of Windsor Castle or a variety of boat tours along the river. There is also a hop-on, hop-off bus service that stops at Windsor Castle, Victoria Barracks, The Long Walk (leads up to the castle), and Eton College. Additional options for entertainment can be had throughout the year at the Royal Windsor Racecourse and the Theatre Royale.

The town is also famed to be on one end of the Three Castles Path, which stretches 50 miles from Windsor to Winchester. The walk is inspired by the journeys of King John between the two towns via the castle he built at Odiham at the time of Magna Carta. It passes through beautiful scenery, including heath, forest, parkland, picturesque villages, and trickling streams.
Food and Dining
Traditional fare of England consists of anything you might find in a British pub-fish and chips, bangers and mash (sausages and mashed potatoes), stews, soups, and just about any kind of meat pie you could ask for (often called pasties). A few additional specialties include black pudding (black sausage), steak and kidney pudding, pickled eggs, and plenty of coffee and tea shops. With England's imperial history, curry is also a very popular specialty in many British towns and cities, including Windsor. English pubs can be found just about everywhere, but there are also plenty of restaurants serving Asian, Indian, Italian, American, and more.

Windsor is served by the airports of London, most conveniently Heathrow Airport, which is about an 8-mile drive along the M4 (westbound) motorway. Heathrow is also connected to Windsor via bus routes. The next closest London airport is Gatwick Airport, followed by Stansted Airport. From these airports there is no direct public transportation to Windsor, so visitors must take a train or bus from London, or alternatively hire or rent a car. Windsor is about an hour from Heathrow and 90 minutes from Gatwick.

Train and Bus Prices
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1 Categories averaged on a per-item basis.
2 Categories averaged on a per-day basis.
For example, the Food2 daily average is for all meals for an entire day, while Entertainment1 is for each individual purchase.

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