Must See Windsor Windsor Boat Trip and Bus Tour

Combine the hop-on hop-off bus tour with a Thames river cruise and experience Windsor by land and water.

from £ 24.30
  • Explore Windsor at your own pace
  • See Windsor’s top sights by land and water
  • Stunning views and photo opportunities
  • Comfort and safety in the open air
  • Key facts about Windsor through audio guide

Departures every day from Apr. to mid Oct. | Sat. & Sun. the rest of the year

First departure: 9:00 AM      Last departure: 3:00 PM  | 4:00 PM July & August

Buses 60 mins | 30 mins July & August

Overview Must See Windsor

Must See Windsor allows you to see all of Windsor's major attractions and landmarks by land and water, while giving you the flexibility to hop on and off at any of the stops to explore further. Join us for a full day of exploring!

Just 1 hour from London by train, Windsor and Eton are perfect for a day trip with your family or friends, and we are here to help you explore every corner. The open-top deck offers the best overview of the town, ideal when planning your trip. If you arrive by train you can board the bus at stop 1, Theatre Royal Windsor, located right in front of Windsor & Eton Riverside Station.

Take advantage of the hop-on hop-off flexibility to jump off the bus and explore the main sights. Visit Windsor Castle, home of the British Kings and Queens for almost 1000 years and experience the Changing of the Guard. Visit St George Chapel, the Guildhall and the Windsor Parish Church. Explore the village of Eton on the other side of the river, home to one of the most prestigious private schools in the country in a quintessentially British village.

Upon first validation, your ticket is valid 24 hours and you can hop-on hop-off, for an unlimited number of times within the validity period.

Complete your visit to Windsor with a cruise along the river Thames. Operated by French Brothers, this 40 minute cruise starts at The Windsor Promenade, goes upstream to Boveney Lock & returns with fantastic views of Windsor Castle, Eton College, Mill House, Windsor Racecourse & the Brocas Meadows.

Must See Windsor Route

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Know before you go Must See Windsor

Routes & Service

Bus service
Whilst on board, we will take you past Windsor Castle, St Georges Chapel, Eton College, the Burning Bush, the Long Walk, Holy Trinity Church, Windsor Farm and the Royal Mausoleum.

Chek our timetable page to see the yearly timetable, including first and last bus departure times and bus frequency.

Cruise service
Board the cruise at the French Brothers Pier located at The Windsor Promenade, Windsor SL4 1QX.

Jan-26th March: cruises run on Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Departures are hourly.
1st April- 29th Oct: cruises run every day from 10:00am to 5:00pm with departures at least every 30 minutes.
Nov-Dec: cruises run on Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Departures are hourly.

Audio Guide

The audio guide commentary is available in 11 languages on the bus devices. English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Portuguese, Brazilian, Russian, Mandarin, Japanese and Arabic.

We provide you with free earphones on board the bus. However, you can help us protect the planet by bringing your own!

Flexible Tickets

Your needs...our priority! You want to plan your Windsor day trip but not sure when you can travel? Tickets are valid for up to 6 months from the booking date, so you can book today with peace of mind and travel later.

Your plans have changed? You can now amend or cancel your ticket for free of charge during the ticket validity period.


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from £ 27.00
£ 24.30
Free cancellation
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Adult - £ 24.30 £ 27.00
16+ years
Child - £ 14.40 £ 16.00
5-15 years
Infant - Free
0-4 years
Family - £ 70.00
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