Parking in Windsor – The Ultimate Guide

Parking in Windsor – The Ultimate Guide

Parking in Windsor

Looking for parking in Windsor? Well, you’ve certainly come to the right place. This article will cover all of the parking options in the beautiful town of Windsor.

Parking in Windsor – everything you need to know

Ok, let’s get straight into it. If you’re visiting Windsor by car, it can be difficult to know exactly where to park, especially if this is your first visit. The town is small and very popular with tourists, so the local council can make it difficult to park close to the popular attractions, but you’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of parking options, so find the one that’s best suited to you and your trip.

Let’s get straight to the good stuff…

Free Parking in Windsor

Firstly, you may want to find a free parking spot in or around Windsor, especially if you are visiting for the full day, weekend or even if you’re just popping into the shops for an hour.

Our handy free parking in Windsor guide will cover the best places to park for free as well as linking to the route so you can download it straight onto your smartphone map app, but here’s a run down some of the free parking spots available in Windsor:

  • Springfield Road
  • Green Lane
  • York Road

Parking in Windsor Town Centre

If you’re wanting to park in the heart of Windsor Town Centre, we’ll cover the options below, whether you want on-street parking or a council run car park just a stones throw away from the popular attractions such as Windsor Castle and Ascot Racecourse.

Public car parks in Windsor

Luckily, Windsor does have a good amount of private and council run car parks within 10 minutes walk of the town centre itself. It’s recommended you choose a car park based on how you will get to the city.

Car ParkCharging HoursChargesPayment Options
Alma Road, SL4 3HY9am – 9pmUp to 1 hour – £1.70
1 to 2 hours – £3.40
2 to 3 hours – £5.10
3 to 4 hours – £6.80
4 to 5 hours – £11.00
Over 5 hours – £14.00
Cash, credit/debit card or by RingGo.
Alexandra Gardens, SL4 3HY9am – 9pmUp to 1 hour – £1.70
1 to 2 hours – £3.40
2 to 3 hours – £5.10
3 to 4 hours – £6.80
4 to 5 hours – £11.00
Over 5 hours – £14.00
Cash, credit/debit card or by RingGo.
River Street Windsor SL4 1QT
9am – 9pmUp to 1 hour – £5.20
1 to 2 hours – £8.00
2 to 3 hours – £10.00
3 to 4 hours – £13.50
4 to 5 hours – £15.50
Over 5 hours – £19.00
Cash, credit/debit card or by RingGo.

Motorhome and Minibus Parking in Windsor

Motorhomes, minibuses and camper vans are requested to park in the overflow car park of the Coach Car Park on Alma Road. The below charges will apply between 9am and 9pm, Monday to Friday:

  • Up to 1 hour – £12.00
  • Up to 1 hour (pre paid) – £11.00
  • Up to 4 hours – £25.00
  • Up to 4 hours (pre paid) – £21.00
  • 4 hours to 10 hours – £33.00
  • 4 hours to 10 hours (pre paid) – £28.00
  • Christmas parking (cars only) – £3.00

Where to find cheap parking in Windsor

There’s a few options if you are looking for cheap parking in Windsor:

Rent a driveway

A relatively new way to find cheap parking in Windsor is to rent space on a driveway, particularly if you are looking to park long term. By using this method, you can find cheap parking in Windsor from as little as £6 per day, a much more cost effective way than paying hourly rates.

Purchase a season ticket

If you commute into Windsor regularly for work, you can save money by purchasing a season ticket. Season tickets are available to suit your parking requirements.

Windsor park & ride

Windsor has a number of park and ride sites to make accessing the city centre as easy as possible:

Romney Lock Road, Windsor, SL4 6HX

Prices (9am-9pm)

  • Up to 1 hour – £1.60
  • 1 to 2 hours – £3.00
  • 2 to 3 hours – £4.80
  • 3 to 4 hours – £6.60
  • 4 to 5 hours – £8.20
  • Over 5 hours – £9.50

Payment can be made by cash, card or RingGo.

King Edward VII Avenue, Windsor, SL4 6HX

Prices (9am-9pm)

  • Up to 1 hour – £1.60
  • 1 to 2 hours – £3.00
  • 2 to 3 hours – £4.80
  • 3 to 4 hours – £6.60
  • 4 to 5 hours – £8.20
  • Over 5 hours – £9.50

Payment can be made by cash, card or RingGo.

Where to find Blue Badge parking in Windsor

Blue Badge parking is available free of charge at the follow council car park in and around Windsor:

  • Alma Road Car Park
  • Alexandra Gardens Car Park
  • River Street Car Park
  • Victoria Street
  • Windsor Dials
  • York House

Free Blue Badge parking is also available at any of the on-street parking bays, providing they are not parked in a residents area. Blue Badges must always be displayed.

Where to find motorcycle parking in Windsor

There is plenty of free motorcycle parking available in Windsor, mainly in council run car parks.

The council car parks that offer free motorcycle parking are:

  • Alexandra Gardens, SL4 3HY
  • River Street, SL4 1QT
  • Victoria Street, SL4 1EG

Windsor hotels with parking

If you’re visiting the university city of Windsor, perhaps for a short break or a weekend away, you might want to know what hotels have parking available. You’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of hotels that offer parking: