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Cumberland Lodge

Getting to Cumberland Lodge

By Air

From Heathrow

Heathrow Airport is about 20 minutes by car. See the Taxis section below for information on pre-booking a taxi.

From Gatwick 

There are a number of travel options from Gatwick:

  • You can take a taxi directly from Gatwick to the Lodge (See the Taxis section below for information on pre-booking a taxi.)
  • Take a train into London, then travel to London Waterloo by Underground, and then take the train to Egham (from there you can take a taxi)
  • Take the airport link coach to Heathrow and from there by taxi.

By Train

The nearest train station to Cumberland Lodge is Egham (not Windsor!). Egham is approximately 3.5 miles or 10 minutes by taxi from Cumberland Lodge (there is a taxi waiting area at the station, or see the Taxis sections below for details on prebooking a taxi). 

Travelling From Central London

You will need to travel to London Waterloo, from there you can take a fast train to Egham. The journey time is approximately 37 minutes. You can then take a taxi from Egham.

Useful Links

By Road

Detailed directions (including Sat Nav details) and a map of the park are available on the Cumberland Lodge website


There is a taxi waiting area at Egham station and a taxi office near the traffic lights on Station Road, 250 yards from the station. It is often best to book a taxi in advance to await your arrival at Egham Station or at an airport.

  • Windsor Cars Ltd: 01753 677 677
  • Egham Cars Ltd: 01784 434 484
  • Egham Taxis 01784 433 933

Approximate fares: £10 from Egham, £25 from Heathrow, and £65 from Gatwick.