Coming soon: Fast & Frequent bus link between Windsor, Slough and Heathrow Terminal 5
First Berkshire is in final stages of introducing a fast bus link connecting Windsor, Slough and Heathrow Terminal 5, the company announced. Airport workers in particular, as well as people needing to catch an early flight, will benefit from the service which starts just after 4am. The new service 9 starts on 2 June and will run 7 days a week, every 30 minutes Mondays to Saturdays and hourly on Sundays. The Service 9 will also link with Service 8 to form a circular service, calling at Slough, Terminal 5, Staines, Egham, Windsor, Slough.
Service 9 at a glance
• Runs 7 days a week
• Half hourly Monday-Saturdays
• Hourly on Sundays
• Weekday Departures: Windsor: 04.29am; Slough: 04.44am
Matthew Callow, Commercial Manager for First Berkshire, said: “We know many local people who need to travel to Heathrow airport for work or leisure will welcome this fast and frequent bus link. The fast Service 9 will give them more frequent opportunities to travel than currently exist, and the connection with Service 8 gives people using that service additional travel options to Heathrow.”
“This new route will build on our successful Service 7 which links central Slough and Langley with the Airport.” Tickets bought on Service 7 will we welcome on the new route and vice versa.