Slough travel guide

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You're Going to Love Slough

With a population of 134.072, Slough is a must-see destination in England, United Kingdom. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 4 days in order to fully appreciate everything Slough has to offer.

Where to Eat in Slough

If you’re looking for affordable options, Nashtaa cafe (21 London Rd) and The Crown Inn (Crown Lane) are great picks.

When to visit Slough

Slough in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Slough in May
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Slough in July, when the average temperature is 66.2 °F, and the highest can go up to 75.2 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as 35.6 °F, with an average temperature of 41 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in August, when precipitation is around 2.6″. In contrast, March is usually the driest month of the year in Slough, with an average rainfall of 1.5″.

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How to Get to Slough


When flying to Slough, you’ll arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), which is located 11 km from the city center. Airlines that fly from the United States to Slough include American Airlines, Finnair and British Airways. The shortest flight to Slough from the United States departs from New York and takes around 7h.


AccesRail is the most popular train carrier serving Slough, followed by Train. The train journey from Slough to Stansted takes 0h 51m and costs around $24 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Oxford, expect to pay about $23 for a 0h 53m trip. Located 3.1 km from the city center, Slough Datchet is the busiest station in Slough. Another popular train station is Slough, located 0.4 km from the center.


Another option to get to Slough is to pick up a car rental from London, which is about 33 km from Slough. You’ll find branches of GREEN MOTION and Easirent, among others, in London.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Slough, including FlixBus, National Express and Megabus. From Southampton, the bus ride to Slough takes 225 km and will cost you around $13. From Birmingham, the ticket costs about $11 for a journey of 241 km. The most popular bus station is Slough Langley, Slough, located 4 km from downtown Slough. Slough Heathrow Windsor Marriott is also a commonly used station, and is 4 km from the city center.

Airports near Slough

Airlines serving Slough

United Airlines
Good (2,853 reviews)
American Airlines
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Air France
Good (403 reviews)
Excellent (3,061 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,337 reviews)
British Airways
Good (1,436 reviews)
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,219 reviews)
Excellent (973 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (1,455 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (283 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (317 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (335 reviews)
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Brussels Airlines
Good (102 reviews)
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Alaska Airlines
Excellent (2,642 reviews)
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Where to stay in Slough

Average rates range from around $186 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $183 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Slough

Most booked hotels in Slough

Sofitel London Heathrow
Excellent (8.3, 7257 reviews)
Holiday Inn Slough - Windsor
Excellent (8.2, 2155 reviews)
Travelodge Slough
Excellent (8.6, 12 reviews)
Travelodge Heathrow Terminal 5
Excellent (9.2, 3 reviews)
ibis London Heathrow Airport
Good (7.4, 7577 reviews)
Holiday Inn Express London - Heathrow T5
Good (7.4, 5204 reviews)
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Renting a car in Slough

Renting a car in Slough costs $48 per day, on average, or $192 if you want to rent if for 4 days.

Expect to pay $7.31 per gallon in Slough (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $87.67 and $116.89.