CAR owners are best advised to leave their vehicles at home on royal wedding day and take the train, bus or bike.

But even people walking in will be carefully directed.

Cllr Phill Bicknell, deputy leader of the Royal Borough council, said: "To ensure everyone's safety the crossing points over the Long Walk from the town centre are likely to close about 11am so we're encouraging people to take this into account when they plan their journeys."

There will also be signed walking routes to help visitors get into town, with stewards and ambassadors along the route.

Windsor's two railway stations will be laying on extra carriages. You can find more information about GWR services by following @GWRHelp on Twitter and here: Buses are a good option - but they will not be allowed into the centre of town.

Customers are advised that there will be long queues at key stations and to allow extra time for the journey.

GWR will run to its maximum capacity on the Windsor Branch Line, but services on Saturday 19 May will be extremely busy.

A queuing system at Slough, and Windsor and Eton Central to help get people to and from the event as quickly as possible will be in place. Train services have been increased from two to four carriages (the maximum that can safely operate on the branch line) and will run every 20 minutes throughout the day.

South Western Railway has increased its service frequency to four direct, ten-carriage services an hour from London Waterloo to Windsor and Eton Riverside, but trains will also be extremely busy.

The Reading Buses Greenline 702/703 and the 16/16A Maidenhead and Windsor bus will both run normally, but people will be dropped off and picked up at King Edward VII Hospital, St Leonard's Road.

Courtney Buses' number 2 bus towards Slough and Dedworth will run between Orchard Avenue off Dedworth Road and Windsor Road at McDonalds - while the number 10 Dedworth to Heathrow will only take visitors as far as Orchard Avenue off Dedworth Road and Datchet Green.

The 15/15A will not serve Eton High Street but will turn towards Slough at Eton College Chapel.

The First Beeline route 8 bus will not come into Windsor or Old Windsor after 7am although the 01 White Bus between Ascot and Windsor will operate in and out of Windsor from the old bus garage site Cyclists will be advised to follow the National Cycle Network Route 4 clearly signposted on approaches from Slough, Maidenhead, Old Windsor and Staines. A map of cycle routes can be found on

The usual cycling ban on the Long Walk will be suspended to allow visitors to arrive.