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Duration 4h 6m
Distance 207.8 miles
Average price £124
Frequency 23/day

Trip overview

The average train between Waterloo Station and King Cross takes 4h 6m and the fastest train takes 3h 16m. There is a train service every few hours from Waterloo Station to King Cross. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Leeds

  1. London Kings Cross
  2. Leeds
  3. King Cross
3h 55m
£36 - £229

Waterloo Station to King Cross train times

Trains run hourly between Waterloo Station and King Cross. The earliest departure is at 19:14 in the evening, and the last departure from Waterloo Station is at 22:12 which arrives into King Cross at 06:03. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 6m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Waterloo Station station to King Cross. However, there are services departing from Waterloo station and arriving at Sowerby Bridge via Leicester Square station, London Kings Cross and Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 55m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and King Cross is 171 miles. The road distance is 207.8 miles.

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Waterloo Station to King Cross train services, operated by LNER, depart from London Kings Cross station.

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Waterloo Station to King Cross train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Sowerby Bridge station.

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There are 723+ hotels available in King Cross. Prices start at £75 per night.

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