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There are 4 ways to get from Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  10 min

  1. Take the subway from Aldgate station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Metropolitan / ...

£2 - £3

Cheapest option

Line 205 bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the line 205 bus from City of London, Duke's Place to Pentonville, Kings Cross Caledonian Road 205

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross 3.1 miles

£16 - £20

Walk  •  52 min

  1. Walk from Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross 2.7 miles

Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross by subway

The subway journey time between Aldgate Underground Station and Kings Cross is around 10 min and covers a distance of around 2 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 9 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross subway service departs from Aldgate station and arrives in King's Cross St. Pancras station. Typically 1792 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
10 min
Fastest subway time:
9 min
Subway distance:
2 miles
Subways per week:
1792
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:02
Last subway departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross subway schedules

Subways departing Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Aldgate Underground Station → Kings Cross
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross is to line 205 bus, which costs £2 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross is to taxi which costs £16 - £20 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from City of London, Duke's Place and arriving at Pentonville, Kings Cross Caledonian Road. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Aldgate station station and arriving at King's Cross St. Pancras station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Aldgate Underground Station and Kings Cross is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross without a car is to subway which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Aldgate station to King's Cross St. Pancras station takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from City of London, Duke's Place station.

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Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Aldgate station.

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Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Pentonville, Kings Cross Caledonian Road station.

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Map of how to get from Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross.
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  • Distance: 2.3 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

What companies run services between Aldgate Underground Station, England and Kings Cross, Greater London, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Aldgate station to King's Cross St. Pancras station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from City of London, Duke's Place to Pentonville, Kings Cross Caledonian Road every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Aldgate station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Duke's Place to Pentonville, Kings Cross Caledonian Road
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£16 - £20
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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Aldgate Underground Station to Kings Cross train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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