There are 6 ways to get from Barbican Station to King's Cross Station by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tube  •  5 min

  1. Take the Tube from Barbican Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Circle / ...

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 46 bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 46 bus from City of London, St. Bartholomews Hospital to Pentonville, Swinton Street 46

$3

Taxi  •  4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Barbican Station to King's Cross Station 1.8 miles

$12 - $15

Uber  •  4 min

  1. Take an Uber from Barbican Station to King's Cross Station 1.8 miles

$6 - $11

Walk  •  31 min

  1. Walk from Barbican Station to King's Cross Station 1.6 miles

Bikeshare  •  12 min

  1. Cycle from Aldersgate Street, Barbican to Birkenhead Street, King's Cross 2.1 miles

What companies run services between Barbican Station, Greater London, England and King's Cross Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Barbican Station to King's Cross Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 12 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Barbican Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, St. Bartholomews Hospital to Pentonville, Swinton Street
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Barbican Station to King's Cross Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$6 - $11
uberACCESS
$6 - $9
uberASSIST
$6 - $9
uberX
$6 - $9
uberXL
$9 - $12
UberEXEC
$13 - $19
UberLUX
$20 - $28
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Aldersgate Street, Barbican to Birkenhead Street, King's Cross
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Barbican Station to King's Cross Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Barbican Station and King's Cross Station is 2 km.

The cheapest way to get from Barbican Station to King's Cross Station is to line 46 bus which costs £2 and takes 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Barbican Station to King's Cross Station is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs £9 - £11.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from City of London, St. Bartholomews Hospital and arriving at Pentonville, Swinton Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

The Tube from Barbican Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station takes 5 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.