There are 8 ways to get from Charing Cross to King's Cross Station by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Tube  •  5 min

  1. Take the Tube from Covent Garden Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly

$2 - $4

7 alternative options

Line 176 bus, Tube  •  12 min

  1. Take the line 176 bus from Charing Cross to Soho, Cambridge Circus 176
  2. Take the Tube from Leicester Square Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station Piccadilly

$5 - $7

Bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to St Pancras International 91 / ...

$2 - $3

Line 748 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 748 bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to St Pancras International 748

$3

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to King's Cross Station 2.1 miles

$13 - $16

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Charing Cross to King's Cross Station 2.1 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  38 min

  1. Walk from Charing Cross to King's Cross Station 2 miles

Bikeshare  •  15 min

  1. Cycle from Craven Street, Strand to Birkenhead Street, King's Cross 2.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to King's Cross Station is to bus which costs £1 - £2 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to King's Cross Station is to Tube which costs £1 - £3 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden and arriving at St Pancras International. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross and King's Cross Station is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Charing Cross to King's Cross Station without a car is to Tube which takes 5 min and costs £1 - £3.

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

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Charing Cross to King's Cross Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden station.

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Charing Cross to King's Cross Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at St Pancras International station.

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There are 8413+ hotels available in King's Cross Station. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to King's Cross Station.
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  • Distance: 1.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 min

What companies run services between Charing Cross, England and King's Cross Station, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to King's Cross Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 21 min. Green Line (operated by Arriva) also services this route twice daily.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Covent Garden 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
Subway from Leicester Square Underground Station to King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross to Soho, Cambridge Circus
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Covent Garden, Southampton St Covent Garden to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Bus from Westminster, Parliament Square to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Green Line
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Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charing Cross to King's Cross Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$8 - $13
Access
$8 - $12
Assist
$8 - $12
UberX
$8 - $12
UberXL
$12 - $16
Exec
$15 - $21
Lux
$24 - $35
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to Birkenhead Street, King's Cross
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Charing Cross to King's Cross Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$13 - $16
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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