There are 5 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Beckton by subway, bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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, line 262 bus  •  42 min

  1. Hammersmith & City / ...
  2. 262

$7

4 alternative options

Tube, train  •  43 min

  1. Circle
  2. Dlr

$7 - $10

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. 8.8 miles

$45 - $60

Drive  •  19 min

  1. 8.8 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  19 min

  1. 8.8 miles

$28 - $40

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

There is no direct connection from King's Cross Station to Beckton. However, you can take the Tube to Plaistow Underground Station, take the walk to Plaistow, Victoria Road (E13), then take the line 262 bus to Beckton, Kingsford Way. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from King's Cross Station to Beckton via Tower Hill Underground Station and Tower Gateway DLR Station in around 43 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Plaistow Underground Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Tower Hill Underground Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Tower Gateway DLR Station to Beckton DLR Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Plaistow, Victoria Road (E13) to Beckton, Kingsford Way
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from King's Cross Station to Beckton
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$28 - $40
uberACCESS
$30 - $45
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberX
$30 - $45
uberXL
$40 - $60
UberEXEC
$45 - $65
UberLUX
$75 - $110
Taxi from King's Cross Station to Beckton
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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 King's Cross Station and Beckton is 13 km. The road distance is 14 km.

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Beckton is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 19 min.

The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Beckton is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs £35 - £45.

It takes approximately 42 min to get from King's Cross Station to Beckton, including transfers.