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There are 4 ways to get from King's Cross Station to British Museum by bus, taxi, foot or bike

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Line 59 bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Bloomsbury, Southampton Row 10 / ...

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. Take a taxi from King's Cross Station to British Museum 1.3 miles

$9 - $12

Walk  •  23 min

  1. Walk from King's Cross Station to British Museum 1.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  10 min

  1. Cycle from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to British Museum, Bloomsbury 1.1 miles

$6 - $8

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to British Museum is to line 59 bus which costs £2 and takes 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to British Museum is to taxi which costs £7 - £9 and takes 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Bloomsbury, Southampton Row. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and British Museum is 4273 feet.

The best way to get from King's Cross Station to British Museum without a car is to line 59 bus which takes 21 min and costs £2.

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The line 59 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Bloomsbury, Southampton Row takes 15 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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King's Cross Station to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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King's Cross Station to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Bloomsbury, Southampton Row station.

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There are 8851+ hotels available in British Museum. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to British Museum.
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  • Distance: 4273 feet
  • Duration: 21 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross Station to British Museum every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 15 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Bloomsbury, Southampton Row
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from King's Cross Station to British Museum
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$9 - $12
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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