There are 5 ways to get from King's Cross Station to British Museum by bus, taxi, 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

Line 73 bus  •  15 min

  1. 390 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Line 59 bus  •  21 min

  1. 10 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. 1.3 miles

$9 - $12

Walk  •  23 min

  1. 1.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  10 min

  1. 1.1 miles

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 13 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between King's Cross Station and British Museum is 1 km.

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to British Museum is to line 73 bus which costs £2 and takes 15 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

The line 73 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Tottenham Court Road, Great Russell Street takes 13 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.