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

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Recommended option

Line 59 bus via St Pancras International  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from St Pancras International to Bloomsbury, Southampton Row 10 / ...

$3

4 alternative options

Line 59 bus  •  23 min

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

$3

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

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

The line 59 bus from St Pancras International to Bloomsbury, Southampton Row takes 13 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from St Pancras International and arriving at Bloomsbury, Southampton Row. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 min.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to British Museum without a car is to line 59 bus which takes 22 min and costs £2.

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King's Cross Station to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from King's Cross, Wharfdale Road London Canal Museum station.

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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: 22 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 13 min.

Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from St Pancras International to Bloomsbury, Southampton Row
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
17 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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