There are 7 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Charing Cross by subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Tube  •  7 min

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

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Line 91 bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the line 91 bus from St Pancras International to Charing Cross, Bedford Street 91 / ...

$3

Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross 91 / ...

$2 - $3

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from King's Cross Station to Charing Cross 2.4 miles

$14 - $18

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from King's Cross Station to Charing Cross 2.4 miles

$8 - $14

Walk  •  38 min

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

Bikeshare  •  15 min

  1. Cycle from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Craven Street, Strand 2.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Charing Cross is to line 91 bus which costs £2 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Charing Cross is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £11 - £14.

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

The Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Piccadilly Circus Underground Station takes 7 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 Charing Cross, Bedford Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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

London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Charing Cross every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from St Pancras International to Charing Cross, Bedford Street
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
28 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 King's Cross St. Pancras to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from King's Cross Station to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$8 - $14
uberACCESS
$9 - $13
uberASSIST
$9 - $13
uberX
$9 - $13
uberXL
$13 - $18
UberEXEC
$18 - $24
UberLUX
$27 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Craven Street, Strand
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from King's Cross Station to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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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