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There are 8 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station by subway, train, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Subway  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Elephant & Castle station Northern

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 63 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 63 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 63 / ...

$3

6 alternative options

Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Elephant & Castle

$4 - $6

Line 45 bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the line 45 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Elephant & Castle Station 45

$3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station 3.3 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  9 min

  1. Take an Uber from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station 3.3 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  59 min

  1. Walk from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station 3.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  25 min

  1. Cycle from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle 3.7 miles

$9 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station is to line 63 bus which costs £2 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station is to taxi which costs £14 - £17 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St Pancras International LL and arriving at Elephant & Castle. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Elephant & Castle Station is 3 miles.

The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station without a car is to subway which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Elephant & Castle station takes 13 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London St Pancras International LL station.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station is to train which takes 17 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can line 63 bus, which costs £2 and takes 33 min.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station.
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  • Distance: 2.8 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Elephant & Castle Station, England?

Thameslink operates a train from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 12 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Elephant & Castle station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$10 - $16
Access
$11 - $16
Assist
$11 - $16
UberX
$11 - $16
UberXL
$15 - $21
Exec
$20 - $28
Lux
$30 - $45
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Walworth Road, Elephant & Castle
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
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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King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd station.

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King's Cross Station to Elephant & Castle Station train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Elephant & Castle station.

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There are 8952+ hotels available in Elephant & Castle Station. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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