Directions from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station

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Recommended option

Train  •  23 min

$6 - $39

Cheapest option

Line 18 bus  •  52 min

  1. 18

$3

5 alternative options

Tube, line 187 bus  •  49 min

  1. Metropolitan
  2. 187

$6 - $7

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. 5.3 miles

$28 - $35

Uber  •  11 min

  1. 5.3 miles

$17 - $25

Walk  •  1 h 40 min

  1. 5.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  54 min

  1. 5.1 miles

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

You can take a train from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station via London St Pancras International LL, West Hampstead Thameslink, and West Hampstead in around 23 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 31 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International LL to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$19 - $28
Anytime Single
$24 - $40
Off-Peak Single
$7 - $11
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West Hampstead to Kensal Rise
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $6
Oyster Card
$1 - $3
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Finchley Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Hampstead, O2 Centre to Kensal Rise, Wrentham Avenue
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Euston Bus Station to Kensal Green Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$17 - $25
uberACCESS
$18 - $25
uberASSIST
$18 - $25
uberX
$18 - $25
uberXL
$25 - $35
UberEXEC
$30 - $45
UberLUX
$45 - $65
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Bevington Road West, North Kensington
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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 Kensal Rise Station is 7 km.

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station is to line 18 bus which costs £2 and takes 52 min.

The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs £21 - £25.

No, there is no direct train from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras International LL and arriving at Kensal Rise via West Hampstead. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Euston Bus Station and arriving at Kensal Green Station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

It takes approximately 23 min to get from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station, including transfers.