There are 9 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station by train, subway, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Train Thameslink  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead to Kensal Rise

$6 - $9

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Line 18 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Euston Bus Station to Kensal Green Station 18

$3

7 alternative options

Train  •  28 min

  1. Take the train from Highbury & Islington to Kensal Rise

$4 - $8

Tube, line 187 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Finchley Road Underground Station Metropolitan
  2. Take the line 187 bus from South Hampstead, O2 Centre to Kensal Rise, Wrentham Avenue 187

$6 - $7

Line 6 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Piccadilly Circus to Kensal Rise, Wrentham Avenue 6

$6

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station 5.3 miles

$27 - $35

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station 5.3 miles

$15 - $22

Walk  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Walk from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station 5.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  54 min

  1. Cycle from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Bevington Road West, North Kensington 5.1 miles

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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

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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.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Kensal Rise Station is 4 miles.

The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs £4 - £7.

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

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King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Euston Bus Station.

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King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise 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 Kensal Rise Station is to train which takes 23 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can line 18 bus, which costs £2 and takes 52 min.

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King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Kensal Green Station.

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King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Kensal Rise station.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Kensal Rise Station.
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  • Distance: 4.2 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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 - $2
Cash
$4 - $6
Oyster Card
$1 - $3
Train from Highbury & Islington to Kensal Rise
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$2 - $4
Cash
$5 - $8
Oyster Card
$3 - $5
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Finchley Road Underground Station
Ave. Duration
13 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
Bus from Piccadilly Circus to Kensal Rise, Wrentham Avenue
Ave. Duration
44 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
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$15 - $22
Access
$16 - $22
Assist
$16 - $22
UberX
$16 - $22
UberXL
$23 - $30
Exec
$30 - $45
Lux
$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
$27 - $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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