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

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Recommended option

Subway via Oxford Circus station  •  19 min

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Oxford Circus station Victoria
  2. Take the subway from Oxford Circus station to Queensway station Central

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 205 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 205 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Paddington Rail Station 205

$3

5 alternative options

Subway  •  50 min

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to High Street Kensington station Circle

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace 4.9 miles

$25 - $31

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace 4.9 miles

$15 - $22

Walk  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Walk from King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace 3.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  39 min

  1. Cycle from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Vicarage Gate, Kensington 4.7 miles

$10 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace is to line 205 bus which costs £2 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace is to taxi which costs £19 - £24 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Paddington Rail Station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Kensington Palace is 3 miles.

The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace without a car is to subway which takes 19 min and costs £3 - £6.

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It takes approximately 19 min to get from King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace, including transfers.

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King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Paddington Rail Station.

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There are 9131+ hotels available in Kensington Palace. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace.
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  • Distance: 3.3 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Oxford Circus station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Oxford Circus station to Queensway station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to High Street Kensington station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
10 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 - $35
Exec
$28 - $40
Lux
$45 - $60
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Vicarage Gate, Kensington
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
London River Services
Taxi from King's Cross Station to Kensington Palace
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31
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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