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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Tube  •  7 min

  1. Northern

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Line 390 bus  •  8 min

  1. 390

$3

Train  •  9 min

$3 - $40

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. 2 miles

$12 - $16

Uber  •  6 min

  1. 2 miles

$7 - $11

Walk  •  37 min

  1. 1.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  13 min

  1. 2.2 miles

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

London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Kentish Town every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, Thameslink operates a train from King's Cross Station to Kentish Town every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 4 min. CrossCountry also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Kentish Town Underground Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Kentish Town
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
CrossCountry
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way to Kentish Town, Torriano Primary School
Ave. Duration
8 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 Kentish Town
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$7 - $11
uberACCESS
$7 - $10
uberASSIST
$7 - $10
uberX
$7 - $10
uberXL
$9 - $13
UberEXEC
$14 - $20
UberLUX
$21 - $29
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Castlehaven Road, Camden Town
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from King's Cross Station to Kentish Town
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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 Kentish Town is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Kentish Town is to line 390 bus which costs £2 and takes 8 min.

The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Kentish Town is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £9 - £12.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St Pancras International LL and arriving at Kentish Town. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way and arriving at Kentish Town, Torriano Primary School. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

The Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Kentish Town Underground Station takes 7 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.