How to get from King's Cross Station to National Portrait Gallery

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Recommended option

Tube via Warren Street Underground Station  •  8 min

  1. Metropolitan / ...
  2. Northern

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Tube  •  15 min

  1. Piccadilly

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Tube #2  •  28 min

  1. Circle

$3 - $4

Bus  •  30 min

  1. 91 / ...

$2 - $3

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. 2.3 miles

$14 - $17

Uber  •  6 min

  1. 2.3 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  36 min

  1. 1.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  18 min

  1. 2.3 miles

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and National Portrait Gallery, England?

London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross Station to National Portrait Gallery every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 27 min. Green Line (operated by Arriva) also services this route once daily.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Euston Square Underground Station
Ave. Duration
1 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Warren Street Underground Station to Charing Cross Underground Station
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from King's Cross Station to National Portrait Gallery
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$8 - $13
uberACCESS
$8 - $11
uberASSIST
$8 - $11
uberX
$8 - $11
uberXL
$11 - $15
UberEXEC
$15 - $21
UberLUX
$24 - $35
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to St. Martin's Street, West End
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from King's Cross Station to National Portrait Gallery
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$14 - $17
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 National Portrait Gallery is 2 km.

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to National Portrait Gallery is to bus which costs £2 and takes 30 min.

The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to National Portrait Gallery is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £10 - £13.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

It takes approximately 8 min to get from King's Cross Station to National Portrait Gallery, including transfers.

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