There are 7 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre by subway, bus, 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, line 188 bus  •  14 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Holborn Underground Station Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 188 bus from Kingsway Holborn Station to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 68 / ...

$5 - $6

Cheapest option

Line 59 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank 59

$3

5 alternative options

Tube  •  27 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station Circle

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre 3 miles

$17 - $21

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre 3 miles

$10 - $15

Walk  •  43 min

  1. Walk from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre 2.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  18 min

  1. Cycle from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Concert Hall Approach 1, South Bank 2.6 miles

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Southbank Centre, England?

London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Holborn Underground Station
Ave. Duration
3 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 Kingsway Holborn Station to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$10 - $15
uberACCESS
$10 - $14
uberASSIST
$10 - $14
uberX
$10 - $14
uberXL
$14 - $20
UberEXEC
$19 - $26
UberLUX
$29 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Concert Hall Approach 1, South Bank
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$17 - $21
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 Southbank Centre is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre is to line 59 bus which costs £2 and takes 30 min.

The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £13 - £16.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

It takes approximately 14 min to get from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre, including transfers.