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There are 8 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

Subway, line 188 bus  •  14 min

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

$5 - $6

Cheapest option

Subway via Covent Garden station  •  21 min

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Covent Garden station Piccadilly

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

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

Subway  •  27 min

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Embankment station Circle

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  8 min

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

$16 - $20

Uber  •  8 min

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

$9 - $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

$7 - $10

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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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.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Southbank Centre is 2 miles.

The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre without a car is to subway and line 188 bus which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £5.

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

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

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King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at South Bank, Waterloo Bridge South Bank station.

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There are 8571+ hotels available in Southbank Centre. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre.
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  • Distance: 1.8 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

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)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Holborn station
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Covent Garden station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Embankment station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
$9 - $15
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$9 - $15
Access
$10 - $15
Assist
$10 - $15
UberX
$10 - $15
UberXL
$14 - $20
Exec
$19 - $26
Lux
$30 - $40
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
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
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from King's Cross Station to Southbank Centre
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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