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

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Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to London Blackfriars

$3 - $6

Cheapest option

Line 63 bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 63 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Southwark, Stamford Street 45 / ...

$3

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Subway  •  29 min

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

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from King's Cross Station to Tate Modern 2.5 miles

$14 - $18

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from King's Cross Station to Tate Modern 2.5 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  43 min

  1. Walk from King's Cross Station to Tate Modern 2.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  22 min

  1. Cycle from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Tate Modern, Bankside 2.7 miles

$8 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Tate Modern is to line 63 bus which costs £2 and takes 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Tate Modern is to taxi which costs £11 - £14 and takes 7 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Southwark, Stamford Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St Pancras International LL and arriving at London Blackfriars. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between King's Cross Station and Tate Modern is 2 miles.

The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Tate Modern without a car is to train which takes 26 min and costs £3 - £4.

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The train from London St Pancras International LL to London Blackfriars takes 8 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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

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King's Cross Station to Tate Modern train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London St Pancras International LL station.

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The best way to get from King's Cross Station to Tate Modern is to train which takes 26 min and costs £3 - £4. Alternatively, you can line 63 bus, which costs £2 and takes 25 min.

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Map of how to get from King's Cross Station to Tate Modern.
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  • Distance: 1.9 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Tate Modern, England?

Thameslink operates a train from King's Cross Station to Tate Modern every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Tate Modern every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Southwark, Stamford Street
Ave. Duration
18 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 Tate Modern
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$8 - $13
Access
$8 - $12
Assist
$8 - $12
UberX
$8 - $12
UberXL
$12 - $17
Exec
$16 - $23
Lux
$26 - $35
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Birkenhead Street, King's Cross to Tate Modern, Bankside
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from King's Cross Station to Tate Modern
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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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King's Cross Station to Tate Modern bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Southwark, Stamford Street station.

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King's Cross Station to Tate Modern train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London Blackfriars station.

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There are 8796+ hotels available in Tate Modern. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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