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There are 4 ways to get from Kings Cross to Covent Garden by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  6 min

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

£2 - £3

Cheapest option

Line 91 bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the line 91 bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Covent Garden, Savoy Street 91 / ...

£2

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kings Cross to Covent Garden 2.1 miles

£8 - £10

Walk  •  33 min

  1. Walk from Kings Cross to Covent Garden 1.8 miles

Kings Cross to Covent Garden by subway

The subway journey time between Kings Cross and Covent Garden is around 5 min and covers a distance of around 1 miles. The fastest subway normally takes 5 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the Kings Cross to Covent Garden subway service departs from King's Cross St. Pancras station and arrives in Covent Garden station. Typically 3078 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Subway route overview

Average subway time:
5 min
Fastest subway time:
5 min
Subways per week:
3078
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last subways

First subway departs at:
00:04
Last subway departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kings Cross to Covent Garden subway schedules

Kings Cross → Covent Garden
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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kings Cross to Covent Garden is to line 91 bus which costs £2 and takes 21 min.

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The fastest way to get from Kings Cross to Covent Garden is to subway. Taking this option will cost £2 - £3 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from King's Cross St. Pancras and arriving at Covent Garden, Savoy Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from King's Cross St. Pancras station station and arriving at Covent Garden station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Kings Cross and Covent Garden is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Kings Cross to Covent Garden without a car is to subway which takes 6 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Covent Garden station takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Kings Cross to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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Kings Cross to Covent Garden train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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Kings Cross to Covent Garden bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Covent Garden, Savoy Street station.

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Map of how to get from Kings Cross to Covent Garden.
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  • Distance: 1.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 min

What companies run services between Kings Cross, Greater London, England and Covent Garden, Greater London, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Covent Garden station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Covent Garden, Savoy Street every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 21 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Covent Garden station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from King's Cross St. Pancras to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Kings Cross to Covent Garden
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk

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Kings Cross to Covent Garden train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Covent Garden station.

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