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There are 5 ways to get from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  47 min

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

£5 - £8

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Line 63 bus, line 53 bus  •  1h 29m

  1. Take the line 63 bus from Pentonville, King's Cross RdPentonville Rd to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd 63 / ...
  2. Take the line 53 bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal 53 / ...

£2

3 alternative options

Subway, train  •  48 min

  1. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Bank station Northern
  2. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr

£4 - £9

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier 11.7 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier 11.7 miles

£1 - £3

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The cheapest way to get from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier is to line 63 bus and line 53 bus which costs £2 and takes 1h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier. However, there are services departing from Pentonville, King's Cross RdPentonville Rd and arriving at Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 29m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from London St Pancras International LL and arriving at Woolwich Arsenal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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The distance between Kings Cross and Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs £5 - £8.

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The train from London St Pancras International LL to Woolwich Arsenal takes 37 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Pentonville, King's Cross RdPentonville Rd station.

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Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from London St Pancras International LL station.

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The best way to get from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier is to train which takes 47 min and costs £5 - £8. Alternatively, you can line 63 bus and line 53 bus, which costs £2 and takes 1h 29m.

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Map of how to get from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier.
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  • Distance: 8.7 miles
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Kings Cross, Greater London, England and Woolwich Arsenal Pier, England?

Thameslink operates a train from London St Pancras International LL to Woolwich Arsenal hourly. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier via Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd and Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal in around 1h 29m.

Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£5 - £8
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 Bank station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£4 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2 - £4
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£3 - £5
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 Pentonville, King's Cross RdPentonville Rd to Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Elephant & Castle New Kent Rd to Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£0
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
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
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

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Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Woolwich, Vincent Road Woolwich Arsenal station.

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Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Woolwich Arsenal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier is 12 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Kings Cross to Woolwich Arsenal Pier.

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There are 29735+ hotels available in Woolwich Arsenal Pier. Prices start at £75 per night.

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