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There are 6 ways to get from Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station by bus, subway, taxi or foot

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Line 23 bus, subway  •  23 min

  1. Take the line 23 bus from Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall to Hyde Park Corner 9 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Hyde Park Corner station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Piccadilly

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Subway  •  29 min

  1. Take the subway from South Kensington station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Piccadilly

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Line 9 bus, subway  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 9 bus from Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall to Green Park 9 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Green Park station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Victoria / ...

Subway via Gloucester Road station  •  33 min

  1. Take the subway from Gloucester Road station to King's Cross St. Pancras station Piccadilly

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station 4 miles

Walk  •  1h 11m

  1. Walk from Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station 3.7 miles

Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station by walk, bus and subway

The journey time between Royal Albert Hall and London Kings Cross Station is around 24 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 4 min. The fastest journey normally takes 19 min. Operated by London Buses and London Underground (Tube), the Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station service departs from Royal Albert Hall and arrives in King's Cross St. Pancras station. Typically 1956 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
19 min
Layover time:
4 min
Total time:
24 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
19 min
Journey distance:
4 miles
Services per week:
1956
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station walk, bus and subway schedules

Departing Monday, September 27, 2021

Royal Albert Hall → London Kings Cross Station
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London Kings Cross Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London Kings Cross Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in London Kings Cross Station is 1 metre.

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The cheapest way to get from Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station is to subway which costs £2 - £3 and takes 29 min.

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The fastest way to get from Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £12 - £16 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from South Kensington station station and arriving at King's Cross St. Pancras station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Royal Albert Hall and London Kings Cross Station is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station without a car is to line 23 bus and subway which takes 23 min and costs £3 - £5.

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It takes approximately 23 min to get from Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station, including transfers.

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Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from South Kensington station.

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Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at King's Cross St. Pancras station.

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There are 3845+ hotels available in London Kings Cross Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station.
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  • Distance: 3.1 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

What companies run services between Royal Albert Hall, England and London Kings Cross Station, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from South Kensington station to King's Cross St. Pancras station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 16 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 Hyde Park Corner station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Green Park station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from South Kensington station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Gloucester Road station to King's Cross St. Pancras station
Ave. Duration
18 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 Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall to Hyde Park Corner
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Knightsbridge, Royal Albert Hall to Green Park
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Royal Albert Hall to London Kings Cross Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
£12 - £16
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
Putney Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3603 5257
Website
putneycabsairporttransfers.co.uk
Clapham Common Taxi Rank
Phone
+44 800 118 2494
Website
cabs.com
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk

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