There are 4 ways to get from South Croydon to Kings Cross by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  30 min

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

$8 - $12

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Line 468 bus, line 63 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 468 bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Elephant & Castle London Rd 468
  2. Take the line 63 bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way 63 / ...

$3

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Taxi  •  31 min

  1. Take a taxi from South Croydon to Kings Cross 14.1 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  31 min

  1. Drive from South Croydon to Kings Cross 14.1 miles

$3 - $5

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No, there is no direct bus from South Croydon to Kings Cross. However, there are services departing from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf and arriving at Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way via Elephant & Castle London Rd. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Croydon and arriving at London St Pancras International LL. Services depart every 15 minutes. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between South Croydon and Kings Cross is 12 miles. The road distance is 14.1 miles.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to Kings Cross without a car is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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The train from East Croydon to London St Pancras International LL takes 30 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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South Croydon to Kings Cross bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf station.

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South Croydon to Kings Cross train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from East Croydon station.

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The best way to get from South Croydon to Kings Cross is to train which takes 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 468 bus and line 63 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 49 min.

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South Croydon to Kings Cross bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way station.

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South Croydon to Kings Cross train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at London St Pancras International LL station.

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Map of how to get from South Croydon to Kings Cross.
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  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Duration: 30 min

What companies run services between South Croydon, England and Kings Cross, Greater London, England?

Thameslink operates a train from South Croydon to Kings Cross every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from South Croydon to Kings Cross via Elephant & Castle London Rd in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from South Croydon, Swan & Sugar Loaf to Elephant & Castle London Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elephant & Castle London Rd to Pentonville, King's Cross Stn York Way
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from South Croydon to Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
31 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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
United Cars
Phone
+44 1293 429429
Website
unitedcars.co.uk
Metro Cars
Phone
+44 1293 415415
Website
metro-cars.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between South Croydon to Kings Cross is 14 miles. It takes approximately 31 min to drive from South Croydon to Kings Cross.

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