CONNECTIONS

GETTING TO & AROUND

Getting to King’s Cross couldn’t be easier! King’s Cross St Pancras links six London Underground lines with two national mainline train stations and international high speed rail. It’s the best connected transport hub in London and the UK.


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    UNDERGROUND

    King’s Cross St Pancras Underground station links six London Underground lines – Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan and Victoria. This makes it the biggest interchange on the London Underground, and one of the busiest.

    TRAVEL TIMES

    Euston – 2 mins
    Oxford Circus – 5 mins
    Liverpool St – 8 mins
    Bank – 9 mins
    Victoria – 9 mins
    Charing Cross – 12 mins
    Paddington – 13 mins
    Waterloo – 15 mins
    Canary Wharf – 22 mins

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    Reaching London’s other principal mainline stations from King’s Cross is easy. Seven are reached directly by Underground and the remaining three require only one change.


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    NATIONAL RAIL

    There are two major rail termini here – King’s Cross and St Pancras. And with Euston Station just 500 metres away, the UK’s major cities are within easy reach.

    TRAVEL TIMES

    Cambridge – 49 mins
    Birmingham – 1 hr 22 mins
    Nottingham – 1 hr 44 mins
    Manchester – 2 hrs 7 mins
    Sheffield – 2 hrs 9 mins
    Leeds – 2 hrs 19 mins
    Durham – 2 hrs 40 mins
    Newcastle – 2 hrs 52 mins
    Glasgow – 4 hrs 31 mins
    Edinburgh – 4 hrs 23 mins

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    INTERNATIONAL RAIL

    St Pancras International is home to Eurostar which connects the UK to the continent by high speed rail. There are direct services to Paris, Brussels and Lille. The Eurostar now carries more passengers than all the airlines combined on the same routes.

    TRAVEL TIMES

    Paris – 2 hrs 15 mins
    Brussels – 1 hr 51 mins
    Lille – 1 hr 20 mins
    Amsterdam – 4 hr 16 mins

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    AIR

    London’s five international airports are all within the hour and there are direct connections to Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton.

     

    Heathrow
    48 mins via Paddington on the Heathrow Express, 1hr 7 mins direct on the Piccadilly Line
    Contact: 0844 335 1801 www.heathrowairport.com

     

    Gatwick
    46 mins direct on National Rail
    Contact: 0844 892 0322 www.gatwickairport.com

     

    Stansted
    50 mins via Tottenham Hale on the Stansted Express
    Contact: 0844 335 1803 www.stanstedairport.com

     

    Luton
    32 mins direct on National Rail
    Contact: 0158 240 5100 www.london-luton.co.uk

     

    City Airport
    46 mins via Bank on the Docklands Light Railway
    Contact: 020 7646 0088 www.londoncityairport.com

     

    National Rail


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    BUS

    King’s Cross is reached by 14 bus routes.

     

    The routes are numbers 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390 and 476.

     

    For an interactive map of their destinations click here. And for live bus travel news, route maps and fare information, click here.

     

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    BIKE

    King’s Cross was recently awarded Club Peloton baton as the UK’s most cycle friendly development!
    The streets here are designed to be safer for bikes, with plenty of on-street cycle parking. The bike interchange between King’s Cross and St Pancras stations is at Evans Cycles, making bike parking at the stations easy and secure.

     

    The King’s Cross Cycle App shows public cycle parking and cycle hire stations as well all the cycle initiatives in the area. You can also see cycle parking and hire stations on the map.
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SURROUNDING AREA

With exceptional London, UK and international connections already in place and plans for 14 bus lines and an
800 bike interchange, there’s nowhere better connected. What’s more you can reach all five major London
airports in under an hour, making even long distance travel quick and convenient.

With exceptional London, UK and international connections already in place and plans for 14 bus lines and an
800 bike interchange, there’s nowhere better connected. What’s more you can reach all five major London
airports in under an hour, making even long distance travel quick and convenient.