Kings Cross to Charing Cross by train

Train route from King’s Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross station

How to get from King’s Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross station by tube, with a time estimate of how long it takes on the London Underground

Do you have to change trains? Yes
How many stops are there? 5

1)  At Kings Cross St. Pancras take the Piccadilly
2)  Change train at Leicester Square to the Northern
3)  Leave the train at Charing Cross

Tube route: Kings Cross St. Pancras → Russell Square → Holborn → Covent Garden → Leicester Square change train Leicester Square → Charing Cross

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 19 minutes

Which fare zones? This tube journey is zone 1. You can pay for a ticket with an oyster card, visitor oyster card, zone 1 travelcard or contactless payment card. Look up the zone 1 fare for adults and zone 1 price for children

How far is it?  The distance from King’s Cross St. Pancras station to Charing Cross station is roughly 1¾ miles. You may prefer to pay a taxi cab fare for 1¾ miles instead. The walking distance between the underground stations is approx 33-36 minutes

Are the trains running?  Your tube line may be affected by train delays on the Underground. You should also check whether the tube train between King’s Cross St. Pancras and Charing Cross is affected by a London train strike

Return journey:  Charing Cross to King’s Cross St. Pancras station

Note: This journey has been created by a computer program and may not be the fastest possible route. Closures, cancellations and delays on the King’s Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross tube route may affect your journey, and you should allow for some extra travel time on top

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Train fare from King’s Cross St. Pancras station to Charing Cross

How much is the tube fare? The ticket price for King’s Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross can be found under zone 1 (adult) and zone 1 (child)

Buy an Underground ticketHow to buy a tube ticket from King’s Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross stationBuy an Oyster Card   (learn more)
Buy a Visitor Oyster Card   (learn more)
Buy a Travelcard   (learn more)
Travelcard + London Pass   (learn more)
Pay by contactless
Buy a National Rail ticketBuy from Trainline
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King’s Cross St. Pancras tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
King’s Cross St. Pancras station
 (zone 1)

Car parks near King’s Cross St. Pancras train station

Minicab firms near King’s Cross St. Pancras station

Alternative train journey to Charing Cross:
Euston to Charing Cross, Russell Square to Charing Cross or Euston Square to Charing Cross

 

Charing Cross tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Charing Cross station
 (zone 1)

Car parking near Charing Cross train station

Minicab company near Charing Cross station

Alternative train route from King’s Cross St. Pancras:
King’s Cross St. Pancras to Embankment, King’s Cross St. Pancras to Leicester Square or King’s Cross St. Pancras to Westminster

 
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