Kings Cross to Trafalgar Square by train

Tube route from King’s Cross St. Pancras station to Trafalgar Square

Trafalgar SquareTrafalgar Square is located at Trafalgar Square

The closest tube station to Trafalgar Square is Charing Cross

 

How to get from King’s Cross St. Pancras station to Trafalgar Square by train, 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 Trafalgar Square is roughly 1¾ miles. You may prefer to pay a taxi cab fare for 1¾ miles instead. The walking distance 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:  Train from Trafalgar Square 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

Got a question about Trafalgar Square, or King’s Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross?

> Talk about King’s Cross St. Pancras to Charing Cross in the forum

> Talk about Trafalgar Square in the forum

  •  Guest – “We are travelling on the prcadilly line towards covet garden an we need to go to trafalgar square. What is thd nearest station please?”
  • Admin – “On the Piccadilly line its leicester square. But the actual closest station is charing cross its only five minutes walk from leicester square, though”

Train fare from King’s Cross St. Pancras to Trafalgar Square

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

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
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King’s Cross St. Pancras train station

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

Places to park near King’s Cross St. Pancras station

Cab firms near King’s Cross St. Pancras train station

Alternative tube journeys, which you might prefer:
Euston to Trafalgar Square, Russell Square to Trafalgar Square or Euston Square to Trafalgar Square

 

Charing Cross train station

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

Car parks close to Charing Cross train station

Taxicab firms near Charing Cross station

Alternative train stations nearby:
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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