Kings Cross to Covent Garden by train

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

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

Do you have to change trains? No
How many stops are there? 3

1)  At Kings Cross St. Pancras take the Piccadilly
2)  Leave the train at Covent Garden

Tube route: Kings Cross St. Pancras → Russell Square → Holborn → Covent Garden

How long does it take? The journey time between these two London underground stations is approximately 7 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 Covent Garden station is roughly 1¼ miles. Here’s an approximate taxi fare for 1¼ miles. The walking distance between the two tube stations is about 23-25 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 Covent Garden is affected by a London train strike

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

Note: Closures, cancellations and delays on the King’s Cross St. Pancras to Covent Garden 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 Covent Garden

How much is the tube fare? The ticket price for King’s Cross St. Pancras to Covent Garden 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 Covent Garden stationBuy an Oyster Card   (learn more)
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Buy a Travelcard   (learn more)
Travelcard + London Pass   (learn more)
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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)

Alternative train journey to Covent Garden:
Euston to Covent Garden, Russell Square to Covent Garden or Euston Square to Covent Garden

 

Covent Garden tube station

London Underground tube map courtesy of Transport for London
Covent Garden station
 (zone 1)

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

 
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