Nearest station to British Library

King’s Cross St. Pancras station

London Underground map from Transport for London
The nearest train station to British Library is King’s Cross St. Pancras
King’s Cross St. Pancras is in fare zone 1 and connects with these Underground lines:

Circle Line

Hammersmith & City

Metropolitan Line

Northern Line

Piccadilly Line

Victoria Line

National Rail

Check for delays on the Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria lines

Train fares from King’s Cross St. Pancras

Adult train fares in London
King’s Cross St. Pancras is in fare zone 1 Cash Oyster & Contactless
Single Single Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 1 only £4.90 £2.40 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-2 £4.90 £2.90 £2.40 £7 £7
Zones 1-3 £4.90 £3.30 £2.80 £8.20 £8.20
Zones 1-4 £5.90 £3.90 £2.80 £10.10 £10.10
Zones 1-5 £5.90 £4.70 £3.10 £12 £12
Zones 1-6 £6 £5.10 £3.10 £12.80 £12.80
Zones 1-7 £7.40 £5.60 £4 £14 £12.90
Zones 1-8 £8.50 £6.90 £4 £16.50 £12.90
Zones 1-9 £8.50 £7 £4.10 £18.30 £12.90
Travelcards
1-Day Weekly Monthly
Anytime Off-peak
Zones 1-4 £13.10 n/a £50.50 £194
Zones 1-6 £18.60 £13.10 £64.20 £246.60
Zones 1-9 £23.50 £13.90 £91.50 £351.40

Child fares? See our child train fares page

Anytime, peak and off-peak? For Oyster, Visitor Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30-9.30 AM and 4-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards off-peak is any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends and public holidays are always off-peak. Fares are based on what time your journey begins

Journey planner

Get to British Library from Earl’s Court, Euston, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Paddington, Victoria, Waterloo or another London Underground station:

Train journey to British Library

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