King's Cross

an extraordinary piece of London is taking shape

The Connections

  • International rail – Eurostar direct to Paris, Brussels and Lille
  • National rail – two major rail termini (King’s Cross and St Pancras), and only 500 metres to a third (Euston)
  • Underground – six tube lines – the biggest interchange on London Underground
  • Air – London’s five international airports within the hour
  • Bus – 14 bus routes
  • Bike – over 400 public bike spaces are available on site

National rail - the country's main transport hub

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

CityTime
Cambridge49 mins
Birmingham 1 hr 22 mins
Nottingham1 hr 44 mins
Manchester 2 hrs 7 mins
Sheffield 2 hrs 9 mins
Leeds2 hrs 19 mins
Durham2 hrs 40 mins
Newcastle 2 hrs 52 mins
Glasgow4 hrs 31 mins
Edinburgh4 hrs 23 mins

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

Commuter belts in Kent are served by Britain’s only high speed route High Speed 1. This 230kph service from St Pancras International has slashed travel times for commuters. Commuter areas such as Bedford, Luton and St Albans to the north and Seven Oaks, Croydon and Brighton to the south are served with direct services from National Rail.

National Rail Enquiries

T: 08457 48 49 50
www.nationalrail.co.uk