King's Cross Railway Station  

 
 
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King's Cross Railway StationThe area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of the Eurostar at the nearby St Pancras International and Network Rail's £550m, eight-year revamp, completed in 2013, the neighbourhood is unrecognisable. The centrepiece of the station is the concourse, featuring a wave-like 985-ton steel roof designed by British architects John McAslan + Partners Lewis which has been added to Cubitt's mainline terminus. The station is also home to the now legendary platform 9 and three quarters made famous by J.K Rowling's Harry Potter books. There aren't actually tracks between platforms 9 and 10 at King's Cross, but that doesn't stop hoards of Harry fans taking snaps of the place where the imaginary platform is meant to be, along with a trolley that looks as if it has disappeared through the wall. X could mark the spot for Boadicea as rumour has it that she is buried beneath platform 8 and her ghost haunts the underground passages.

Regular train services depart King's Cross for destinations in the Northeast and Scotland.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Judd Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Great Northern Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  26% off
King's Cross St Pancras Station, N1C | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
Originally designed by Lewis Cubitt and opened on 17th May 1854, The Great Northern Hotel in King's Cross, one of the first examples of the great ... More
 
 
 
Tune Hotel Kings Cross, London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £46  29% off
324 Gray's Inn Rd, WC1X | 5 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Whether you have missed the last train home, heading on a business trip to Europe or spending a night in the capital for business or pleasure, ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  38% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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St Pancras International Station
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Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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Camden Canals & Narrowboat Association
London > Travel > Boats
Kings Place, York Way, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Camden Canals & Narrowboat Association operate regular canal trips aboard their historic narrowboat 'Tarporley' which is moored at Kings Place, York Way, Kings Cross. On some ... More
 
 
 
Budget Rent-a-Car
London > Travel > Car Hire
66 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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King's Cross Railway Station, Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, N1C | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale is ...More
 
 
 
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Lazarus
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King's Cross Railway Station, Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, N1C | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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King's Cross Railway Station, University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, N1C | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Platform Theatre
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University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Good's Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Foyles St Pancras International
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St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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King's Cross Station, Mezzanine Level, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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King's Cross Station, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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3 Varnishers Yard, The Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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1 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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Marquis Cornwallis
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31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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GNH Bar
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Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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The Big Chill House
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257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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26- 30 York Way, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
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90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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