The London King's Cross Train Station was built as a monument dedicated to King George IV. It has been featured in the Harry Potter movies as the home of the mythical Platform 9 3/4. The station is located in northeast central London and is a short walk from St. Pancras Station, the new British Library and London Euston Train Station.

Address:London King's Cross, London N1 9AP

Transportation from the London King's Cross Train Station:

To the Gatwick airport:
Underground: Victoria line to London Victoria Station
Gatwick Express

To the Heathrow airport:
Underground: Circle line to London Paddington Station
Heathrow Express

To other railway stations from the London King's Cross Train Station:
Bus: Interchanges available on York Way (outside the station), Euston Road and Pancras Road

#30 Hackney Wick
#73 Stoke Newington
#205 Bow Church
#214 Moorgate, Finsbury Square
#476 Euston
N73 Walthamstow Central
N205 Leyton, Downsell Road

Routes at King`s Cross Station at York Way:

#17 London Bridge
#45 Clapham Park
#91 Trafalgar Square
#390 Victoria

Trains using this station:

Hull Trains
London North Eastern Railway
Grand Central
Great Northern


Telephone access:
Telephone stands
Location: main concourse

International Code: 011
Country Code: 44
City Code: (0) 20

Wi-Fi Service:


Information Kiosk:
6:45am to 8:30pm
Location: concourse area near platforms 9, 10 and 11
Location: platform 2
Phone: 0900/400-4040

Tourist Centre:
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Western Ticket Hall, near Great Northern Hotel
Phone: 0900/400-4040

Baggage Consignment:
Excess Baggage Company
Hours: 7:00am - 11:00pm
Location: platform 9
Phone: 020/78374334

Lost and Found:
Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am - 5:30pm
Location: platforms 16-18
Phone: 020/73878699

Location: Entrance to platforms 9-11 and mezzanine behind escalators and lift.
Toilets are open when the station is open, 30p fee.

Currency Exchange:
Currency Express Office, next to the Station Reception and Harry Potter shop at Platform 9¾.
Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily

Places to eat in or near the station:
Leon near Platform 8.

Starbucks and M&S Simply Food across from ticket office and Leon.

Pret a Manger across from ticket office.

Patisserie Valerie, Giraffe Stop, Prezzo, Benitos Hat, Wasabi, and The Parcel Yard Pub in mezzanine.