King's Cross Railway Station

 
 
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Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 9AP
 
 
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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.

 

King's Cross Railway Station events

 
The Railway ChildrenThe Railway ChildrenThe Railway ChildrenMike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale is specially adapted for the railway setting by Mike Kenny. A highlight of this site specific theatrical production in which the three children are forced to make do after their2015-04-18T14:00:00+01002015-09-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
King's Cross Railway Station,   Euston Road      N1 9AP
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DATES  16th December 2014 to 6th September 2015
Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale is specially adapted for the railway setting by Mike Kenny. A highlight of this site specific theatrical production in which the three children are forced to make do after their... More about this event
 
 

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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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    Studios2Let Apartments Cartwright Gardens
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £51  31% off
    36-37 Cartwright Gardens, WC1H | 7 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    Studios 2 Let Apartments on Cartwright Gardens are situated in the beautiful Bloomsbury area. Located right at the heart of the city, the high quality studios ... More
     
     
     
    Hilton London Euston Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  32% 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. The location of this hotel in ... More
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  23% off
    Coram Street, WC1N | 10 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Railway Stations nearest King's Cross Railway Station

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    Paddington Railway Station
    London > Travel > Railway Stations
    Praed Street, Paddington, London W2 | 2.5 miles from King's Cross Railway Station
    The most striking feature of this historic station is the glazed domed roof over the main train shed, dating back to 1854. It consists of three ... More
     
     
     
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    St Pancras International Station
    London > Travel > Railway Stations
    Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
     
     
     
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    Canary Wharf Crossrail Station
    London > Travel > Railway Stations
    West India Quay, E14 | 4.8 miles from King's Cross Railway Station
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    Bankside Pier
    London > Travel > River Piers
    Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1.9 miles from King's Cross Railway Station
    Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
     
     
     
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    Thames River Adventures
    London > Travel > Boats
    Regent's Canal, Primrose Hill, London N1 | 31 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    Danny Gillard, Niamh Walsh and their team of fully qualified instructors at Thames River Adventures offer kayak tours of the Thames and London's Regent's Canal. Early ... More
     
     
     
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    Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
    London > Travel > Boats
    Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 35 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
     
     
     
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    The Railway Children
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 6th September 2015
    King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | Same location as King's Cross Railway Station
    Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale ...More
     
     
     
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    Theo Clinkard: Chalk & Of Land And Tongue
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 16th April 2015 at 8pm-9.30pm, 17th April 2015 at 7pm-8.30pm and 9pm-10.30pm & 18th April 2015 at 3pm-4.30pm
    The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    A double-bill of visceral performances including a poetic collaboration between dancer Clinkard and composer James Keane inspired by the iconic chalk cliffs of Clinkard's hometown, and ...More
     
     
     
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    Youth Workshop (Ages 5-8)
    London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 18th April 2015 - 10am-11.30am
    The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    This imaginative and stimulating class introduces young movers to the basic principles of dance and music....More
     
     
     
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    King's Cross Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, N1C | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
     
     
     
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    Scala
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
     
     
     
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    Platform Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, N1C | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and ... More
     
     
     
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    King's Cross Foot Tunnel
    London > Attractions >
    1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, N1C | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
    The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St Pancras ... More
     
     
     
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    Granary Square
    London > Attractions >
    Good's Way, N1C | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    The same size as Trafalgar Square, Granary Square is at the heart of King's Cross where the Eurostar departs and emerged as part of the ... More
     
     
     
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    British Library
    London > Attractions > Museums
    96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
     
     
     
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    Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
    Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
     
     
     
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    Drink Shop & Do
    London > Shopping >
    9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
     
     
     
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    Foyles St Pancras International
    London > Shopping > Books
    St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
     
     
     
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    Yalla Yalla
    London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
    King's Cross Station, Mezzanine Level, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
    Light mezze, wraps and superior Lebanese street food is served from a kiosk on the mezzanine level of King's Cross station by Yalla Yalla, a restaurant ... More
     
     
     
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    Benito's Hat
    London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
    King's Cross Station, N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
    Following the success (read queues) of their first restaurant in Fitzrovia, Benito's Hat are springing up all over London bringing their unique brand of ... More
     
     
     
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    Camino
    London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
    3 Varnishers Yard, The Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
    Camino - meaning road in Spanish - is born from owner Richard Bigg's love of all things Spanish. This place in Kings Cross does a roaring ... More
     
     
     
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    The Place
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
     
     
     
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    The Bartlett School of Architecture
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 11 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
     
     
     
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    Slade School of Fine Art
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 12 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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    St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
     
     
     
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    King's Cross Pond Club
    London > Leisure >
    Lewis Cubitt Park, N1C | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    Take a dip... in the middle of a construction site. The King's Cross Pond Club, a 40 metre long natural bathing pond, sits right in the ... More
     
     
     
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    Pancras Square Leisure
    London > Leisure >
    5 Pancras Square, N1C | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
     
     
     
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    The Betjeman Arms
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    Unit 53, St. Pancras International, NW1 | 3 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
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    The Harrison
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
     
     
     
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    The Lamb
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 12 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
     
     
     
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    VOC
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, N1 | 1 minute from King's Cross Railway Station
    VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
     
     
     
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    GNH Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Great Northern Hotel, N1C | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Big Chill House
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
     
     
     
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    Kings Place
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
     
     
     
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    British Library Conference Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
     
     
     
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    The Foundling Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes from King's Cross Railway Station
    The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
     
     
     

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    The Railway Children
    The Railway Children
    Theatre | Until 6th September 2015 

    King's Cross Railway Station

    Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's ...More

     
    Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
    Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
    Exhibitions | Until 6th March 2016 

    King's Cross Foot Tunnel 1 minute walk from King's Cross Railway Station

    From Friday 6th March commuters and pedestrians using the new Allies & Morrison King's Cross foot tunnel will be greeted ...More

     
    House Of Silk
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th April 2015 

    Scala 3 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

    House, bass and garage across three arenas courtesy of Hugo Massien, Tazer, Lance Morgan, Adam Cotier, Lee B3 Edwards, Shea ...More

    O/Modernt Kammarorkester:Action Passion Illusion
    Concerts | On 18th April 2015 

    Kings Place 4 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

    The ensemble performs a programme of works presenting the art of repetition in sound, from the 13th to the 21st ...More

    9Bach:Tincian
    Concerts | On 18th April 2015 

    Kings Place 4 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

    The band plays folk music that also taps into elements of dub and rock....More

    Fighting The Cuts! Women And Children Fight Back!
    Exhibitions | On 18th April 2015 

    British Library 4 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

    All parties will continue with austerity, cuts and attacks on us all. Working class women are being hardest hit, however ...More

    Uptown Funk VS Broken House
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th April 2015 

    Surya 6 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

    Elle Brooklyn and DJ Radlett spin soulful house....More

    Demoraliser
    Concerts | On 18th April 2015 

    Surya 6 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

    The band plays metal/hardcore with support from As They burn, Upholder and Vanity Draws Blood....More

    Jasmin Vardimon Youth Residency: Workshop (Ages 12-16)
    Kids Events | Until 19th April 2015 

    The Place 8 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

    Classes combining physical theatre, quirky characterisation, innovative technologies, text and dance....More

    Youth Workshop (Ages 5-8)
    Kids Events | On 18th April 2015 

    The Place 8 minutes walk from King's Cross Railway Station

    This imaginative and stimulating class introduces young movers to the basic principles of dance and music....More

     
     
     
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