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Pass through here regularly Busy station and improving all the time in terms of its food and retail outlets.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Motherland
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you’re a Harry Potter fan this is a must see for platform 9 3/4. There may be a bit of a line, but it moves pretty quickly.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have used Kings Cross Station literally dozens and dozens of times since 1999. The station itself is designed well and was greatly improved by its refurbishment in 2012. Note that half the station is scheduled to close for 3 months from January to March...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Yes ok it's a train station. But compared to others this is light and airy with an array of shops and restaurants. Very easily navigated and maintained

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Taur033
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Kings Cross is a great place to wait for a train and easy to spend an hour or so if you have a bit of waiting time. Hungry? Well there's a selection of places to grab some food ..there's everything from Sandwiches to Salads to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travelled yesterday with a family member. It was the usual busy train station. However, you have to pay 30p to use the toilets which are located on the concourse. To be honest not a great location, and not clean either. If 30pbis being charged,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 782shinys
Reviewed 1 week ago

Busy & crowded but clean with pleasant staff. There are good signs directing to the sightseeing spots when leaving at the exits

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 71flojo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was disappointed with the wrap. It was cold and if a food inspector had seen it I wonder what their comments would have been. It certainly did not meet good hygiene standards in my opinion.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Val S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vibrant station waiting area light and bright plenty of shops eating places .lots going on no time to be bored

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dennis b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never changed typical homeless everywhere and they beg you for everything. Where is the police ?????

Date of experience: November 2018
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trippintheworld
July 27, 2018|
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Response from mingus m | Reviewed this property |
7 days a week next to the Harry Potter shop
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Grahame E
July 25, 2018|
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Response from thaward | Reviewed this property |
There are several places to eat inside the station, along the lines of cafes or quick sandwich pickup vendors. I’m sure there are a number of other choices outside of the station nearby, since it is located in a busy area of... More
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Fleming G
April 10, 2018|
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Response from iAlicante M | Reviewed this property |
It should be safe for you. We were passing that way plenty of times with no problems.
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Travel Forum Posts
flygal9116
Melaka
3 type of travel card to buy for transport? (11 Replies)
HI All, appreciate ur comments if my arrangement below for Oyster card PAYG, 7 days travel card and Two Together is cost advantage to us... We will arrive at Heathrow Terminal 3 on Thursday and will travel between zone 1-2 for 6 days before leaving to Edinburgh on Wednesday. We also planning to travel to Oxford on Sunday. 1) Get 2 Oyster Card PAYG at heathrow and upload £10 each for Piccadilly line to Kings Cross (We staying nearby to Kings Cross station) 2) Purchase two 7day travel card...More
August 03, 2018|
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3. Will save you at least £30. After Edinburgh are you coming back to London?
Tinkabelle
UK
Centralish Travelodge?? (14 Replies)
Just booked trip to London for 18th Aug with a mate. When she's been before she likes to stay at Kings Cross as it's a shortish walk to all the sites and sounds including Camden. Gonna stay at a travelodge for cheapness but unsure which one, Faringdon, Islington or Kings Cross. Coming into Kings Cross station. Help please
May 31, 2007|
Response fromTravellerPlus|
The King's Cross Royal Scot gets a slightly better set of reviews than the TL King's Cross - but really, calling one of the hotels an Islington hotel is trying it on a bit, since the Angel is a good 10-15 minute bus ride away. Both hotels are close-ish to King's X station, with plenty of bus and Tube options - if you get a £26 rate at one, then go for it, as those rooms are the same as those that sell for £49 or £79.
janene j
sydney
London early morning peakhour. (9 Replies)
We will be staying in Westminster and need to get to King Cross station for a 9am train to Scotland. How early do we need to leave our hotel if travelling by taxi? I have the option of booking an 11 am train to avoid the peak hour. Input would be appreciated.
June 29, 2013|
Response fromargyle_mikey|
I'd get a taxi at 8. Funnily enough, "peak hour" travel concerns in London generally relate to crowded tubes and buses - driving cars in central London is but a distant memory for many of us. Mike