London King's Cross Railway Station to Aldgate East - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 16 mins

London King's Cross Railway Station to Aldgate East

Leave at 00:44 and arrive at 00:55
Journey time 11 mins
You will need to make 2 changes

Start with Hammersmith & City line to Aldgate East

  • Farringdon Underground Station
  • Barbican Underground Station
  • Moorgate Underground Station
  • Liverpool Street Underground Station
  • Aldgate East Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

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    Travel disruption notes

    EAST ROAD, N1: Due to roadworks, Route 135 is currently starting and terminating at Worship Street instead of Old Street Station. As a result, stops from 'Curtain Road' (A) to 'Moorfield Eye Hospital' (A) are being missed towards Old Street Station and stop from 'Old Street Station' (B) to 'Shoreditch High Street Station' (B) are being missed towards the Isle of Dogs.

    London King's Cross Railway Station to Aldgate East

    Leave at 05:02 and arrive at 05:21
    Journey time 19 mins
    You will need to make 2 changes

    Start with Hammersmith & City line to Aldgate

    • Farringdon Underground Station
    • Barbican Underground Station
    • Moorgate Underground Station
    • Liverpool Street Underground Station
    • Aldgate Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    HAMMERSMITH & CITY LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Hammersmith & City line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

    METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

    NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

    Change for Walk to Aldgate East

    • Aldgate East

    Travel disruption notes

    METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

    London King's Cross Railway Station to Aldgate East

    Leave at 05:11 and arrive at 05:31
    Journey time 20 mins
    You will need to make 2 changes

    Start with Circle line or Hammersmith & City line to Aldgate

    • Farringdon Underground Station
    • Barbican Underground Station
    • Moorgate Underground Station
    • Liverpool Street Underground Station
    • Aldgate Underground Station

    Travel disruption notes

    CIRCLE LINE: Until further notice, due to staff shortages in our control room there could be short notice alterations to Circle line and parts of the District line services. This will affect weekday and weekend service and at times will mean there is a reduced service, or no service on this line.

    METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

    NHS Co-Vid 19 Vaccination Centre at the Francis Crick Institute: You must only travel to the NHS vaccination centre if you have received an appointment from the NHS. You will not be vaccinated without one and you cannot arrange one at the centre. For the Francis Crick Institute, use Kings Cross St Pancras station and follow the signs to St Pancras station. Walk through St Pancras and follow the signs for the Midland Road exit.

    Change for Walk to Aldgate East

    • Aldgate East

    Travel disruption notes

    METROPOLITAN LINE: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Aldgate. Use Chiltern Railways services between Harrow-on-the-Hill and Marylebone, however, please note that these services will not call at Rickmansworth this weekend (Metropolitan line trains stop as normal). Replacement buses operate.

    EAST ROAD, N1: Due to roadworks, Route 135 is currently starting and terminating at Worship Street instead of Old Street Station. As a result, stops from 'Curtain Road' (A) to 'Moorfield Eye Hospital' (A) are being missed towards Old Street Station and stop from 'Old Street Station' (B) to 'Shoreditch High Street Station' (B) are being missed towards the Isle of Dogs.

    Buses

    Average journey time: 27 mins

    Cycle

    Average journey time: 20 mins

    Return journey: Aldgate East to London King's Cross Railway Station

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