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

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Average journey time: 25 mins

London King's Cross Railway Station to Canonbury

Leave at 00:44 and arrive at 01:06
Journey time 22 mins
You will need to make 3 changes

Start with Victoria line to Highbury & Islington

  • Highbury & Islington Underground Station

Travel disruption notes

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.

Travelling to the Covid-19 Vaccination Centre at Business Design Centre, Islington? Do not travel to a vaccination centre unless you have been contacted by the NHS and have an appointment booked - you will not be vaccinated. You cannot book an appointment by going to a centre. The centre is located in Upper Street, and the nearest stations are Angel, Essex Road and Highbury & Islington. There are signed walking routes and bus connections from each of these stations.

Change for Walk to Canonbury Station

    Travel disruption notes

    Canonbury: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to platforms 2 & 3. For destinations via Canada Water take a train from platform 1 and change at Highbury & Islington. For destinations via Willesden Jn take a train from platform 3

    PICCADILLY, W1V: Due to roadworks, Route 9 14 19 38 N9 N19 N38 and N97 buses will be on diversion eastbound from 21:00 on 09 April to 05:00 on 10 April. Buses will miss stops from 'Old Park Lane/Old Rock Cafe' to 'Piccadilly Circus', and be diverted via Park Lane, Oxford Street and Regent Street.

    Change for

      Travel disruption notes

      We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

      Canonbury: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to platforms 2 & 3. For destinations via Canada Water take a train from platform 1 and change at Highbury & Islington. For destinations via Willesden Jn take a train from platform 3

      London King's Cross Railway Station to Canonbury

      Leave at 05:17 and arrive at 05:56
      Journey time 39 mins
      You will need to make 4 changes

      Start with Hammersmith & City line or Circle line to Liverpool Street

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

      TFL RAIL: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

      GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

      Change for London Overground to Hackney Downs Rail Station

      • Hackney Downs Rail Station

      Travel disruption notes

      TFL RAIL: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Stratford / Newbury Park. Replacement buses operate.

      GREATER ANGLIA: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 April, no service between Liverpool Street and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria / Southminster. Use Central line connections between Liverpool Street and Newbury Park. Connecting replacement buses operate between Newbury Park and Ingatestone / Southend Victoria, also between Shenfield and Ingatestone, and between Wickford and Southminster.

      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.

      Change for Walk to Hackney Central Station

      • Hackney Central Station

      Travel disruption notes

      Canonbury: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to platforms 2 & 3. For destinations via Canada Water take a train from platform 1 and change at Highbury & Islington. For destinations via Willesden Jn take a train from platform 3

      Change for London Overground to Canonbury Rail Station

      • Dalston Kingsland Rail Station
      • Canonbury Rail Station

      Travel disruption notes

      Canonbury: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to platforms 2 & 3. For destinations via Canada Water take a train from platform 1 and change at Highbury & Islington. For destinations via Willesden Jn take a train from platform 3

      London King's Cross Railway Station to Canonbury

      Leave at 05:42 and arrive at 05:57
      Journey time 15 mins
      You will need to make 3 changes

      Start with Victoria line to Highbury & Islington

      • Highbury & Islington Underground Station

      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.

      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.

      Travelling to the Covid-19 Vaccination Centre at Business Design Centre, Islington? Do not travel to a vaccination centre unless you have been contacted by the NHS and have an appointment booked - you will not be vaccinated. You cannot book an appointment by going to a centre. The centre is located in Upper Street, and the nearest stations are Angel, Essex Road and Highbury & Islington. There are signed walking routes and bus connections from each of these stations.

      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.

      Change for London Overground to Canonbury Rail Station

      • Canonbury Rail Station

      Travel disruption notes

      Travelling to the Covid-19 Vaccination Centre at Business Design Centre, Islington? Do not travel to a vaccination centre unless you have been contacted by the NHS and have an appointment booked - you will not be vaccinated. You cannot book an appointment by going to a centre. The centre is located in Upper Street, and the nearest stations are Angel, Essex Road and Highbury & Islington. There are signed walking routes and bus connections from each of these stations.

      Canonbury: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to platforms 2 & 3. For destinations via Canada Water take a train from platform 1 and change at Highbury & Islington. For destinations via Willesden Jn take a train from platform 3

      PICCADILLY, W1V: Due to roadworks, Route 9 14 19 38 N9 N19 N38 and N97 buses will be on diversion eastbound from 21:00 on 09 April to 05:00 on 10 April. Buses will miss stops from 'Old Park Lane/Old Rock Cafe' to 'Piccadilly Circus', and be diverted via Park Lane, Oxford Street and Regent Street.

      Change for

        Travel disruption notes

        We are committed to helping London's schools remain open and operate safely and to help this we will be adding over 200 extra buses to our network from Monday 8 March. We will also be prioritising some of our bus services for school travel from this date. Government guidance allows for all seats to be occupied on these 'school services', doubling their capacity, which is currently limited due to necessary social distancing. These 'school services' will be clearly signed and will operate on several key routes between 0730-0900 (some routes will run until 0930) and 1430-1630 on weekdays. On designated routes 'school services' will operate on an every other bus basis. We ask that schoolchildren travelling without adults use the designated 'school services' where these are provided, to help ensure space for customers on other services.

        Canonbury: No Step Free Access - Step free access is not available to platforms 2 & 3. For destinations via Canada Water take a train from platform 1 and change at Highbury & Islington. For destinations via Willesden Jn take a train from platform 3

        Buses

        Average journey time: 33 mins

        Cycle

        Average journey time: 14 mins

        Return journey: Canonbury to London King's Cross Railway Station

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