Location

Excelsior Hotel in London is close to Saint Pancras International train station, where the Eurostar departs for Paris; just a short distance away are bus and underground links which directly connect Kings Cross, with Heathrow, Luton and Gatwick airports.

 

Nearest Train Stations

Kings Cross Station

Come out of the main terminal of Kings Cross station and onto the Euston Road, cross over the road. In between the Post Office and the Barclays Bank is Belgrove Road, follow the road to the top and this leads into Argyle Square. Excelsior Hotel London is at no.41-42.

Euston Station

Come out of the station and onto the Euston road, turn left and walk towards Kings Cross station, this about 5-8 minutes walk. Once you reach Kings Cross station cross over the Euston road and follow Belgrove road to the top of the street which leads into Argyle Square. Belgrove Road is situated in between the Post Office and Barclays Bank off the Euston Road.

Stansted Airport

Stansted Express

This express train service takes you from Stansted Airport to Liverpool Street Station. You then need to take one of three options, either Metropolitan line, Circle line or Hammersmith and City line, all three of these lines will connect you between Liverpool Street Station and Kings Cross Station by tube.

From 6am -10pm there is an express service every 30 minutes. Journey time is up to 1 hour from Airport to Liverpool Street Station.

You can buy a ticket on arrival at Stansted Airport or Liverpool Street Station. Or to pre book the ticket call 08457 44 4422 or Non UK residents call National rail Enquiries on +44 (0) 139 220 220 62.

Car Rental

All major rental car companies have counters at Stansted.

Luton Airport

First Capital Connect

There is a regular direct service from the Airport to Kings Cross Station. You need to take a First Capital Connect connection train from Luton Airport Parkway direct to Kings Cross Station.

Journey time is approx. 30 minutes. The best option would be to buy an all zone travelcard for £4.50. Services run from 06.10 - 21.00 Monday - Friday. Weekend trains run every 20 minutes.

Car Rental

All major rental car companies have counters at Luton Airport.

Heathrow Airport

Underground

At last check cost of one way travel to Kings Cross was £3.20. We recommend you buy a system- wide travel card for £4.50, which allows unlimited travel for the rest of the day. The travel card is available after 9.30am. We are a 2 minute walk from Kings Cross station.

Taxis

London's famous black cabs are available outside all terminals. If you have excess luggage, this is the best way to travel to the hotel.Trip to Kings Cross will set you back £35.00 - £40.00 and could take from 30 minutes to over an hour depending on traffic.

A less expensive option would be to take a minicab. This needs to be pre arranged. Please call us at the hotel on +44 207 837 0571 and we can help with these arrangements.

Buses

Follow signs to the central bus station for Heathrow Terminals 1, 2, 3. For Terminal 4 go to info desk in the arrivals area after customs. The hotel is only 10 minutes from Euston station by foot and 3 minutes by taxi.

Car Rental

All major rental car companies have counters at Heathrow.

Gatwick Airport

First Capital Connect

Directly to Kings Cross. First Capital Connect provides good rail service from the Gatwick station to Kings Cross station. Trains leave from Gatwick around 5.45am until Midnight, with a travel time of around 35 minutes. Purchase a ticket at one of the ticket office before boarding. The one way fare is about £10.00. Check British Rail information office in the station.

Gatwick Express

The Gatwick Express train is the fastest way to get into London, but when going to Kings Cross you will have to change at Victoria.

British rail operates the Gatwick Express to VICTORIA station. The walk to the airport rail terminal in the south Terminal is convenient. From the North terminal, take the free shuttle service to the South Terminal which drops you off right by the airport rail station. Purchase tickets at the ticket office for about £10.00 one way, with travel time of 30 minutes. Trains leave every 15 minutes from 6.50am - 8.50pm.and every 30-60 minutes during the night.

From Victoria station take the Victoria line direct to Kings Cross station by tube, this will take approximately 8 minutes.

Buses

Jetlink operates an express bus to Victoria Coach station from Gatwick via Wandsworth and Chessington. The fare will be about £8.00 one way and journey time is 60 minutes. Coach/bus station on the ground floor of the South terminal provides service to many towns around the UK.

Car Rental

All major rental car companies have counters at Gatwick.