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Car hire in King's Cross

Car hire in King’s Cross

Found in downtown London, King’s Cross is an area undergoing extensive redevelopment at the moment, with new homes, office buildings and retail space being built. King’s Cross is just 16km away from London City Airport (LCY) on the A1203 arterial road, making it very easy to get to.

What I need to know

With it being in such a busy part of one of the most vibrant cities in the world, there is a huge number of car rental suppliers in King’s Cross. This means that when you use our site to compare car hire, you’ll find the best deal available.

Where to pick up my car

Once you’ve made your booking, King’s Cross car hire is a simple process. You just have to find the right office, hand over your details and pick up your car. There are so many car hire suppliers in the area that yours will likely be within walking distance of the main underground and overground stations in King’s Cross.

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  • “The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
    Diane T

Where to go

After you’ve picked up your car, all of King’s Cross and the wider London area await you. You could head off to a West End show, visit a world-renowned museum or gallery or experience the unparalleled nightlife on offer. Whatever you choose to do, you’re guaranteed to have a great time.

Nearby King’s Cross

If you want to stay local, you can head to Soho to explore the subservice counter-culture and exciting bars and nightclubs. Or you could visit London’s South Bank, where you can see some of the best art galleries in the world. You should also make sure you head to Camden, where you can peruse the market, well-known for its alternative quirkiness.

Longer drives

If you want to feel what your hire car can do, you could head up the M11 to Cambridge, where you can visit one of the most historic university towns in the world. You can also visit Bletchley Park, where some of the most important work during WWII took place.

Eating and drinking

King’s Cross has some of the most exotic and diverse restaurants in the country. You can try virtually everything you could imagine in some of the most incredible converted buildings in London. You can go for casual chain restaurants or formal dining and end up in a buzzing bar.

Things to do

In King’s Cross, you can visit the British Library, which hosts exhibitions and events on truly fascinating and varied subjects. You can also visit the Grant Museum of Zoology, where you can learn about all sorts of wildlife from far and wide. There are also a number of live music venues where you can see amazing concerts.


You should make sure to stop by the St Pancras Gardens, where you can take a quiet stroll away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city. Just a few minutes away from King’s Cross is Covent Garden, where you can visit theatres and galleries and stop for delicious food and drinks.


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