Luggage storage in King’s Cross Station
Discovering London is definitely an enriching experience. Carrying around your suitcase before or after arriving can ruin your day.
Many attractions don’t allow big bags or suitcases for safety reasons. There are many options to store your bags, suitcases or sports gear in King’s Cross station. Here are the main solutions to free yourself and go enjoying the wonders of London without having to carry around your baggage.
Interactive luggage storage price map
Below you can find an interactive map to easily locate luggage storage solutions around King’s Cross station and choose the most convenient one for your needs. By clicking on a location, you can see the details, prices, luggage insurance and a link to more information such as facilities opening hours.
Browse, explore and make your choice!
How much would storing my luggage in King’s cross cost?
|Company||LuggageHero||Excess Baggage||BagBnB||Access Self Storage|
Never more than €10 per day
|6£ per bag for 0-3 hours 12.5£ for 3-24 hours||5£ per day||10.5£ per bag per day|
|Insurance||Yes, up to 2500€ per bag||No||No||No|
Types of luggage storage around King’s Cross
You can find below a description of the different types of luggage storage solutions available in the surroundings of King’s Cross stations with their characteristics.
“AirBnB luggage storage” with LuggageHero and BagBnB
Companies such as LuggageHero and BagBnB allow travelers to drop their luggage in a secured restaurant, hotel or bar, providing cheaper prices and more flexibility compared to the traditional luggage storage facilities.
These two companies offer similar services, though being different in several ways: LuggageHero allows customers to pay only for the exact time their luggage is stored, while BagBnB proposes their service at a unique price for the first 24 hours. BagBnB asks their client a booking-fee whereas LuggageHero only makes their clients pay if they show up for the booking. In both cases, the items are sealed with official tags. The opening hours fluctuate according to the local shop in which you store your suitcases, but overnight luggage storage is possible.
Self storage with Access Self Storage.
Access Self Storage provides their customers with a locker of 1 square meter, which can contain up to 5 suitcases. You still have to pay a fee per suitcase and the Access Self Storage facilities close relatively early.
Storage offices with Excess Baggage Storage
Excess Baggage Storage offers luggage storage solutions in the form of offices. These offices are present in most of the stations and are open from 7 am until 11 pm. Group discounts are available under some conditions.
King’s Cross Station’s particularities
King’s Cross has been named after the statue of King George IV installed on an important crossroads at the time. The statue has been demolished but has given the whole area and the station its name. Historically the biggest station in all of Britain, King’s Cross station remains one of the most important train stations in London. It is located in the Northern part of the City, at a very close distance from St Pancras International station which is hosting the Eurostar. These two stations are the main national transportation services of this London district. Euston station is also relatively close.
King’s Cross St Pancras tube station allows passengers to reach all parts of London thanks to the Victoria line, the Metropolitan line, the Hammersmith & City line, and the Circle line. It is located at the crossroads between Euston Road, Pentonville Road, and York Way.
There are a number of tourist attractions nearby such as the Harry Potter’s famous 9 ¾ Platform inside King’s Cross station, Regent’s Park and the British Library, the biggest library in the world.
Facilities in King’s Cross Station
- The tickets office is available from 6 am until 10:15 pm. They provide “tickets for today” or “tickets in advance” solutions, as well as ticket machines.
- Showers, baby care facilities and toilets are available inside the station in exchange for a fee.
- A multitude of restaurants, snack places, and coffee shops are present in King’s Cross station.
- Passengers can also find shops such as Boots WHSmith, TV Levin and buy official Harry Potter merchandise.