Directions to the Francis Crick Institute

Map of the Crick

Main address (and visitor entrance)

The Francis Crick Institute
1 Midland Road
London NW1 1AT

Located in King's Cross, the Francis Crick Institute is served by rail, tube and bus services, with connections to the major airports.

By tube

The nearest tube station is King's Cross St Pancras (Victoria, Piccadilly, Northern, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Circle).

By train

The closest train stations are St Pancras, King's Cross and Euston, some of the largest in London.

By bus

The number 10, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 390 and 476 bus routes all stop within the immediate vicinity of the Crick.

By car

The Francis Crick Institute has no car parking spaces but there are car parks nearby.

St Pancras train station car park has space for 325 cars. It is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you are going to be parking for over 12 hours you can book online. Season tickets are available on request.

NCP Judd Street, 10 minutes' walk away, has 35 spaces. Season tickets and pre-booking are available.

Metered parking (8:30-18:30) is available on Ossulston Street (three spaces only).

By air

Heathrow Airport

  • Piccadilly line eastbound to King's Cross St Pancras
  • Heathrow Express to Paddington, then Circle or Hammersmith & City line eastbound to King's Cross St Pancras

Gatwick Airport

  • Train to Victoria, then Victoria line northbound to King's Cross St Pancras
  • Gatwick Express train to Victoria, then Victoria line northbound to King's Cross St Pancras

City Airport

  • DLR westbound to Bank, then Northern line northbound to King's Cross St Pancras

Stansted Airport

  • Train to Tottenham Hale, then Victoria line southbound to King's Cross St Pancras
  • Stansted Express to Tottenham Hale, then Victoria line southbound to King's Cross St Pancras

Luton Airport

  • Shuttle bus to Luton Airport Parkway train station, then train to St Pancras International