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There are 4 ways to get from Beckton to Canary Wharf by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Beckton DLR Station to Poplar DLR Station Dlr

£1 - £5

3 alternative options

Bus  •  20 min

  1. Take the bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Poplar Recreation Ground DLR N551

£2

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Beckton to Canary Wharf 4.2 miles

£13 - £16

Walk  •  1h 18m

  1. Walk from Beckton to Canary Wharf 4.1 miles

Beckton to Canary Wharf by train

The train journey time between Beckton and Canary Wharf is around 18 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. The fastest train normally takes 18 min. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), the Beckton to Canary Wharf train service departs from Beckton DLR Station and arrives in Poplar DLR Station. Typically 957 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
18 min
Fastest train time:
18 min
Trains per week:
957
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:05
Last train departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Beckton to Canary Wharf train schedules

Beckton → Canary Wharf
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Canary Wharf is 111.

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The social distance requirement in Canary Wharf is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beckton to Canary Wharf is to bus which costs £2 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beckton to Canary Wharf is to taxi which costs £13 - £16 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Beckton, Kingsford Way and arriving at Poplar Recreation Ground DLR. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Beckton DLR Station station and arriving at Poplar DLR Station station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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The distance between Beckton and Canary Wharf is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Beckton to Canary Wharf without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The train from Beckton DLR Station to Poplar DLR Station takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Beckton to Canary Wharf bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Beckton, Kingsford Way station.

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Beckton to Canary Wharf train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Beckton DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Beckton to Canary Wharf is to train which takes 18 min and costs £1 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Beckton to Canary Wharf.
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  • Distance: 3.4 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

What companies run services between Beckton, England and Canary Wharf, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Beckton DLR Station to Poplar DLR Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Poplar Recreation Ground DLR hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 20 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Beckton DLR Station to Poplar DLR Station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£2
Cash Fare
£5
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Beckton, Kingsford Way to Poplar Recreation Ground DLR
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Beckton to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£13 - £16
Twelve Transfers
Phone
+44 20 3479 5700
Website
twelvetransfers.co.uk
Longbridge Cars
Phone
+44 20 8507 7724
A to B Minicabs
Phone
+44 20 8594 9290
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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Beckton to Canary Wharf bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Poplar Recreation Ground DLR station.

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Beckton to Canary Wharf train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Poplar DLR Station.

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