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There are 6 ways to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station by train, bus, taxi or foot

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Moorgate station  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr

£4 - £9

Cheapest option

Train  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr

£1 - £6

4 alternative options

Line 135 bus via Liverpool Street Station  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 135 bus from Canary Wharf to Liverpool Street Station 135

£4

Line 135 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 135 bus from Canary Wharf to Old Street Roundabout 135

£2

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station 4.3 miles

£22 - £27

Walk  •  1h 17m

  1. Walk from Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station 4 miles

Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station by train and subway

The journey time between Canary Wharf (Station) and Barbican Station is around 23 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 20 min. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR) and London Underground (Tube), the Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station service departs from Canary Wharf DLR Station and arrives in Barbican station. Typically 1551 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23 min
Fastest journey time:
20 min
Journey distance:
4 miles
Services per week:
1551
Cheapest price:
£4
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:05
Last service departs at:
23:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station train and subway schedules

Departing Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Canary Wharf (Station) → Barbican Station
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barbican Station is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barbican Station is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Barbican Station is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 30 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station is to line 135 bus which costs £2 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station is to taxi which costs £22 - £27 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canary Wharf and arriving at Old Street Roundabout. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canary Wharf DLR Station station and arriving at Bank DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf (Station) and Barbican Station is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station without a car is to train via Moorgate station which takes 16 min and costs £4 - £10.

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It takes approximately 16 min to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station, including transfers.

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Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Canary Wharf station.

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

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station is to train via Moorgate station which takes 16 min and costs £4 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 135 bus via Liverpool Street Station, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 30 min.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station.
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  • Distance: 3.5 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

What companies run services between Canary Wharf (Station), England and Barbican Station, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Bank DLR Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £6 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Liverpool Street Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 26 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£4 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
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 Canary Wharf to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Canary Wharf to Old Street Roundabout
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
£22 - £27
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
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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Canary Wharf (Station) to Barbican Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Old Street Roundabout station.

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

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