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There are 8 ways to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Blackfriars Station by train, subway, bus, ferry, taxi or foot

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Train  •  13 min

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

£3 - £8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the bus from Canary Wharf to St Pauls, St Paul's Cathedral N550

£2

6 alternative options

Subway  •  26 min

  1. Take the subway from Canary Wharf station to Southwark station Jubilee

£2 - £3

Ferry  •  31 min

  1. Take the ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Blackfriars Pier Rb6 / ...

Line 15 bus via St Pauls, St Paul's Cathedral  •  52 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Poplar, Upper North Street to St Pauls, St Paul's Cathedral 15 / ...

£2

Line 15 bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Poplar, Upper North Street to City of London, City Thameslink Stn Ludgate Circus 15 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to Blackfriars Station 4.4 miles

£13 - £17

Walk  •  1h 16m

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

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The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Blackfriars Station is to bus which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

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The fastest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Blackfriars Station is to taxi. Taking this option will cost £13 - £17 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canary Wharf and arriving at St Pauls, St Paul's Cathedral. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Canary Wharf Pier and arriving at Blackfriars Pier. Services depart every two hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canary Wharf station station and arriving at Southwark station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf (Station) and Blackfriars Station is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Blackfriars Station without a car is to train which takes 13 min and costs £3 - £9.

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It takes approximately 13 min to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Blackfriars Station, including transfers.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Blackfriars Station.
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  • Distance: 3.6 miles
  • Duration: 13 min

What companies run services between Canary Wharf (Station), England and Blackfriars 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 St Pauls, St Paul's Cathedral hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 24 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
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canary Wharf station to Southwark station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 St Pauls, St Paul's Cathedral
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Poplar, Upper North Street to St Pauls, St Paul's Cathedral
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Poplar, Upper North Street to City of London, City Thameslink Stn Ludgate Circus
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
Thames Clippers
Phone
+44 20 7674 2251
Website
thamesclippers.com
Ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Blackfriars Pier
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Thames Clippers
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to Blackfriars Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
£13 - £17
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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The best way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Blackfriars Station is to train which takes 13 min and costs £3 - £9. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

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Canary Wharf (Station) to Blackfriars Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at St Pauls, St Paul's Cathedral station.

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

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There are 20005+ hotels available in Blackfriars Station. Prices start at £75 per night.

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