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There are 3 ways to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London by train, taxi or foot

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Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Poplar DLR Station to Custom House Dlr

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London 2.8 miles

Walk  •  48 min

  1. Walk from Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London 2.5 miles

Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London by walk and train

The journey time between Canary Wharf (Station) and ExCeL London is around 8 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 8 min. Services are operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR). Typically 1180 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
8 min
Fastest journey time:
8 min
Journey distance:
3 miles
Services per week:
1180
Cheapest price:
£1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:01
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London walk and train schedules

Departing Sunday, September 19, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London is to train which costs £1 - £5 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London is to taxi which costs £9 - £12 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Poplar DLR Station station and arriving at Custom House. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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It is approximately 2 miles to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London.

The best way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London without a car is to train which takes 23 min and costs £1 - £5.

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The train from Poplar DLR Station to Custom House takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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

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Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Custom House station.

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There are 3728+ hotels available in ExCeL London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London.
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  • Distance: 2.1 miles
  • Duration: 23 min

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

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Poplar DLR Station to Custom House every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Poplar DLR Station to Custom House
Ave. Duration
9 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
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to ExCeL London
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
£9 - £12
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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