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

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the subway from Bank station to Holborn station Central

£3 - £8

Cheapest option

Bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the bus from Canary Wharf to Temple, The Royal Courts of Justice N550

£2

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  36 min

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

Line 15 bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Poplar, Upper North Street to Temple, The Royal Courts of Justice 15 / ...

£2

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to Holborn 5.1 miles

£15 - £18

Walk  •  1h 34m

  1. Walk from Canary Wharf (Station) to Holborn 4.9 miles

Canary Wharf (Station) to Holborn by buses

The bus journey time between Canary Wharf (Station) and Holborn is around 28 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 26 min. Operated by London Buses, the Canary Wharf (Station) to Holborn bus service departs from Canary Wharf and arrives in Temple, The Royal Courts of Justice. Typically 103 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
28 min
Fastest bus time:
26 min
Buses per week:
103
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
00:01
Last bus departs at:
06:02

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canary Wharf (Station) to Holborn bus schedules

Canary Wharf (Station) → Holborn
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Holborn is to bus which costs £2 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Holborn is to taxi which costs £15 - £18 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canary Wharf and arriving at Temple, The Royal Courts of Justice. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Canary Wharf Pier and arriving at Embankment Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Canary Wharf (Station) station to Holborn station. However, there are services departing from Canary Wharf DLR Station and arriving at Holborn station via Bank station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 min.

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

The best way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Holborn without a car is to train and subway which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £9.

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

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

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Canary Wharf (Station) to Holborn 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 Holborn.
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  • Distance: 4.4 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

London Buses operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Temple, The Royal Courts of Justice hourly. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 27 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 Bank station to Holborn station
Ave. Duration
4 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 Temple, The Royal Courts of Justice
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Poplar, Upper North Street to Temple, The Royal Courts of Justice
Ave. Duration
40 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 Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Thames Clippers
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to Holborn
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
£15 - £18
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 Holborn bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Temple, The Royal Courts of Justice station.

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Canary Wharf (Station) to Holborn train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Holborn station.

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