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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station

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Train via Whitechapel Underground Station

  1. Take the train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station

Line 135 bus

  1. Take the line 135 bus from Canary Wharf to Shadwell, Watney Market

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Canary Wharf to Whitechapel, Old Montague Street

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station

Walk

  1. Walk from Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station

Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station by train

The train journey time between Canary Wharf (Station) and Whitechapel Underground Station is around 13 min and covers a distance of around 2 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 5 min. The fastest train normally takes 11 min. Operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR) and London Overground, the Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station train service departs from Canary Wharf DLR Station and arrives in Whitechapel. Typically 1040 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
8 min
Layover time:
5 min
Total time:
13 min

Train route information

Fastest train time:
11 min
Train distance:
2 miles
Trains per week:
1040
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last trains

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

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station train schedules

Departing Saturday, September 25, 2021

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

  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Whitechapel Underground Station is 111.

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

The social distance requirement in Whitechapel Underground 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: 21 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station is to train which costs £1 - £5 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station is to taxi which costs £14 - £17 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canary Wharf and arriving at Shadwell, Watney Market. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canary Wharf DLR Station station and arriving at Shadwell DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf (Station) and Whitechapel Underground Station is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station without a car is to train which takes 14 min and costs £1 - £5.

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It takes approximately 14 min to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station, including transfers.

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

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Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground 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 Whitechapel Underground Station is to train which takes 14 min and costs £1 - £5. Alternatively, you can line 135 bus, which costs £2 and takes 23 min.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station.
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  • Distance: 2 miles
  • Duration: 14 min

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

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £5 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Shadwell, Watney Market every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 14 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Shadwell DLR Station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £5
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£4 - £5
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 Shadwell, Watney Market
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Canary Wharf to Whitechapel, Old Montague Street
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
£14 - £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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Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Shadwell, Watney Market station.

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Canary Wharf (Station) to Whitechapel Underground Station train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Shadwell DLR Station.

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