There are 11 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Big Ben by subway, bus, ferry, taxi, car, towncar, foot or bike

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

Tube  •  11 min

  1. Take the Tube from Canary Wharf Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station Jubilee

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus The Kings Ferry  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to Westminster Pier 751 / ...

$2 - $4

9 alternative options

Line 010 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 010 bus from Mile End to Westminster Pier 010

$5 - $8

Ferry  •  33 min

  1. Take the ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Westminster Pier Rb1

$10 - $13

Line 734 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 734 bus from Canary Wharf, Columbus Courtyard to Waterloo, London Eye 734

$4

Bus Clarkes of London  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to Westminster, Banqueting House 761 / ...

$4

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf to Big Ben 5.4 miles

$27 - $33

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf to Big Ben 5.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Canary Wharf to Big Ben 5.4 miles

$14 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Walk from Canary Wharf to Big Ben 5.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  48 min

  1. Cycle from Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf to Abingdon Green, Westminster 5.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to Big Ben is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf to Big Ben is to Tube which costs £2 - £4 and takes 11 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf and Big Ben is 4 miles. The road distance is 5.4 miles.

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The Tube from Canary Wharf Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station takes 11 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mile End and arriving at Westminster Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Canary Wharf Pier and arriving at Westminster Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf to Big Ben.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 4.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between Canary Wharf, England and Big Ben, England?

National Express operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Big Ben hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canary Wharf Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Road to Westminster, Parliament Square
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Brookline
Phone
+44 1732 845656
Email
info@brooklinecoaches.co.uk
Website
brooklinecoaches.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Columbus Courtyard to Waterloo, London Eye
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
brooklinecoaches.co.uk
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to Westminster, Banqueting House
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Centaur Coaches
Phone
+44 20 8300 3001
Email
info@centaurtravel.co.uk
Website
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from Poplar, Cotton Street to Westminster, Banqueting House
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Canary Wharf to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$14 - $21
Access
$16 - $23
Assist
$16 - $23
UberX
$16 - $23
UberXL
$23 - $35
Exec
$30 - $45
Lux
$45 - $65
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf to Abingdon Green, Westminster
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Canary Wharf to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$27 - $33
Call A Cab
Phone
+44 20 8901 4444
Website
callacab.com
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 75 1905 5741
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab-london.co.uk

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