There are 10 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Big Ben by subway, ferry, bus, 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 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus The Kings Ferry  •  40 min

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

$2 - $4

8 alternative options

Ferry  •  31 min

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

$11 - $15

Line 734 bus  •  44 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

$30 - $40

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

$16 - $24

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

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

The Kings Ferry operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Big Ben every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 39 min. London Buses also services this route every 3 hours.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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 - $5
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
22 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
5 times a day
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 Canary Wharf, Columbus Courtyard to Westminster, Banqueting House
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
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
$16 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$16 - $24
uberASSIST
$19 - $27
uberX
$19 - $27
ACCESS
$18 - $26
uberXL
$25 - $35
UberEXEC
$35 - $55
UberLUX
$60 - $85
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
$30 - $40
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Canary Wharf to Big Ben?

The distance between Canary Wharf and Big Ben is 7 km. The road distance is 9 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to Big Ben?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Canary Wharf to Big Ben?

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

Is there a direct bus between Canary Wharf and Big Ben?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South and arriving at Westminster Pier. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

Is there a direct ferry between Canary Wharf and Big Ben?

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 29 min.

How long does it take to get from Canary Wharf to Big Ben?

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