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There are 10 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Big Ben by subway, ferry, bus, taxi, car, towncar, foot or bike

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Subway  •  11 min

  1. Take the subway from Canary Wharf station to Westminster station Jubilee

$3 - $4

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Bus The Kings Ferry  •  41 min

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

$3

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Ferry  •  32 min

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

$10 - $14

Bus Clarkes of London  •  47 min

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

Line 734 bus  •  45 min

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

Taxi  •  11 min

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

$27 - $35

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 - $23

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

$11 - $15

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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 taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South and arriving at Westminster, Banqueting House. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Canary Wharf Pier and arriving at Westminster Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 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 best way to get from Canary Wharf to Big Ben without a car is to subway which takes 11 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The subway from Canary Wharf station to Westminster station takes 11 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Canary Wharf to Big Ben bus services, operated by Clarkes of London, depart from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South station.

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Canary Wharf to Big Ben bus services, operated by Clarkes of London, arrive at Westminster, Banqueting House station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canary Wharf to Big Ben is 5 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Canary Wharf to Big Ben.

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  • Distance: 4.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

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

Clarkes of London operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Big Ben every 2 hours, and the journey takes 36 min. Centaur Coaches also services this route once daily.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
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
36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
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
Once daily
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
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
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Twice daily
Schedules at
brooklinecoaches.co.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$16 - $23
Access
$17 - $24
Assist
$17 - $24
UberX
$17 - $24
UberXL
$25 - $35
Exec
$30 - $45
Lux
$45 - $65
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf to Abingdon Green, Westminster
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Canary Wharf to Big Ben
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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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