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There are 4 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Essex by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Stratford (London) to White Notley

$20 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus, line 133 bus  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London Bow to Stansted Airport London National Express
  2. Take the line 133 bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park 133

$14 - $21

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf to Essex 44.4 miles

$200 - $250

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf to Essex 44.4 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to Essex is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf to Essex is to taxi which costs £150 - £190 and takes 56 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Canary Wharf to Essex. However, there are services departing from London Bow and arriving at Black Notley, Bulford Lane via Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 55 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf and Essex is 35 miles. The road distance is 44.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Essex without a car is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £15 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Canary Wharf to Essex, including transfers.

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Canary Wharf to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Bow station.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Essex is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs £15 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus and line 133 bus, which costs £10 - £17 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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Canary Wharf to Essex bus services, operated by Arriva UK, arrive at Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canary Wharf to Essex is 44 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Canary Wharf to Essex.

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  • Distance: 34.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

What companies run services between Canary Wharf, England and Essex, England?

Greater Anglia operates a train from Canary Wharf to Essex hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Canary Wharf to Essex via Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park in around 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Bow to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Stansted Airport, Coach Station to Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf to Essex
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$200 - $250
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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