There are 9 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Islington by train, subway, ferry, bus, taxi, towncar, foot or bike

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Train  •  4 min

  1. Take the train from Shadwell to Shoreditch High Street Dlr

$1 - $3

8 alternative options

Tube  •  6 min

  1. Take the Tube from Mile End Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station Central / ...

$2 - $4

Train, Tube  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the Tube from Bank Underground Station to Angel Underground Station Northern

$5 - $7

Ferry  •  21 min

  1. Take the ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Blackfriars Pier Rb1 / ...

$9 - $12

Bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the bus from Westferry Station to Old Street Roundabout 135 / ...

$2 - $3

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf to Islington 4.9 miles

$25 - $30

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Canary Wharf to Islington 4.9 miles

$13 - $20

Walk  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Walk from Canary Wharf to Islington 4.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  38 min

  1. Cycle from Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf to Islington Green, Angel 5.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to Islington is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf to Islington is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 4 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf and Islington is 4 miles.

The train from Shadwell to Shoreditch High Street takes 4 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Westferry Station station and arriving at Old Street Roundabout. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shadwell and arriving at Shoreditch High Street. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Canary Wharf Pier and arriving at Blackfriars Pier. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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Canary Wharf to Islington train services, operated by London Overground, depart from New Cross station.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf to Islington.
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  • Distance: 4.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 min

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

London Overground operates a train from Canary Wharf to Islington every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4 min. Dockland Light Railway (DLR) also services this route every 5 minutes. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Islington every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 29 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Shadwell to Shoreditch High Street
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $2
Cash
$4 - $6
Oyster Card
$1 - $2
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from West India Quay DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canary Wharf DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Mile End Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Bank Underground Station to Angel Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Westferry Station to Old Street Roundabout
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.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 City of London, Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Redwing Coaches
Phone
+44 1474 322002
Email
info@redwing-coaches.co.uk
Website
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to City of London, Fenchurch Street
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.uk
Centaur Coaches
Phone
+44 20 8300 3001
Email
info@centaurtravel.co.uk
Website
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from Poplar, Cotton Street to Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Blackfriars Pier
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Canary Wharf to Islington
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$13 - $20
Access
$15 - $21
Assist
$15 - $21
UberX
$15 - $21
UberXL
$21 - $29
Exec
$28 - $40
Lux
$40 - $60
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf to Islington Green, Angel
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Canary Wharf to Islington
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$25 - $30
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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