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There are 8 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Islington by train, subway, bus, taxi, 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.

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Train  •  4 min

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

$1 - $3

7 alternative options

Subway  •  5 min

  1. Take the subway from Mile End station to Liverpool Street station Central / ...

$2 - $4

Subway via Canary Wharf station  •  15 min

  1. Take the subway from Canary Wharf station to London Bridge station Jubilee
  2. Take the subway from London Bridge station to Angel station Northern

$5 - $8

Bus  •  21 min

  1. Take the bus from Limehouse Police Station to Liverpool Street Station N551 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  11 min

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

$25 - $31

Uber  •  11 min

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

$15 - $22

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

$11 - $15

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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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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Limehouse Police Station station and arriving at Liverpool Street Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 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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The distance between Canary Wharf and Islington is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Islington without a car is to train which takes 4 min and costs £1 - £2.

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

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Canary Wharf to Islington bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Limehouse Police Station.

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

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Islington is to train which takes 4 min and costs £1 - £2. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £2 and takes 21 min.

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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 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 4 min. Dockland Light Railway (DLR) also services this route every 10 minutes. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Islington every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 21 min. Four 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 15 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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
London Underground (Tube)
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Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Mile End station to Liverpool Street station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canary Wharf station to London Bridge station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from London Bridge station to Angel station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Limehouse Police Station to Liverpool Street Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 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 Cannon Street
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
thekingsferry.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 Cannon Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
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 Cannon Street
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Once daily
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Canary Wharf to Islington
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$15 - $22
Access
$16 - $22
Assist
$16 - $22
UberX
$16 - $22
UberXL
$22 - $30
Exec
$28 - $40
Lux
$45 - $60
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf to Islington Green, Angel
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Canary Wharf to Islington
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31
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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Canary Wharf to Islington bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Liverpool Street Station.

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Canary Wharf to Islington train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Shoreditch High Street station.

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