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There are 6 ways to get from Canary Wharf to London Eye by subway, bus, ferry, taxi or foot

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

Subway  •  15 min

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

£2 - £3

Cheapest option

Line 381 bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 381 bus from Rotherhithe, Bywater Place to Waterloo Station York Road 381

£2

4 alternative options

Ferry  •  38 min

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

Ferry via Embankment Pier  •  36 min

  1. Take the ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Embankment Pier Rb6 / ...

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf to London Eye 5.4 miles

£28 - £35

Walk  •  1h 35m

  1. Walk from Canary Wharf to London Eye 5 miles

Canary Wharf to London Eye by subway and walk

The journey time between Canary Wharf and London Eye is around 9 min and covers a distance of around 5 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 8 min. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the Canary Wharf to London Eye service departs from Canary Wharf station and arrives in London Eye. Typically 3638 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9 min
Fastest journey time:
8 min
Services per week:
3638
Cheapest price:
£2
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:00
Last service departs at:
23:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Canary Wharf to London Eye subway and walk schedules

Canary Wharf → London Eye
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Canary Wharf to London Eye is to line 381 bus, which costs £2 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf to London Eye is to taxi which costs £28 - £35 and takes 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotherhithe, Bywater Place and arriving at Waterloo Station York Road station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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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 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canary Wharf station station and arriving at Waterloo station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf and London Eye is 4 miles.

The best way to get from Canary Wharf to London Eye without a car is to subway which takes 15 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Canary Wharf station to Waterloo station takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Canary Wharf to London Eye bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Rotherhithe, Bywater Place station.

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Canary Wharf to London Eye train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Canary Wharf station.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf to London Eye.
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  • Distance: 4.3 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Canary Wharf, England and London Eye, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Canary Wharf station to Waterloo station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Rotherhithe, Bywater Place to Waterloo Station York Road every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canary Wharf station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
London Buses

London’s bus network covers Greater London with a 24-hour service, allowing you to take in the famous monuments and streetscapes from an iconic red double-decker bus. All London buses are all cashless, so you will need an Oyster card, Travel card or use contactless payment. You can also purchase a one-day bus-only pass from Tube stations. On the bus, you only need to touch on with your Oyster card (not off).

Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Rotherhithe, Bywater Place to Waterloo Station York Road
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Ferry operators
Thames Clippers
Phone
+44 20 7674 2251
Website
thamesclippers.com
Ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Westminster Pier
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Thames Clippers
Ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Thames Clippers
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf to London Eye
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Weso Local
Phone
+44 208 8855 555
Website
cheaptaxifare.com
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Black Cabs
Phone
+44 7464 949 740
Stratford City Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 5454
Website
stratfordcitycars.co.uk
Seven Fives
Phone
+44 20 8555 5555
Eurolink Cars
Phone
+44 20 8555 8888
Website
eurolinkcars.co.uk

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Canary Wharf to London Eye bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Waterloo Station York Road.

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Canary Wharf to London Eye train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Waterloo station.

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