There are 13 ways to get from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery by subway, bus, ferry, taxi, car, towncar, foot or bike

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Recommended option

Tube  •  24 min

  1. Take the Tube from Canary Wharf Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station Jubilee

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the bus from Limehouse, Burdett Road to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square N550 / ...

$3

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Tube via Mile End Underground Station  •  25 min

  1. Take the Tube from Mile End Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station Circle / ...

$3 - $4

Bus via Canary Wharf  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from Canary Wharf to Charing Cross N550

$3

Bus National Express  •  35 min

  1. Take the bus from London Mile End to London Embankment Stn National Express

$5 - $8

Ferry  •  35 min

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

$10 - $13

Line 770 bus  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 770 bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to Westminster, Banqueting House 761 / ...

$4

Line 15 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Poplar, Upper North Street to Charing Cross, Bedford Street 15 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery 5.4 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery 5.4 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery 5.4 miles

$15 - $22

Walk  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Walk from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery 5.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  46 min

  1. Cycle from Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf to St. Martin's Street, West End 5.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery is to taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 11 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Limehouse, Burdett Road and arriving at Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Canary Wharf Pier and arriving at Embankment Pier. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf and National Portrait Gallery is 5 miles. The road distance is 5.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery without a car is to Tube which takes 24 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The Tube from Canary Wharf Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station takes 11 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery bus services, operated by National Express, depart from London Mile End station.

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Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Embankment Stn station.

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

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery.
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  • Distance: 4.6 miles
  • Duration: 24 min

What companies run services between Canary Wharf, England and National Portrait Gallery, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 30 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canary Wharf Underground Station to Westminster Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Mile End Underground Station to Embankment Underground Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Limehouse, Burdett Road to Charing Cross, Trafalgar Square
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf to Charing Cross
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Poplar, Upper North Street to Charing Cross, Bedford Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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 Mile End to London Embankment Stn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
nationalexpress.com
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
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Embankment Pier
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$15 - $22
Access
$16 - $23
Assist
$16 - $23
UberX
$16 - $23
UberXL
$23 - $35
Exec
$30 - $45
Lux
$50 - $70
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf to St. Martin's Street, West End
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Canary Wharf to National Portrait Gallery
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$28 - $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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