There are 5 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead by train, bus, taxi, car 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

Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Poplar DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the train from Woolwich Arsenal to Abbey Wood (London)

$8 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 472 bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the line 472 bus from North Greenwich Station to Thamesmead, Southwood Road 472

$3

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead 9.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead 9.7 miles

$2 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Walk from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead 7.2 miles

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

You can take a train from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead via Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station and Woolwich Arsenal in around 26 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 37 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Poplar DLR Station to Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Abbey Wood (London)
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Woolwich Arsenal to Abbey Wood (London)
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from North Greenwich Station to Thamesmead, Southwood Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead?

The distance between Canary Wharf and Thamesmead is 9 km. The road distance is 16 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead?

The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 18 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead?

The quickest way to get from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs £35 - £45.

Is there a direct train between Canary Wharf and Thamesmead?

No, there is no direct train from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead. However, there are services departing from Poplar DLR Station and arriving at Abbey Wood (London) via Woolwich Arsenal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 min.

Is there a direct bus between Canary Wharf and Thamesmead?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from North Greenwich Station and arriving at Thamesmead, Southwood Road. Services depart every five minutes, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

How long does it take to get from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead?

It takes approximately 26 min to get from Canary Wharf to Thamesmead, including transfers.