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There are 6 ways to get from Canary Wharf to Westminster by subway, train, ferry, bus, taxi or car

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Subway  •  10 min

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

£2 - £3

Cheapest option

Line 381 bus  •  27 min

  1. Take the line 381 bus from Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Road to Waterloo Road 381

£2

4 alternative options

Train  •  23 min

  1. Take the train from Surrey Quays to Battersea Park

Ferry  •  25 min

  1. Take the ferry from London Canary Wharf to London Embankment Rb6

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canary Wharf to Westminster 6.7 miles

£19 - £23

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Canary Wharf to Westminster 6.7 miles

£1 - £2

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The cheapest way to get from Canary Wharf to Westminster is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 17 min.

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The fastest way to get from Canary Wharf to Westminster is to subway. Taking this option will cost £2 - £3 and takes 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Road and arriving at Waterloo Road. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from London Canary Wharf and arriving at London Embankment. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Canary Wharf station station and arriving at Westminster station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Canary Wharf and Westminster is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Westminster without a car is to subway which takes 10 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Canary Wharf station to Westminster station takes 10 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Canary Wharf to Westminster bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Road station.

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Canary Wharf to Westminster train services, operated by London Overground, depart from Surrey Quays station.

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Map of how to get from Canary Wharf to Westminster.
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  • Distance: 5 miles
  • Duration: 10 min

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

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Canary Wharf station to Westminster station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Rotherhithe, Russia Dock Road to Waterloo Road every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 27 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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Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canary Wharf station to Westminster station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Surrey Quays to Battersea Park
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
London Overground
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, Russia Dock Road to Waterloo Road
Ave. Duration
27 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 London Canary Wharf to London Embankment
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Thames Clippers
Other operators
Taxi from Canary Wharf to Westminster
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
£19 - £23
Greenwich Mini Cabs
Phone
+44 20 3137 7661
Website
greenwichminicabs.com
Greenwich Cabs
Phone
+44 20 8470 3000
Website
greenwichcabs.co.uk
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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The best way to get from Canary Wharf to Westminster is to train which takes 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 381 bus, which costs £2 and takes 27 min.

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Canary Wharf to Westminster bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Waterloo Road station.

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Canary Wharf to Westminster train services, operated by London Overground, arrive at Battersea Park station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canary Wharf to Westminster is 7 miles. It takes approximately 17 min to drive from Canary Wharf to Westminster.

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