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There are 7 ways to get from Canning Town station to British Museum by subway, train, bus, taxi, car 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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Subway  •  31 min

  1. Take the subway from Canning Town station to Waterloo station Jubilee
  2. Take the subway from Waterloo station to Tottenham Court Road station Northern

$5 - $8

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Bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the bus from Canning Town to Covent Garden, Savoy Street N551 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Train, line 8 bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Canning Town DLR Station to Bank DLR Station Dlr
  2. Take the line 8 bus from City of London, Poultry Bank Station to Tottenham Court Road, St Giles High Street 8 / ...

$6 - $7

Line 188 bus  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Take the line 188 bus from Canada Water Bus Station to Russell Square 188

$6 - $7

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Canning Town station to British Museum 7 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Canning Town station to British Museum 7 miles

$1 - $3

Bikeshare  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Cycle from East India Dlr, Blackwall to British Museum, Bloomsbury 6.1 miles

$12 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Canning Town station to British Museum is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Canning Town station to British Museum is to taxi which costs £27 - £32 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canning Town and arriving at Covent Garden, Savoy Street. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

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The distance between Canning Town station and British Museum is 6 miles. The road distance is 7 miles.

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The best way to get from Canning Town station to British Museum without a car is to subway which takes 31 min and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 31 min to get from Canning Town station to British Museum, including transfers.

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Canning Town station to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Canning Town station.

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Canning Town station to British Museum bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Covent Garden, Savoy Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Canning Town station to British Museum is 7 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Canning Town station to British Museum.

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Map of how to get from Canning Town station to British Museum.
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  • Distance: 5.9 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Canning Town station, England and British Museum, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Canning Town station to British Museum 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
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canning Town station to Waterloo station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Waterloo station to Tottenham Court Road station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Canning Town DLR Station to Bank DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Bus operators
London Buses
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from City of London, Poultry Bank Station to Tottenham Court Road, St Giles High Street
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Canning Town to Covent Garden, Savoy Street
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Canada Water Bus Station to Russell Square
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from East India Dlr, Blackwall to British Museum, Bloomsbury
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
London River Services
Taxi from Canning Town station to British Museum
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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