There are 8 ways to get from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf by subway, bus, ferry, taxi, car, towncar, foot or bike

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Tube  •  11 min

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

$3 - $5

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Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Embankment to Canary Wharf, Canada Square North 751 / ...

$2 - $9

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  40 min

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

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf 5.3 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf 5.3 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf 5.3 miles

$15 - $22

Walk  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Walk from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf 5.1 miles

Bikeshare  •  42 min

  1. Cycle from Craven Street, Strand to Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf 5.2 miles

$11 - $14

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Embankment and arriving at Canary Wharf, Canada Square North. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 37 min.

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Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Embankment Pier and arriving at Canary Wharf Pier. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross and Canary Wharf is 5 miles. The road distance is 5.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf without a car is to Tube which takes 11 min and costs .

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

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Charing Cross to Canary Wharf bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, depart from Embankment station.

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Charing Cross to Canary Wharf bus services, operated by The Kings Ferry, arrive at Canary Wharf, Canada Square North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Charing Cross to Canary Wharf is 5 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf.

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf.
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  • Distance: 4.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between Charing Cross, England and Canary Wharf, England?

The Kings Ferry operates a bus from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 37 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Westminster Underground Station to Canary Wharf Underground Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Canary Wharf, Canada Square North
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Canary Wharf, Canada Square North
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Redwing Coaches
Phone
+44 1474 322002
Email
info@redwing-coaches.co.uk
Website
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.uk
Bus from Embankment to Canary Wharf, Canada Square North
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
redwingcoaches-northkent.co.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 Embankment Stn to London Mile End
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Ferry operators
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to Canary Wharf Pier
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
Pool
$15 - $22
Access
$16 - $22
Assist
$16 - $22
UberX
$16 - $22
UberXL
$23 - $35
Exec
$30 - $45
Lux
$45 - $70
London River Services
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Taxi from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
12 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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