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

Recommended option

Tube  •  11 min

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

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canary Wharf N550 / ...

$2 - $9

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  27 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

$29 - $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

$16 - $24

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

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

London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 30 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
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
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
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Embankment Pier to Canary Wharf Pier
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
$16 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$16 - $24
uberASSIST
$19 - $27
uberX
$19 - $27
ACCESS
$18 - $26
uberXL
$25 - $35
UberEXEC
$35 - $55
UberLUX
$60 - $85
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Craven Street, Strand to Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$29 - $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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf?

The distance between Charing Cross and Canary Wharf is 7 km. The road distance is 9 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf?

The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf?

The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf is to Tube which takes 11 min and costs £2 - £4.

Is there a direct bus between Charing Cross and Canary Wharf?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Canary Wharf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 30 min.

Is there a direct ferry between Charing Cross and Canary Wharf?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Embankment Pier and arriving at Canary Wharf Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

How long does it take to get from Charing Cross to Canary Wharf?

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