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There are 5 ways to get from Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station by subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Subway  •  6 min

  1. Take the subway from Embankment station to Cannon Street station Circle / ...

Cheapest option

Line 15 bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Cannon Street 15 / ...

3 alternative options

Line 15 bus via Mansion House  •  18 min

  1. Take the line 15 bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Mansion House 15 / ...

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station 1.8 miles

Walk  •  32 min

  1. Walk from Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station 1.7 miles

Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station by subway

The subway journey time between Charing Cross and Cannon Street Station is around 6 min and covers a distance of around 1 miles. Operated by London Underground (Tube), the Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station subway service departs from Embankment station and arrives in Cannon Street station. Typically 3211 subways run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

3211 Weekly Subways
6 min Average Duration
£2 Cheapest Price
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station is to line 15 bus which costs £2 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station is to taxi which costs £9 - £12 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross and arriving at Cannon Street. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Embankment station station and arriving at Cannon Street station station. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 min.

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The distance between Charing Cross and Cannon Street Station is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station without a car is to subway which takes 6 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The subway from Embankment station to Cannon Street station takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross station.

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Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), depart from Embankment station.

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Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Cannon Street station.

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Map of how to get from Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station.
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  • Distance: 1.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 min

What companies run services between Charing Cross, Greater London, England and Cannon Street Station, England?

London Underground (Tube) operates a vehicle from Embankment station to Cannon Street station every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 6 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Cannon Street every 5 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 16 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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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Embankment station to Cannon Street station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
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 Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Cannon Street
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Bus from Charing Cross, Trafalgar SquareCharing Cross to Mansion House
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
Topcars minicab
Phone
+44 20 8520 1112
Website
topcarsminicab.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
Taxisnetwork
Phone
+44 20 3603 4135
Website
taxisnetwork.com
Station Cars Surrey
Phone
+44 20 8546 5555
Website
stationcarsnetwork.co.uk
Station Cars London
Phone
+44 20 8778 7878
Website
stationcarslondon.com
One-Number Taxi
Phone
+44 871 871 8710
Website
the-london-taxi.com
Ola UK
Phone
+44 77 8745 4870
Website
olacabs.com
MyLifyt London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
mylifyt.com
MinicabRide Limited
Phone
+44 20 7005 0090
Website
minicabride.com
London City Airport Taxis
Phone
+44 20 3740 1947
Website
londoncityairportcab.co.uk
Licenced London Taxi
Phone
+44 20 3633 1777
Website
licensedlondontaxi.co.uk
Dial-A-Cab
Phone
+44 20 7253 5000
Website
dialacab.co.uk
Com Cab
Phone
+44 20 7908 0271
Website
comcab.co.uk
Celine Travel Ltd
Phone
+44 20 8050 3595
Website
celine-minicab.co.uk

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Charing Cross to Cannon Street Station train services, operated by London Underground (Tube), arrive at Cannon Street station.

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