There are 8 ways to get from Covent Garden 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  •  9 min

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

$3 - $4

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Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Embankment to Canary Wharf, Canada Square North 715 / ...

$2 - $9

6 alternative options

Ferry  •  27 min

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

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Covent Garden to Canary Wharf 5.3 miles

$27 - $35

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Covent Garden to Canary Wharf 5.3 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Covent Garden to Canary Wharf 5.3 miles

$14 - $21

Walk  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Walk from Covent Garden to Canary Wharf 4.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  39 min

  1. Cycle from Southampton Street, Strand to Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf 4.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Covent Garden to Canary Wharf is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Covent Garden to Canary Wharf is to Tube which costs £2 - £3 and takes 9 min.

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The distance between Covent Garden and Canary Wharf is 4 miles. The road distance is 5.3 miles.

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The Tube from Waterloo Underground Station to Canary Wharf Underground Station takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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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 hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.

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What companies run services between Covent Garden, Greater London, England and Canary Wharf, England?

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

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
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 Temple, Aldwych to Canary Wharf, Canada Square South
Ave. Duration
25 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
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
Centaur Coaches
Phone
+44 20 8300 3001
Email
info@centaurtravel.co.uk
Website
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from Blackfriars to Canary Wharf, West India Avenue
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
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
$10 - $13
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Covent Garden to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$14 - $21
uberACCESS
$16 - $23
uberASSIST
$16 - $23
uberX
$16 - $23
uberXL
$23 - $35
UberEXEC
$30 - $45
UberLUX
$50 - $70
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Southampton Street, Strand to Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Covent Garden to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$27 - $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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