There are 5 ways to get from Lewisham to Canary Wharf by train, bus, taxi, 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

Train  •  3 min

  1. Take the train from New Cross ELL to Surrey Quays Dlr

$1 - $3

4 alternative options

Line 47 bus  •  17 min

  1. Take the line 47 bus from Elverson Road to Surrey Quays Shopping Centre 225 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lewisham to Canary Wharf 5.5 miles

$30 - $40

Walk  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Walk from Lewisham to Canary Wharf 3.7 miles

Bikeshare  •  19 min

  1. Cycle from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf 2.1 miles

What companies run services between Lewisham, England and Canary Wharf, England?

London Overground operates a train from Lewisham to Canary Wharf every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 3 min. Dockland Light Railway (DLR) also services this route every 5 minutes. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Lewisham to Canary Wharf every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 17 min.

Train operators
London Overground
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from New Cross ELL to Surrey Quays
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Oyster Card Off-Peak
$1 - $3
Cash
$4 - $7
Oyster Card
$1 - $3
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Lewisham DLR Station to Canary Wharf DLR Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Elverson Road to Surrey Quays Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Saunders Ness Road, Cubitt Town to Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Lewisham to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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

The distance between Lewisham and Canary Wharf is 5 km.

The cheapest way to get from Lewisham to Canary Wharf is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Lewisham to Canary Wharf is to train which takes 3 min and costs £1 - £2.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Cross ELL and arriving at Surrey Quays. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Elverson Road and arriving at Surrey Quays Shopping Centre. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

The train from New Cross ELL to Surrey Quays takes 3 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.