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There are 5 ways to get from Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands by train, bus, taxi or foot

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Train via Bank station  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to Canary Wharf DLR Station Dlr

£3 - £8

Cheapest option

Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Bank DLR Station to Canary Wharf DLR Station Dlr

£1 - £6

3 alternative options

Line 135 bus  •  29 min

  1. Take the line 135 bus from Liverpool Street Station to Canary Wharf 135

£2

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands 3.7 miles

£19 - £24

Walk  •  1h 4m

  1. Walk from Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands 3.4 miles

Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands by subway, train and walk

The journey time between Liverpool Street Station and London Docklands is around 16 min and covers a distance of around 4 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 14 min. Services are operated by London Underground (Tube) and Dockland Light Railway (DLR). Typically 1533 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
16 min
Fastest journey time:
14 min
Services per week:
1533
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:02
Last service departs at:
23:52

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands subway, train and walk schedules

Departing Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Liverpool Street Station → London Docklands
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London Docklands is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands is to line 135 bus which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands is to taxi which costs £19 - £24 and takes 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Liverpool Street Station station and arriving at Canary Wharf. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 26 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bank DLR Station station and arriving at Canary Wharf DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 min.

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The distance between Liverpool Street Station and London Docklands is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands without a car is to train via Bank station which takes 17 min and costs £2 - £9.

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It takes approximately 17 min to get from Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands, including transfers.

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Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Liverpool Street Station.

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Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), depart from Bank DLR Station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands is to train via Bank station which takes 17 min and costs £2 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 135 bus, which costs £2 and takes 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands.
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  • Distance: 2.9 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Liverpool Street Station, England and London Docklands, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from Bank DLR Station to Canary Wharf DLR Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £1 - £6 and the journey takes 10 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Liverpool Street Station to Canary Wharf every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 and the journey takes 26 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Bank DLR Station to Canary Wharf DLR Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £6
Website
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Cash Fare
£4 - £6
Oyster or Contactless Off Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
Oyster or Contactless Peak Time Fare
£1 - £2
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 Liverpool Street Station to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Gipsy Hill Cabs Airport Transfers
Phone
+44 20 8659 9999
Website
gipsyhillminicabs.co.uk
Tranzitt
Phone
+44 203 950 8070
Website
tranzitt.co.uk
The Keen Group
Phone
+44 20 8875 4994
Website
thekeengroup.co.uk
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
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
Minicabs North London
Phone
+44 208 226 5472
Website
minicabsnorthlondon.co.uk

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Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Canary Wharf station.

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Liverpool Street Station to London Docklands train services, operated by Dockland Light Railway (DLR), arrive at Canary Wharf DLR Station.

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