There are 6 ways to get from London Docklands to Aldgate East by train, bus, taxi, 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

Train  •  26 min

  1. Take the train from Poplar DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station Dlr

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 135 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 135 bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to Aldgate East N550 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Docklands to Aldgate East 2.6 miles

$15 - $19

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Docklands to Aldgate East 2.6 miles

$9 - $14

Walk  •  53 min

  1. Walk from London Docklands to Aldgate East 2.8 miles

Bikeshare  •  26 min

  1. Cycle from Jubilee Plaza, Canary Wharf to Central House, Aldgate 3.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Docklands to Aldgate East is to line 135 bus which costs £2 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from London Docklands to Aldgate East is to taxi which costs £11 - £14 and takes 5 min.

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The distance between London Docklands and Aldgate East is 2 miles.

The train from Poplar DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South and arriving at Aldgate East. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Poplar DLR Station station and arriving at Tower Gateway DLR Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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What companies run services between London Docklands, England and Aldgate East, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from London Docklands to Aldgate East every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from London Docklands to Aldgate East every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 23 min.

Train operators
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Poplar DLR Station to Tower Gateway DLR Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Docklands to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$9 - $14
uberACCESS
$9 - $14
uberASSIST
$9 - $14
uberX
$9 - $14
uberXL
$13 - $19
UberEXEC
$18 - $25
UberLUX
$28 - $40
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Jubilee Plaza, Canary Wharf to Central House, Aldgate
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from London Docklands to Aldgate East
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$15 - $19
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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