There are 10 ways to get from London Docklands to Tower Bridge by subway, train, bus, ferry, 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

Tube  •  24 min

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

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Train  •  25 min

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

$2 - $4

8 alternative options

Line 786 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 786 bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London 786 / ...

$4

Line 277 bus, ferry  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 277 bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to Canary Wharf, West India Avenue 277 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Tower Hill, Tower Pier Rb1

$11 - $14

Bus Centaur Coaches  •  29 min

  1. Take the bus from Canary Wharf, Columbus Courtyard to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London 786 / ...

$3

Bus London Buses  •  41 min

  1. Take the bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to City of London, Duke's Place 135 / ...

$2 - $4

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from London Docklands to Tower Bridge 3 miles

$18 - $22

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from London Docklands to Tower Bridge 3 miles

$10 - $16

Walk  •  56 min

  1. Walk from London Docklands to Tower Bridge 2.9 miles

Bikeshare  •  34 min

  1. Cycle from Jubilee Plaza, Canary Wharf to St. Katharine's Way, Tower 3 miles

What companies run services between London Docklands, England and Tower Bridge, England?

Dockland Light Railway (DLR) operates a train from London Docklands to Tower Bridge every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, Centaur Coaches operates a bus from London Docklands to Tower Bridge hourly. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 16 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Canary Wharf Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
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
Centaur Coaches
Phone
+44 20 8300 3001
Email
info@centaurtravel.co.uk
Website
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Columbus Courtyard to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to City of London, Fenchurch Street Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to Canary Wharf, West India Avenue
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to City of London, Duke's Place
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Brookline
Phone
+44 1732 845656
Email
info@brooklinecoaches.co.uk
Website
brooklinecoaches.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Columbus Courtyard to Tower Hill, The Tower Of London
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
brooklinecoaches.co.uk
The Kings Ferry
Phone
+44 1634 377577
Email
sales@thekingsferry.co.uk
Website
thekingsferry.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to City of London, Fenchurch Street Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
thekingsferry.co.uk
Clarkes of London
Phone
020 8778 6697
Email
info@clarkescoaches.co.uk
Website
clarkescoaches.co.uk
Bus from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South to City of London, Fenchurch Street Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
Clarkes of London
Ferry operators
London River Services
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Ferry from Canary Wharf Pier to Tower Hill, Tower Pier
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from London Docklands to Tower Bridge
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$10 - $16
uberACCESS
$11 - $16
uberASSIST
$11 - $16
uberX
$11 - $16
UberEXEC
$20 - $27
uberXL
$16 - $22
UberLUX
$30 - $45
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Jubilee Plaza, Canary Wharf to St. Katharine's Way, Tower
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from London Docklands to Tower Bridge
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$18 - $22
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

How far is it from London Docklands to Tower Bridge?

The distance between London Docklands and Tower Bridge is 4 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London Docklands to Tower Bridge?

The cheapest way to get from London Docklands to Tower Bridge is to bus which costs £3 and takes 29 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London Docklands to Tower Bridge?

The quickest way to get from London Docklands to Tower Bridge is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs £13 - £16.

Is there a direct train between London Docklands and Tower Bridge?

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

Is there a direct bus between London Docklands and Tower Bridge?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Canary Wharf, Canada Square South and arriving at Tower Hill, The Tower Of London. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

How long does it take to get from London Docklands to Tower Bridge?

The Tube from Canary Wharf Underground Station to London Bridge Underground Station takes 6 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.