There are 7 ways to get from Russell Square to Canary Wharf by subway, 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  •  12 min

  1. Take the Tube from Holborn Underground Station to Mile End Underground Station Central

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the bus from Temple, Aldwych to Canary Wharf N550

$3

5 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Russell Square to Canary Wharf 5.6 miles

$29 - $35

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Russell Square to Canary Wharf 5.6 miles

$1 - $2

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Russell Square to Canary Wharf 5.6 miles

$18 - $26

Walk  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Walk from Russell Square to Canary Wharf 5.3 miles

Bikeshare  •  42 min

  1. Cycle from Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury to Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf 5.6 miles

What companies run services between Russell Square, England and Canary Wharf, England?

London Buses operates a bus from Russell Square to Canary Wharf hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 25 min.

Train operators
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Holborn Underground Station to Mile End Underground Station
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Other operators
Uber London
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Russell Square to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Signup at
uber.com
uberPOOL
$18 - $26
uberACCESS
$19 - $26
uberASSIST
$19 - $26
uberX
$19 - $26
uberXL
$27 - $40
UberEXEC
$30 - $45
UberLUX
$50 - $70
Santander Cycles
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bike from Russell Square Station, Bloomsbury to Fisherman's Walk West, Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Russell Square to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$29 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Russell Square and Canary Wharf is 8 km. The road distance is 9 km.

The cheapest way to get from Russell Square to Canary Wharf is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Russell Square to Canary Wharf is to Tube which takes 12 min and costs £2 - £3.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Temple, Aldwych and arriving at Canary Wharf. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

The Tube from Holborn Underground Station to Mile End Underground Station takes 12 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.