There are 7 ways to get from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf by train, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  15 min

  1. Take the train from Shortlands to Nunhead

$5 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 208 bus  •  45 min

  1. Take the line 208 bus from Bromley Park, Warner Road (BR1) to Lewisham Station N199 / ...

$3

5 alternative options

Line 208 bus, train  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 208 bus from Bromley Magistrates Court to Lewisham Station N199 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lewisham DLR Station to Canary Wharf DLR Station Dlr

$5 - $7

Train, line 790 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Shortlands to London Blackfriars
  2. Take the line 790 bus from Blackfriars to Canary Wharf, West India Avenue 786 / ...

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf 10.3 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf 10.3 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Walk from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf 8.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf is to line 208 bus which costs £2 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf is to train which costs £4 - £6 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bromley Park, Warner Road (BR1) and arriving at Lewisham Station station. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shortlands and arriving at Nunhead. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Shortlands Station and Canary Wharf is 7 miles. The road distance is 10.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf without a car is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £6.

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The train from Shortlands to Nunhead takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf bus services, operated by London Buses, depart from Bromley Park, Warner Road (BR1) station.

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Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Shortlands station.

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The best way to get from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf is to train which takes 15 min and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can line 208 bus, which costs £2 and takes 45 min.

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Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf bus services, operated by London Buses, arrive at Lewisham Station.

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Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf train services, operated by Thameslink, arrive at Nunhead station.

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Map of how to get from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf.
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  • Distance: 7 miles
  • Duration: 15 min

What companies run services between Shortlands Station, England and Canary Wharf, England?

Thameslink operates a train from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, London Buses operates a bus from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 29 min.

Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Shortlands to Nunhead
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Shortlands to London Blackfriars
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Dockland Light Railway (DLR)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Lewisham DLR Station to Canary Wharf DLR Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus operators
London Buses
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley Park, Warner Road (BR1) to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Bus from Bromley Magistrates Court to Lewisham Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Centaur Coaches
Phone
+44 20 8300 3001
Email
info@centaurtravel.co.uk
Website
centaurtravel.co.uk
Bus from Blackfriars to Canary Wharf, West India Avenue
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
centaurtravel.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Shortlands Station to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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