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There are 5 ways to get from Watford to Canary Wharf by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Train, subway  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from Watford Junction to London Euston
  2. Take the subway from Euston station to Moorgate station
  3. Take the train from Liverpool Street Station to Canary Wharf

Cheapest option

Line 142 bus, subway  •  1h 21m

  1. Take the line 142 bus from Watford, Beechen Grove to Stanmore Station 142
  2. Take the subway from Stanmore station to Canary Wharf station Jubilee

3 alternative options

Line 321 bus, bus, subway  •  1h 35m

  1. Take the line 321 bus from Watford, Market Street to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH 321
  2. Take the bus from Bricket Wood Black Boy to London Baker Street Station 757
  3. Take the subway from Baker Street station to Canary Wharf station

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Watford to Canary Wharf 24.2 miles

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from Watford to Canary Wharf 24.2 miles

Watford to Canary Wharf by train and subway

The journey time between Watford and Canary Wharf is around 39 min and covers a distance of around 29 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. Operated by London Midland, Avanti West Coast, London Overground and others, the Watford to Canary Wharf service departs from Watford Junction and arrives in Canary Wharf. Typically 912 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

912 Weekly Services
39 min Average Duration
£12 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Watford to Canary Wharf is to line 142 bus and subway which costs £4 - £7 and takes 1h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Watford to Canary Wharf is to train and subway which costs £11 - £35 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Watford to Canary Wharf. However, there are services departing from Watford Junction and arriving at Canary Wharf via Euston station and Liverpool Street Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between Watford and Canary Wharf is 19 miles. The road distance is 24.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Watford to Canary Wharf without a car is to train and subway which takes 39 min and costs £11 - £35.

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Watford to Canary Wharf, including transfers.

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Watford to Canary Wharf train services, operated by London Midland, depart from Watford Junction station.

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Watford to Canary Wharf train services, operated by Elizabeth Line, arrive at Canary Wharf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Watford to Canary Wharf is 24 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from Watford to Canary Wharf.

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  • Distance: 19.3 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Watford, England and Canary Wharf, England?

There is no direct connection from Watford to Canary Wharf. However, you can take the train to London Euston, take the walk to Euston station, take the subway to Moorgate station, take the walk to Liverpool Street Station, then take the train to Canary Wharf. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Watford to Canary Wharf via Stanmore Station and Stanmore station in around 1h 21m.

Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £6
Anytime Day Single
£6 - £8
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Watford Junction to London Euston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Euston station to Moorgate station
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Stanmore station to Canary Wharf station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Subway from Baker Street station to Canary Wharf station
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Elizabeth Line
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Liverpool Street Station to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Elizabeth Line
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£3 - £5
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£4 - £7
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 Watford, Beechen Grove to Stanmore Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2
Website
Transport for London
Arriva UK
Phone
+44 (0)191 520 4000
Email
enquiries@arriva.co.uk
Website
arriva.co.uk
Bus from Watford, Market Street to Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bricket Wood Black Boy to London Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1
Website
Arriva UK
Book at
arrivabus.co.uk
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Bricket Wood, Black Boy PH to Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
Green Line
Other operators
Taxi from Watford to Canary Wharf
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Newline Cabs
Phone
+44 1923 222 121
Website
newlinecabs.co.uk
Mealing Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1923 823 880
Website
mealings.co.uk
Alliance Taxis Watford
Phone
+44 1923 805 300
Website
alliancetaxiswatfo.wixsite.com
AA Metro Cars Watford
Phone
+44 1923 353 535
A1 Taxis
Phone
+44 1923 222 222
Website
a1taxicabs.co.uk

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