There are numerous ways to get to the Canary Wharf estate by public transport. This article lists the most common:



Most people travelling to Canary Wharf make use of London Underground’s Jubilee line station. The service is generally swift with trains running to Stratford and Stanmore roughly every two minutes, connecting the estate with the likes of London Bridge, Waterloo, Green Park and North Greenwich directly. Check the service here.

Canary Wharf's DLR station


The Docklands Light Railway was the first rail link to Canary Wharf and does an excellent job of serving the estate. Its Canary Wharf and Heron Quay stations connect commuters with the likes of Lewisham (16 minutes, direct) in the south, Stratford (12 minutes, direct) in the north, Woolwich (24 minutes, one change) and Beckton (27 minutes, one change) in the east and Tower Gateway and Bank (both 11 minutes, direct) in the west at the heart of the City of London. Other stops within easy walking distance are Westferry, South Quay, West India Quay and Poplar.

From Canary Wharf station, DLR trains operate between the following times:

Monday-Saturday 5.30am -12.30am

Sunday 7am-11pm

Check the service here.

Multiple bus routes run to Canary Wharf



Canary Wharf is served by six TfL bus routes:

D3 Bethnal Green to Canary Wharf

D7 Mile End to Canary Wharf

D8 Stratford to Canary Wharf

135 Moorfields Eye Hospital to Canary Wharf

277 Highbury and Islington to Canary Wharf

N550 Trafalgar Square to Canary Wharf (Night Bus)

For those living on the Isle of Dogs, the D3, D7, 135 and N550 all head down Westferry Road onto the Island.

Check the service here.

Not Barclays anymore, but still on the Wharf, there are plenty of bikes to hire


If you prefer to travel under your own steam docking stations for TfL hire bikes are located across the estate with the most obvious outside the western exit of the Jubilee line station. Find out more about the hire scheme here.

Taking the MBNA Thames Clippers to Canary Wharf is easy


MBNA Thames Clippers runs regular services east to Woolwich and west towards the City (and ultimately to Putney) from Canary Wharf pier. The firm also operates a service to Rotherhithe Peninsula from the same terminal for those who only wish to cross the Thames. For tickets and service updates head here.