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Canada Water ⇄ Heron Quays Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Canada Water to Heron Quays is in fare zone 2 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf

  1. From Canada Water take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Heron Quays

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 16 mins

Stations on the route: Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf (Underground) [change train] Canary Wharf (DLR) ➜ Heron Quays

Alternative routes include Canada Water to Canary Wharf, Canada Water to West India Quay and Canada Water to South Quay

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Canada Water underground station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Heron Quays station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Canada Water station entrance – There’s a lift between the bus station entrance and the booking hall (or three flights of stairs: 2x12 steps down +11 steps down), but you must use three flights of stairs from the Surrey Quays Road entrance (3x12 steps down). After that you can use another lift from the booking hall to the platforms. If you want to avoid this second lift then you can use one escalator down to the London Overground platforms, or two escalators down to the Jubilee line platforms

Changing tube line at Canary Wharf – You must use an escalator, a lift, and walk 200 metres outside to change between the DLR and Jubilee platforms

Heron Quays station exit – You must use a lift plus an escalator between the platforms and the exit. Or you can use five flights of stairs instead (2x16 steps down +2x12 steps down +11 steps down)

The journey from Heron Quays to Canada Water is in fare zone 2 and you’ll have to use the DLR and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at Canary Wharf

  1. From Heron Quays take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canary Wharf to the Jubilee Line
  3. Leave the train at Canada Water

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 16 mins

Stations on the route: Heron Quays ➜ Canary Wharf (DLR) [change train] Canary Wharf (Underground) ➜ Canada Water

Alternative routes include Heron Quays to Canary Wharf, Heron Quays to West India Quay and Heron Quays to South Quay

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Heron Quays train station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Canada Water station is wheelchair accessible, and has step-free access from the street to the train

Heron Quays station entrance – You must use an escalator plus a lift between the entrance and the platforms. Or you can use five flights of stairs instead (11 steps up +2x12 steps up +2x16 steps up)

Changing tube line at Canary Wharf – You must use an escalator, a lift, and walk 200 metres outside to change between the DLR and Jubilee platforms

Canada Water station exit – You can use a lift between the platforms and the booking hall. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use an escalator from the London Overground platforms, or two escalators from the Jubilee line platforms. After that you can use another lift from the booking hall to the bus station exit (or three flights of stairs: 11 steps up +2x12 steps up), but you must use three flights of stairs to the Surrey Quays Road exit (3x12 steps up)

Tube fare between Canada Water and Heron Quays

This tube journey is in Oyster zone 2. The cheapest fare is £1.80 off-peak (£1.90 peak) when you pay by Oyster or contactless. There’s no return fare, you just pay the same as two single tickets

Cost of tube fare from Canada Water ⇄ Heron Quays Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare zone Cash Oyster & Contactless cards
Single fare Single fare Daily cap
Peak Off-peak Peak Off-peak
Zone 2 fare £6.70 £1.90 £1.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Canada Water ⇄ Heron Quays Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
Zone 1-2 travelcard n/a n/a £42.70 £164
Zone 1-4 travelcard £15.90 n/a £61.40 £235.80
Zone 1-6 travelcard £22.60 £15.90 £78 £299
Zone 1-9 travelcard £28.50 £17 £111.30 £427.40
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Note: Tube journey prices are correct as of

Peak and off-peak journey times

For Oyster and contactless off-peak is outside the hours of 6.30 AM-9.30 AM and 4 PM-7 PM (Mon-Fri). For travelcards it’s any time after 9.30 AM (Mon-Fri). Weekends are always classed as off-peak. Note: Between the 8th March and 31st May 2024 TFL are running a trial called ‘Off-Peak Friday Fares’, where Fridays will be classed as off-peak all day.

The fare is based on what time your journey begins. It doesn’t matter what time your journey ends.

Other ways to make this journey

Travel on foot – You could walk the 1⅓ mile distance from Heron Quays to Canada Water in 25-27 mins

Travel by bus – Single fare: £1.75 (you may need more than one bus); Daily cap: £5.25; Weekly cap: £24.70; 1-day travelcard: £6; Weekly travelcard: £24.70 – Adult bus tickets · OAP bus tickets · Kids bus tickets

Travel by taxi – Taking a 1⅓ mile taxi journey between Heron Quays station and Canada Water station will cost between £10.60 and £18.20 and take 7-16 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Canada Water station and Heron Quays