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

The journey from Canada Water to Poplar 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 Poplar

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 17 mins

Stations on the route: Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf (Underground) [change train] Canary Wharf (DLR) ➜ West India Quay ➜ Poplar

Alternative routes include Canada Water to West India Quay, Canada Water to All Saints and Canada Water to Blackwall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Poplar 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

Poplar station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (2x16 steps down +8 steps down)

The journey from Poplar 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 Poplar 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: 3 · Journey time: Approx 17 mins

Stations on the route: Poplar ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf (DLR) [change train] Canary Wharf (Underground) ➜ Canada Water

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the DLR and Jubilee

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

Alternative routes include Poplar to West India Quay, Poplar to All Saints and Poplar to Blackwall

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Poplar 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

Poplar station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use three flights of stairs (8 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 Poplar

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 ⇄ Poplar 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 ⇄ Poplar 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
See our complete list of Adult tickets 2024, Senior tickets 2024, Child tickets 2024, Oyster fares 2024, Contactless fares 2024 and Travelcard fares 2024
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 – The distance is approx 1¾ miles, which would take you 33-36 mins on foot

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 prices · Pensioner bus prices · Children’s bus prices

Travel by taxi – A 1¾ mile journey between Poplar underground station and Canada Water in a black taxi should cost you about £10.60 to £18.20 and take anything from 9 to 19 mins depending on the traffic

Travel by carCar parks near Canada Water station and Poplar