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Canary Wharf ⇄ Oval Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares

The journey from Canary Wharf to Oval is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee and Northern tube lines, changing trains at London Bridge

  1. From Canary Wharf take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at London Bridge to the Northern Line
  3. Leave the train at Oval

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 27 mins

Stations on the route: Canary Wharf ➜ Canada Water ➜ Bermondsey ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Borough ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Kennington ➜ Oval

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Jubilee and Northern

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include Canary Wharf to Vauxhall, Canary Wharf to Kennington and Canary Wharf to Stockwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Oval station is not wheelchair accessible

Canary Wharf station entrance – There are two lifts (or two escalators) from the Heron Quays Road entrance to the Jubilee line platforms. There’s a lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 16 stairs) from the North Colonnade entrance to the DLR platforms, or two flights of 6 stairs plus a lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 16 stairs) from the South Colonnade entrance to the DLR platforms. Note: The Jubilee line station and DLR station are two seperate stations

Changing tube line at London Bridge – You must use a lift plus escalator when changing between the Jubilee/​Northern line platforms via the Northern line ticket hall. You can avoid the escalator by using a lift and walking 410 metres outside in the street

Oval station exit – There’s an escalator from the northbound platform to the exit, but you must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs from the southbound platform (21 steps up). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (4 steps down +28 steps up +2x26 steps up +20 steps up)

The journey from Oval to Canary Wharf is in fare zones 1&2 and you’ll have to use the Northern and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at London Bridge

  1. From Oval take the Northern Line
  2. Change at London Bridge to the Jubilee Line
  3. Leave the train at Canary Wharf

Number of tube stops: 7 · Journey time: Approx 28 mins

Stations on the route: Oval ➜ Kennington ➜ Elephant & Castle ➜ Borough ➜ London Bridge [change train] London Bridge ➜ Bermondsey ➜ Canada Water ➜ Canary Wharf

Alternative routes include Oval to Vauxhall, Oval to Kennington and Oval to Stockwell

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Canary Wharf station is not wheelchair accessible

Oval station entrance – There’s an escalator between the entrance and the northbound platform, but you must use an escalator plus one flight of stairs to the southbound platform (21 steps down). If you want to avoid the escalator then you can use another five flights of stairs (20 steps down +2x26 steps down +28 steps down +4 steps up)

Changing tube line at London Bridge – You must use a lift plus escalator when changing between the Jubilee/​Northern line platforms via the Northern line ticket hall. You can avoid the escalator by using a lift and walking 410 metres outside in the street

Canary Wharf station exit – There are two lifts (or two escalators) from the Jubilee line platforms to the Heron Quays Road exit. There’s a lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 16 stairs) from the DLR platforms to the North Colonnade exit, or two flights of 6 stairs plus a lift (or an escalator, or two flights of 16 stairs) from the DLR platforms to the South Colonnade exit. Note: The Jubilee line station and DLR station are two seperate stations

Tube fare between Canary Wharf and Oval

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 1-2. The cheapest fare is £2.80 off-peak (£3.40 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 Canary Wharf ⇄ Oval 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 1-2 fare £6.70 £3.40 £2.80 £8.50 £8.50
Travelcard prices from Canary Wharf ⇄ Oval 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 prices 2024, Senior prices 2024, Child prices 2024, Oyster prices 2024, Contactless prices 2024 and Travelcard prices 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 – It’s about 4⅓ miles from Oval to Canary Wharf which is too far to walk

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 · Pensioner bus tickets · Children’s bus tickets

Travel by taxi – Taking a 4⅓ mile taxi journey between Oval underground station and Canary Wharf station will take 18-33 mins and cost between £23 and £35.50

Travel by carCar parks near Canary Wharf station