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

The journey from Canary Wharf to Poplar is in fare zone 2 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Canary Wharf take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at Poplar

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 4 mins

Stations on the route: Canary Wharf ➜ West India Quay ➜ Poplar

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

First and last train times on the DLR

Tube times for the Docklands Light Railway

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

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

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

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

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 Canary Wharf is in fare zone 2 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Poplar take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave the train at Canary Wharf

Number of tube stops: 2 · Journey time: Approx 3 mins

Stations on the route: Poplar ➜ West India Quay ➜ Canary Wharf

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and station closures

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

Canary Wharf 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)

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 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 Canary Wharf ⇄ 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 Canary Wharf ⇄ 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 walking distance is less than 5 minutes

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 – There’s no point catching a taxi for ¼ mile

Travel by carCar parks near Canary Wharf station and Poplar