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

The journey from Canary Wharf to Royal Victoria is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the Jubilee and DLR tube lines, changing trains at Canning Town

  1. From Canary Wharf take the Jubilee Line
  2. Change at Canning Town to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Royal Victoria

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 18 mins

Stations on the route: Canary Wharf ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ Royal Victoria

London Underground tube delays

Strikes and closures on the Jubilee and DLR

First and last train times on the Jubilee line

Tube times for the Jubilee line

Alternative routes include Canary Wharf to Custom House, Canary Wharf to Canning Town and Canary Wharf to East India

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

Royal Victoria 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

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

Royal Victoria station exit – There are two lifts between the platform and the exit. If you want to avoid the lifts then you can get four flights of stairs from the eastbound platform (2x16 steps down +14 steps up +16 steps up), or five flights of stairs from the westbound platform (2x16 steps down +8 steps up +2x16 steps up)

The journey from Royal Victoria to Canary Wharf is in fare zones 2&3 and you’ll have to use the DLR and Jubilee tube lines, changing trains at Canning Town

  1. From Royal Victoria take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Change at Canning Town to the Jubilee Line
  3. Leave the train at Canary Wharf

Number of tube stops: 3 · Journey time: Approx 19 mins

Stations on the route: Royal Victoria ➜ Canning Town [change train] Canning Town ➜ North Greenwich ➜ Canary Wharf

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 Royal Victoria to Custom House, Royal Victoria to Canning Town and Royal Victoria to East India

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

Royal Victoria 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

Royal Victoria station entrance – There are two lifts between the entrance and the platforms. If you want to avoid the lifts then you can get four flights of stairs to the eastbound platform (2x16 steps up +16 steps down +14 steps down), or five flights of stairs to the westbound platform (2x16 steps up +2x16 steps down +8 steps down)

Changing tube line at Canning Town – You must use a lift when changing between the DLR/​Jubilee line platforms, apart from the Stratford, Beckton and Woolwich Arsenal branches of the DLR which have a lift plus escalator

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 Royal Victoria

This tube journey is in Oyster zones 2-3. The cheapest fare is £1.90 off-peak (£2.10 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 ⇄ Royal Victoria 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 2-3 fare £6.70 £2.10 £1.90 £10 £10
Travelcard prices from Canary Wharf ⇄ Royal Victoria Station | Tube Journey, Train Times & Fares
Fare Zone Travelcards (Train, Bus & Tram)
One day travel­card Week travel­card Month travel­card
Anytime Off-peak
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 – 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 tickets 2024 · Pensioner bus tickets 2024 · Children’s bus tickets 2024

Travel by taxi – A 1¾ mile journey between Royal Victoria underground station and Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf station