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

The journey from Canary Wharf to Tower Hill is in fare zones 1&2 and it’s a direct train on the Docklands Light Railway

  1. From Canary Wharf take the Docklands Light Railway
  2. Leave train at Tower Gateway and walk 3 mins to Tower Hill

Number of tube stops: 5 · Journey time: Approx 21 mins

Stations on the route: Canary Wharf ➜ West India Quay ➜ Westferry ➜ Limehouse ➜ Shadwell ➜ Tower Gateway [leave train] Walk 3 mins to Tower Hill

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 Tower Gateway, Canary Wharf to Aldgate and Canary Wharf to Monument

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Tower Hill station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap 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

Tower Hill station exit – There’s a lift between the platforms and the exit. If you want to avoid the lift then you can use two flights of stairs to the Jubilee Walk exit (2x14 steps up), or three flights of stairs to the Trinity Square exit (12 steps up +9 steps up +15 steps up)

The journey from Tower Hill to Canary Wharf is in fare zones 1&2

  1. From Tower Hill walk
  2. Change at Tower Gateway to the Docklands Light Railway
  3. Leave the train at Canary Wharf

Number of tube stops: 4 · Journey time: Approx 22 mins

Stations on the route: Tower Hill [walk to] Tower Gateway [change train] Shadwell ➜ Limehouse ➜ Westferry ➜ 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 Tower Hill to Tower Gateway, Tower Hill to Aldgate and Tower Hill to Monument

Stairs, lifts and escalators to the station platforms

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

Canary Wharf station has step-free access from the street to the platform (but there may be a step up or gap to the train)

Tower Gateway station entrance – There’s a lift between the entrance and the platforms. You can also use an escalator, or three flights of stairs (11 steps up +3 steps up +16 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 Tower Hill

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 ⇄ Tower Hill 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 ⇄ Tower Hill 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 London Underground fares 2024, Pensioner fares 2024, Children’s fares 2024, Oyster card fares 2024, Contactless card 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 – You could walk the 2½ mile distance in about 47-52 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 fares · Senior citizen bus fares · Children’s bus fares

Travel by taxi – A 2½ mile taxi fare between Tower Hill train station and Canary Wharf will cost you around £14.30 to £24.60 and take about 12-23 mins

Travel by carCar parks near Canary Wharf station and Tower Hill