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London Waterbus CompanyLondon
58 Camden Lock Place
London NW1 8AF
TfL Fare Zone 2

 

This company runs regular services (much as a bus does) along Regent’s Canal between Camden Lock and Little Venice, Paddington stopping at the ZSL London Zoo.

If visiting the Zoo a combined ticket can be purchased on board. No booking is necessary. Just arrive at the dock.

Summer Season – See company website (link below) for full details
- April to September: Daily services. Services leave Little Venice and Camden Lock on the hour starting at 10:00 hours. Last service leaves at 17:00 hours.
 
Autumn Season – See company website for full details
- October: Thursday & Friday Services run 2 hourly.
                Saturday & Sunday Services run hourly.
 
Winter Season – See company website for full details
- November to March: There are no services between 14 December and 1 January.
Saturdays & Sundays. Three Services a day run 2 hourly.
First service from Little Venice at 11:00 hours. With first service from Camden Lock at 12:00 hours. Last service leaves at 16:00 hours.
 
Note
In severe weather conditions, there may be no or restricted service – please phone the Waterbus Company if in doubt: Tel +44 (0)2074 822 550.
 
Fares, Timetables & other Information
There are One way & Return Fares together with Combined Zoo/ Boat tickets. Please refer to the London Waterbus Company web site (below) for full details.
 
Departure Points
The London Waterbus departs from moorings at Little Venice (near Paddington Station and the mooring at Camden Lock (near Camden High Street).
 
Disabled Access
There are 5 steps down into the boat and wheelchairs must be folded up and placed on the roof. Please confirm available wheelchair space with the London Waterbus Company by telephone prior to your trip.
 
Occasional All day Trips
The London Waterbus Company occasionally runs all day tours of Regent’s Canal as far as Limehouse Dock into the Thames. There are also occasional weekend trips to The Black Horse Public House at Greenford. Both of these trips are popular and must be pre-booked and paid for in advance.
 
Contact & Further Information
Telephone  +44 (0)2074 822 660 for information 
Telephone  +44 (0)2074 822 550 for bookings
 
Getting There
To find the best way for getting to the London Water Bus Company, visit TfL Journey Planner.
 
Little Venice
The boats are moored alongside the towpath around the southside of Brownings Pool (Warwick Avenue side). There are 4 entrances to the Pool in W9 or W2.
 
- By Underground
Warwick Avenue Station   Bakerloo Line
Paddington Station           Circle, District, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City Lines
 
- By Mainline Rail
Paddington Station 
The exit is at the end of platform 8.
 
Camden Lock
The boat leaves from Dingwalls Dock in Camden Lock Market, off Chalk Farm Road at the end of Camden High Street NW1
 
- By Underground
Camden Town Station     Northern line
 
- By Overground Line
Camden Road Station
Turn right out of the station and walk down to the underground station and catch the Tube to Camden Town Station.
 
There are detailed directions and maps on the Waterbus ‘How to Find Us’ website (link above) for both Little Venice and Camden Lock departure points  
 
Google Maps - Camden Lock