Adult fares start from £9.75, with boats departing every 30 minutes from some of the most popular sightseeing destinations in London.

Book online for a 10% discount on River Red Rover tickets

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  • Be sure to book online for the cheapest possible ticket price!
  • Passengers travelling in electric wheelchairs, please call +44 (0) 20 77 400 400 to confirm sailing times of the larger M2 vessel
  • Although we ask you to select a travel time when booking, if you miss the boat you can still travel on another tour on that day
  • Please check the last boats times so you don't get stranded!
  • Please remember to print your tickets. Tickets presented on a mobile phone might not be accepted.
  • Don't forget to check all our latest deals online!
  • Guests should be ready to board 15 minutes before the departure time
  • All tickets must be booked prior to departure
  • Please remember to check which pier your cruise departs from
  • When booking a Cruise + Attraction package, if you miss your selected boat you can still travel on another tour that day

Sightseeing Cruises on the Thames

With cruises departing every 30 minutes, every day of the week, all year round, City Cruises gives you the freedom to explore the many sights of the River Thames from four fantastic piers near popular attractions: Westminster, London Eye, Tower of London and Greenwich. 

Under 16s travel half price and under 5s go free. We also have special rates for senior citizens and students. Book online using the panel to the left and save 10% on all day River Red Rover sightseeing tickets.

Right now we have a special Flash Sale lasting till midnight on Sunday 29th November - with 25% off all sightseeing tickets, including the River Red Rover, our 24 hour pass. 

River Red Rover - Save 25%

See more for less with  River Red Rover, hop-on, hop-off sightseeing ticket!  24 or 48 hour tickets give you unlimited travel between our four piers. You'll enjoy the freedom of the river on our open deck riverliners with these great value tickets. Take in the views every inch of your journey with comfortable passage between our four piers. 

The Family River Red Rover is ideal for families on an ambitious day out in London. Pay for two adults and up to three kids go free! Possibly the best value sightseeing ticket in town.

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Sightseeing Singles & Returns - Save 25%

The most convenient, picturesque way to travel between London landmarks. Make a quick hop between piers with a single ticket, or take in a round tour with a return and make the most of our informative and entertaining live commentary. No wonder we're the most popular sightseeing cruise on the river!

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Sail with Santa 

On every weekend from late November and in the week leading up to and including Christmas Eve, we’re going sightseeing on the river with Santa. It’s a river cruise with lots of added fun, with a gift for every child and a glass of mulled wine for every adult. 

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Ticket Combinations

You can easily combine a river cruise with a visit to one of twelve top London attractions, including The London Eye. Just £35.55 will get you a London Eye ticket and a 24 hour pass. 

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Book online for combination tickets to The View from the Shard, Madame Tussauds, The London Eye, the Tower of London, London Sea Life Aquarium, the London Dungeon, Ripley's Believe It or Not, Tower Bridge Exhibition, Cutty Sark, Royal Observatory, The London Bridge Experience and St. Paul's Cathedral, Samuel Pepys Exhibition.

Thames Circular Cruise - Back in Summer 2016 

Sailing from Tower Pier to Westminster and back, the 45 minute sailing offers views of 45 of London’s most famous landmarks. Free fascinating live commentary that brings the city to life.

Click here for Thames Circular information.