Adult fares start from £8.78, with boats departing every 30 minutes from some of the most popular sightseeing destinations in London.

Book online for a 10% discount

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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

Explore the Thames with great value sightseeing

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, under 5s go free, and for a limited time the purchase of an adult ticket entitles you to take a child with you for no extra cost. We also have special rates for senior citizens and students. Book online using the panel to the left and save 10%.

Sightseeing Singles & Returns

Buy 1 adult ticket and take a child for no extra charge. Book now for dates into 2015!

Now we've made it even easier to travel on the Thames with your kids. For a limited time only the purchase of an adult ticket allows you to take a child with you for no extra charge. Look in the widget for the ticket type: "Adult (17+) with Free Child (5-16)".

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!

Click here for full single & return sightseeing price listings

River Red Rover

See more for less with River Red rover all-day, hop-on, hop-off sightseeing! You'll enjoy the freedom of the river on our open deck riverliners with these great value tickets. Ideal for families on an ambitious day out in London. Take in the views every inch of your journey with comfortable passage between our four piers. Whatever the weather, it's a far more enjoyable way to explore London than travelling on the Underground.

Click here for full River Red Rover price listings

Thames Circular Cruise - 50% OFF*

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.

*Offer is valid from 23rd September 2014 until 2nd November 2014.

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Click here for full Thames Circular price listings

Ticket Combinations

Combine a City Cruises sightseeing tour with one of nine top London attractions. All packages include an all-day, hop-on, hop-off River Red Rover sightseeing tickets from any of our four fantastically located piers. 

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Book online for combination tickets to 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, and St. Paul's Cathedral. Book by phone for The View from the Shard.