Next Departure Times
Greenwich Pier
10:30
10:30
10:30
11:10
11:10
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11:50
11:50
11:50
12:30
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13:10
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Cutty Sark
Greenwich
London Eye Pier
10:10
10:10
10:50
10:50
11:30
11:30
12:10
12:10
12:50
12:50
13:30
13:30
14:10
14:10
14:50
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Waterloo
Waterloo
Tower Pier
10:00
10:10
10:40
10:50
11:15
11:30
11:55
12:10
12:35
12:50
13:15
13:30
13:55
14:10
14:35
14:50
15:15
15:30
15:55
16:35
17:15
Tower Hill
Tower Gateway
Westminster Pier
10:00
10:00
10:00
10:40
10:40
10:40
11:20
11:20
11:20
12:00
12:00
12:00
12:40
12:40
12:40
13:20
13:20
13:20
14:00
14:00
14:00
14:40
14:40
14:40
15:20
15:20
16:00
16:00
16:40
16:40
17:20
17:20
18:00
18:00
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Big Ben, The London Eye, Tower Bridge and more.



 

Update: Due to the Coronavirus, all public services from 20th March to the 10th May 2020 are suspended. This includes all Sightseeing, Dining and Thamesjet experiences as well as Private Hire. 
If you are booked on one of our services between these dates, we will be contacting you shortly to reschedule your experience to an alternative date. We appreciate your patience.
Alternatively please contact us by email on [email protected]



See the best views in London with our River Thames sightseeing cruise, with City Cruises’ boats departing every 40 minutes and tickets starting at £11.00.

Our all-weather sightseeing boats cruise up and down the River Thames on every day of the week, all year round, from four piers in the heart of London: Westminster, London Eye, Tower, and Greenwich. 

We offer a range of ticket types, from single journeys to a hop-on, hop-off 24, hour river pass. Whether you’re looking for the most convenient, picturesque way to travel between London landmarks or an all-day experience we can help you enjoy comfortable passage between our piers.

Boats have café-bars with sandwiches, snacks, soft drinks, wine, beer and more. Live or recorded commentary is usually available.

TICKETS

SINGLE TICKETS

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RETURN TICKETS

24h RIVER PASS

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London Attraction Combination Tickets

THE LONDON EYE

Experience the most rounded view of London during your 30 minute flight then take a cruise at sea level.

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£41.60
Adult (16+)

CUTTY SARK

Visit Cutty Sark and see what life was like on board a sailing ship.

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£27.90
Adult (16+)

THE TOWER OF LONDON

London’s 1000 year old castle is full of history, from beheadings to crown jewels. Our cruises depart from just outside.

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£37.70
Adult (16+)
 

Sightseeing Timetable

Sightseeing cruises depart every 40 minutes from piers at Westminster, London Eye, Tower and Greenwich. 
 

10:30 11:10 11:50 12:30 13:10 13:50 14:30 15:10B 15:50B*16:30A*
10:30 11:10 11:50 12:30 13:10 13:50B 14:30B 15:10A 15:50*16:30*
10:30 11:10 11:50 12:30 13:10 13:50B 14:30B 15:10A 15:50*16:30*
10:10 10:50 11:30 12:10 12:50 13:30 14:10 14:50 15:30 16:10 16:50B 17:30B 18:10
10:10 10:50 11:30 12:10 12:50 13:30 14:10 14:50
10:10 10:50 11:30 12:10 12:50 13:30 14:10 14:50 15:30
10:00 10:40 11:15 11:55 12:35 13:15 13:55 14:35 15:15 15:55 16:35 17:15
10:00 10:40 11:20 12:00 12:40 13:20 14:00 14:40 15:20 16:00 16:40B 17:20B 18:00B
10:00 10:40 11:20 12:00 12:40 13:20 14:00 14:40 15:20 16:00 16:40B 17:20B 18:00B
10:00 10:40 11:20 12:00 12:40 13:20 14:00 14:40

* No return service available. 

 

A: Return services runs only in high summer: 2nd July to 16th September 2018. 

B: Return services runs only in spring, summer and autumn 7th April to 28th October 2018. 

C: Extra services for spring to autumn: 9th April to 28th October 2018.

D: Please be advised if you wish to travel to Tower Pier, London Eye and Greenwich pier you will need to change boats. 


Actual times may vary depending upon the state of the tide and other river traffic. Always check with City Cruises staff for any changes to advertised services. 
 

Reach us by coach - National Express operate daily services into London from hundreds of departure points. Victoria Coach Station and Marble Arch stops are within easy reach of Westminster Pier (10-15 mins via London Underground to Westminster Station). To book visit nationalexpress.com

Reach us by rail - National Rail operates daily services into London from hundreds of departure points. Waterloo, London Bridge & Greenwich Stations are within easy reach of Westminster, London Eye and Greenwich Pier. To book visit daysoutguide.co.uk

Reach us by bus or tube -
The closest stations are Waterloo, Westminster, Cutty Sark DLR and Greenwich

 

ONBOARD FACILITIES

On all boats you’ll find bars serving a range of hot and cold drinks and snacks. You’ll also find that all boats offer full toilet facilities.

Free onboard commentary in eight languages. A live commentary in English or a recorded audio guide in eight languages is usually available.

Most boats are wheelchair accessible and have disabled toilet facilities. Please check with a member of the City Cruises team at the pier or call +44 (0)20 77 400 400 to learn departure times of the type of boat that will best suit your needs.

Meal Deal

Save money with our meal deals on board!

 
 

For a great day out with family or friends, blow away the cobwebs on a Thamesjet and get ready for summer. Enjoy a fun filled, adrenaline fuelled experience on a speedboat - the most extreme ride on the river. You'll enjoy sightseeing, speed and awesome aquabatics. 
 

 

As the largest cruise operator on the River Thames, we offer a range of services dedicated to group organisers and school trips.
 
Group bookings are available for sightseeing cruises, dining cruises and private hire. As well as the usual high-quality service, groups benefit from discounts. School groups receive free adult tickets in proportion to the number of child tickets purchased.

School groups free places
1 Adult free for every 8 children (5-11 years) 
1 Adult free for every 12 children (12-16 years)

Free teachers and discounts are based on retail prices and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. The discount is not available online or at the pier. 

 

If you’re a family looking for a great day out in London ​hopefully our list of things to do in London with kids will help fill your mind with ideas and suggestions. But we think nothing beats the River Thames. Fresh air, great sights and café-bars on all boats will help you keep the kids well-fed and entertained.