The View From The Shard

Check out The View from the Shard, then see more amazing views on a river cruise.

The Shard is Western Europe’s tallest building  and dominates the London skyline, standing 1,016ft (310m) high.

After a high-speed elevator ride you'll enjoy an astonishing view of London from almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in the city.

Multimedia displays bring the vista to life and there are no time restrictions to your visit. Later on you will see more astonishing views from sea level with a leisurely cruise along the River Thames.

 

Your standard ticket includes:

  • Hop-on Hop-off all day sightseeing cruise ticket
  • Entrance to The View from the Shard


Your VIP ticket also includes:

  • A glass of Champagne (18+ or soft drink)
  • Weather guarantee
  • Fast track
  • Panoramic booklet
  • 4 digital photos

The View from the Shard Entrance - Package details

Opening Times

Daily: 10am-10pm (last entry 9pm)

Opening times do vary, on occasion depending on the events that are taking place so please do check the website www.theviewfromtheshard.com before you visit.

 

Ticket Prices - The View from the Shard & River Cruise

 
 
Online Price From
View from the Shard VIP Package
 
Adult (16+) from
£44.10
£61.10
 
Child (4-15) from
£33.10
£50.10
 
Infant (0-3) from
£0.00
-
 

The View from the Shard ticket is valid for single entry use within 72 hours of issue date. You will need to enter via the on-the-day entrance. Subject to availability.

All children aged 15 years and below must be accompanied by an adult 18+.

*If you choose the Shard VIP package, you can unwind with a glass of Champagne (18+ or soft drink) at London’s highest Champagne bar, includes weather guarantee, fast track, panoramic booklet and 4 digital photo's.  

Please note: Attraction tickets must first be collected from Westminster Pier (SW1A 2JH), Tower Pier (EC3N 4DT) or Greenwich Pier (SE10 9HT). You will not be able to enter the attraction without your tickets!

Sightseeing Timetable

Sightseeing cruises depart every 30 to 40 minutes from piers at Westminster, London Eye, Tower and Greenwich.

Please note that we will only operate to Greenwich on Saturdays and Sundays. Our mid-week service will operate Westminster, London Eye and Tower only. Please check our timetable for departure times. 

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

* Last return

 

No return
No stop at London Eye Pier 

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. 

Please note that we will only operate to Greenwich on Saturdays and Sundays. Our mid-week service will operate Westminster, London Eye and Tower only. Please check our timetable for departure times. 

 

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