How much is a boat ride on the River Thames?

Can you boat down the Thames?

The Port of London Authority’s website Boating on the Thames has been developed to help recreational users navigate the tidal Thames, whether you’re a first timer or a regular visitor. When boating on the River Thames, remember river flow conditions can vary in any season.

How long is the Thames River cruise?

What is the journey time? The full length of the cruise, heading from Westminster to Greenwich piers, takes 70 minutes one way, 180 minutes return. From Westminster to Tower Pier, it’s 40 minutes one way, 80 minutes return.

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What do you wear on a River Thames cruise?

Lunch and Afternoon Tea is smart casual. Dinner Cruise is smart formal. Both ladies and gentlemen are asked to dress in a manner appropriate to a smart formal occasion. Sports shoes and leisure wear are not permitted.

Is there a toilet on the uber boat?

Toilets. There are toilets with accessible facilities on board most of the fleet. Our larger boats also have baby changing tables.

How long is the Thames river cruise from Westminster to Greenwich?

About the Cruise

Join us for a 1-Hour (Single) or 2-Hour (Return) trip from Westminster Pier to the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

How long is the city cruise from Westminster to Tower?

About the Cruise

Join us for a 40-Minute (Single) or 80-Minute (Return*) trip from Westminster Pier to Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier).

How far can cruise ships go up the Thames?

The Thames River is open to cruising for all but about 25 miles — between Lechlade Bridge and the Thames Head. Riverboats measuring 100 feet in length and with a three-foot draught can fit safely through the locks and under the bridges up all the way to Lechlade.

How long does the uber boat on London take?

The last two eastbound sailings of the day on Saturdays extend even further to Royal Wharf, Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) and Barking Riverside piers.

Fast and convenient.

Departure Pier Destination Pier Travel time
Battersea Power Station London Bridge City 26 minutes
Tower Greenwich 16 minutes

How do I get from London to Greenwich by boat?

The fastest route by river boat to Greenwich is on Uber Boat by Thames Clippers’ catamarans, which depart every 20 minutes throughout the day: From London Eye Pier within 40 minutes. From London Bridge Pier within 25 minutes. From Tower Pier within 17 minutes.

Can you get to the Tower of London by boat?

You can also travel by river boat. Tower Pier is served by river boats travelling from various piers including Westminster and London Eye and is located next to the Tower entrance.

Can I get a boat from London Eye to Tower of London?

Yes, there is a direct ferry departing from Waterloo, London Eye Waterloo Pier and arriving at Tower Hill, Tower Pier. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

Is Tower of London free?

There is an admission charge and often a long queue to visit the Tower. But you can see parts of it for free at night by getting tickets in advance to the ancient Ceremony of the Keys. You can visit the Tower of London on the city walk, bridges walk and self guided bus tour.

Do you have to pay to see the Crown Jewels?

Access to see the Crown Jewels is included with a ticket to the Tower of London. You can also purchase a tourist pass and use that to enter without waiting in line for tickets. In particular, the London Pass and the Explorer Pass offer a cost-effective way to visit the Crown Jewels and skip the queue.

Can you walk across Tower Bridge for free?

It is totally free to walk across the bridge. You can also time your walk to coincide with the lifting of the drawbridge. Both are top free things to do in London.