Bankside Pier to Greenwich Pier
A scenic cruise from Bankside Pier to the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Cruise from Bankside Pier to Greenwich Pier & explore Maritime Greenwich in your own time. The Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Queens House, Old Royal Naval College, Fan Museum & Greenwich Market are less than 10-minutes from Greenwich Pier. Greenwich is also home to a range of pubs, restaurants & markets. After your visit return to Bankside by cruising to Tower Bridge Quay & walking to Bankside or cruise to Westminster Pier & change for the next service to Bankside*. Alternatively you can make your own way back to London via National Rail Services or Docklands Light Railway.
We operate regular services during the day & your tickets can be used on any sailing. Click the link below to check our timetable.
From 2nd January 2022*
Bankside Pier to Greenwich Pier
11:20, 12:20, 13:20, 14:20, 15:20
Greenwich Pier to Tower Bridge Quay & Westminster Pier
12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
*All times are subject to change without notice. When possible we will announce a change to the timetable on our timetable page & on social media.
*Please Note: Bankside Pier is only staffed at peak times. We advise passengers to arrive at Bankside no later than 15 minutes before your chosen departure & wait at the far end of the pier (closest to the Millennium Footbridge).
Our boats only call at Bankside Pier on the journey downriver. If you have booked a return trip your return sailing will travel to Tower Bridge Quay & Westminster Pier. Once arriving at Westminster there may be a wait of up to 1-hour to continue your journey downriver to Bankside. Alternatively passengers can disembark at Tower Bridge Quay & walk or take public transport back to Bankside.
Your ticket is an Open Ticket & can be used on any sailing on your chosen route & date.
With a Return Ticket passengers can disembark at Greenwich Pier & return to Tower Bridge on a later sailing. Don’t forget to check our return times online & with our pier team on the day.
Please Note: Bankside Pier is currently only available for disembark. Passengers can join our services from Festival Pier (a 20-minute walk from Bankside) & Tower Bridge Quay (a 24-minute walk from Bankside Pier).
All of our cruises take place on-board spacious passenger boats with heated interiors & open decks.
Onboard Café Bars are open on Saturdays & Sundays serving hot drinks, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks & light snacks. Some sailings between Monday & Friday may also have refreshments available. (Read More)
About the Cruise
Join us for a 30-40 Minute (Single) or 2-Hour (Return*) trip from Bankside Pier to the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The cruise departs Westminster Pier & cruises downriver through the City of London & beneath Tower Bridge before travelling past Docklands & on to the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
The journey will take you past over 40 London landmarks including Cleopatra’s Needle, the Savoy Hotel, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Shard, HMS Belfast, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge & Sir Christopher Wren’s Old Royal Naval College on the riverfront at Greenwich.
- A 40 minute cruise from Bankside Pier to the Royal Borough of Greenwich. (Return Cruise: 2-3 Hours*)
- Cruise past more than 33 of London’s famous landmarks including St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Tower of London & the Shard.
- Cruise beneath a number of London’s iconic bridges including Tower Bridge, London Bridge & The Millennium Bridge.
- Wi-Fi Audio Guide available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German & Mandarin. (Available on selected sailings, smart device & headphones are not provided, Read More)
Single: 30-40 Minutes
Return: 2-3 Hours*
Adult: Single: £10.75 / Return: £16.00
Child: Single: £7.00 / Return: £10.75
Senior: Single: £7.25 / Return: £11.00
Student: Single: £7.25 / Return: £11.00
Freedom: Single: £7.00 / Return: £10.75
Groups & Travel Trade
We offer group rates starting at -10% for groups of 10 or more passengers. Deductions are applied automatically at checkout.
Thames River Sightseeing operate cruises from Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, Tower Bridge Quay & Greenwich Pier.
Click the dropdown menu below to see all of our different routes.