Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier (via Thames Barrier)
A scenic cruise from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier via the Thames Barrier.
Cruise from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier via the Thames Barrier & disembark at Greenwich Pier to explore Maritime Greenwich. Alternatively passengers with return tickets can cruise to the Thames Barrier after visiting Greenwich & remain onboard to return upriver to Westminster Pier. The Thames Barrier is the second largest movable flood defence in the world & protects 125 kilometres of Central London from flooding. 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.
We operate regular services during the day & your tickets can be used on any sailing. Click the link below to check our timetable.
Please Note: We only call at Embankment Pier, Festival Pier & Bankside Pier on the journey downriver. On the journey upriver from Greenwich we only call at Tower Bridge Quay & Westminster Pier.
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.
Our Cruises to the Thames Barrier will return in 2022
In the meantime you can still join us for a cruise from Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier. Click the link below to book tickets without cruising to the Thames Barrier.
About the Cruise
Join us for a 2-Hour (Single) or 3-Hour (Return) trip from Westminster Pier to the Royal Borough of Greenwich via the Thames Flood Barrier. The cruise departs Westminster Pier & cruises downriver through the City of London & beneath Tower Bridge before travelling through Docklands & on to the Royal Borough of Greenwich. After a brief stop at Greenwich to disembark & embark passengers the boat continues downriver to the Thames Flood Barrier.
The journey will take you past over 50 London landmarks including the New Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament), the London Eye, St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Shard, HMS Belfast, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, the O2, Emirates Airline Cable Car, the Thames Flood Barrier, the Old Royal Naval College & the Queens House at Greenwich.
* Passengers may be required to change boat to continue to the Thames Barrier, View Our Timetable for more information.
- A 30-40 minute cruise from Tower Bridge to the Royal Borough of Greenwich (Return Cruise: 1-Hour)
- Cruise past more than 14 of London’s famous landmarks including Tower Bridge, Canary Wharf, the Tea Clipper Cutty Sark & the Old Royal Naval College.
- 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: 60-80 Minutes
Adult: Single: £14.50 / Return: £18.50
Child: Single: £9.00 / Return: £11.00
Senior: Single: £10.00 / Return: £12.50
Student: Single: £10.00 / Return: £12.50
Freedom: Single: £9.00 / Return: £11.00
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.