Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier

A scenic cruise from the City of Westminster to Maritime Greenwich.

Cruise from Westminster 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 Westminster by boat or make your own way back to London via National Rail Services or Docklands Light Railway.

Timetable

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 – 28th February 2023*

Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier

Greenwich Pier to Tower Bridge Quay & Westminster Pier Timetable 10:20, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00


Greenwich Pier to Westminster Pier

Embankment Pier to Greenwich Pier Timetable 11:30, 12:10, 13:10
Embankment Pier to Greenwich Pier Timetable One-Way Only: 14:10, 15:10, 16:10


From 1st March – 31st March 2023*

Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier

Greenwich Pier to Tower Bridge Quay & Westminster Pier Timetable 10:20, 11:00, 11:40, 12:20, 13:00, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00


Greenwich Pier to Westminster Pier

Embankment Pier to Greenwich Pier Timetable 11:30, 12:10, 12:50, 13:30, 14:10, 14:50, 15:30, 16:10


From 1st April – 5th November 2023*

Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier

Greenwich Pier to Tower Bridge Quay & Westminster Pier Timetable 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30, 16:00
Greenwich Pier to Tower Bridge Quay & Westminster Pier Timetable June, July & August Only: 16:30, 17:00


Greenwich Pier to Westminster Pier

Embankment Pier to Greenwich Pier Timetable 11:10, 11:40, 12:10, 12:40, 13:10, 13:40, 14:10, 14:40, 15:10, 15:40, 16:10, 16:40, 17:10
Embankment Pier to Greenwich Pier Timetable June, July & August Only: 17:40, 18:10


From 6th November – 31st December 2023*

No Services on 24th December, 25th December, 26th December 2023.

Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier

Greenwich Pier to Tower Bridge Quay & Westminster Pier Timetable 11:00, 11:40, 12:20, 13:00, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00


Greenwich Pier to Westminster Pier

Embankment Pier to Greenwich Pier Timetable 11:30, 12:10, 12:50, 13:30, 14:10, 14:50, 15:30, 16:10


*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: 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 Westminster Pier on a later sailing. Don’t forget to check our return times online & with our pier team on the day.

Facilities

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 1-Hour (Single) or 2-Hour (Return) trip from Westminster 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 53 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 & Sir Christopher Wren’s Old Royal Naval College on the riverfront at Greenwich.

Cruise Highlights

  • A 40-60 minute cruise from the City of Westminster to the Royal Borough of Greenwich. (Return Cruise: 2-Hours)
  • Cruise past more than 53 of London’s famous landmarks including the London Eye, 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)

Duration

Cruise Duration Single: 40-60 Minutes
Cruise Duration Return: 2 Hours

Fares

Adult: Single: £14.00 / Return: £18.50

Child: Single: £9.00 / Return: £12.00

Senior: Single: £10.00 / Return: £13.50

Groups & Travel Trade

Thames River Sightseeing offer a 15% discount on groups of 15 or more passengers. The group discount is automatically applied. Click the link below to learn more about booking a group with us.

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