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The Great River Race, 14th September 2019

The 31st Great River Race will take place on Saturday 14th September 2019. A number of river closures are in place throughout the day & Thames River Services will be operating an amended timetable.

Approximate Pier closures include:

St. Katharine Pier | 11:45-12:45

Embankment Pier | 12:20-13:20

Westminster Pier | 12:25-13:25

There will be no departures from these piers during these times. After the race has passed Westminster Bridge services should return to the usual time table.

Thames River Services Timetable - 14th September 2019

Alternate Times Due To The Great River Race

 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:20, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00

 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30

 10:20, 10:50, 11:20, 13:20, 13:50, 14:20, 14:50, 15:20, 15:50, 16:20

 10:50, 11:50, 13:50, 14:50

 11:00, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:20, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00

 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30

Destinations

Westminster Pier is located on the North shore of the River Thames in the City of Westminster. The pier is a short walk from the Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament), Westminster Abbey & St. Margaret’s Church (A UNESCO World Heritage Site). Numerous museums & landmarks are within walking distance of Westminster Pier including the Banqueting House, Household Cavalry Museum, the National Gallery & the London Eye.

St. Katharine Dock was constructed by Thomas Telford & opened in 1828. The docks became popular with expensive cargo’s from around the world including ivory, shells, sugar, marble, wines, fragrant spices & perfumes. Today St. Katharine’s is a haven for yachts & historic vessels including traditional Thames sailing barges. A wide range of cafes, bars & restaurants are located at St. Katharine’s & regular food markets also take place throughout the week.

Greenwich Pier is located on the South shore of the River Thames in Maritime Greenwich, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The pier sits between the famous tea clipper Cutty Sark & Sir Christopher Wren’s Riverside Masterpiece, the Old Royal Naval College. Today the Royal Borough of Greenwich is an eclectic mix of historical & modern buildings. Greenwich town centre is home to a collection of museums, pubs, restaurants, markets & shops.

Choose by Ticket Type

Take a one-way cruise between Westminster, St. Katharine Pier, Greenwich or the Thames Flood Barrier*.

Take a cruise between Westminster, St. Katharine Pier, Greenwich or the Thames Flood Barrier* & return on a later sailing the same day.

Hop On / Hop Off at Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, St. Katharine Pier, Greenwich Pier & cruise through the Thames Flood Barrier*.

Choose by Pier

Cruise through the City of Westminster, City of London & Docklands before arriving in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Cruise through Docklands before arriving at the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Cruise upriver to St. Katharine Pier & Westminster Pier or take a 1-Hour round trip to the Thames Flood Barrier*.

Ein Besuch in London ist ohne eine Kreuzfahrt auf der Themse nicht komplett. Thames River Sightseeing bietet regelmäßige Verbindungen von sechs Piers an der Themse an, darunter Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Tower Bridge Quay (St. Katharine Pier) & Greenwich-Pier. Thames River Sightseeing verkehrt 361 Tage im Jahr mit einer Flotte von Allwetterschiffen mit geräumigen offenen Decks, perfekt für die Sommermonate und beheizten Salons mit Panoramafenstern für die kälteren Monate. Die Schiffe reichen von traditionelleren Fahrgastschiffen auf der Themse (London Rose) zu moderneren Schiffen, die speziell für die Themse gebaut wurden (Thomas Doggett). Eine Kreuzfahrt zwischen Westminster und Tower Bridge Quay dauert nur 30-40 Minuten und führt an zahlreichen Londoner Sehenswürdigkeiten vorbei, darunter dem New Palace of Westminster (Parlament), the London Eye, the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, the Shard, London Bridge & Tower Bridge.

Passengers can embark at Westminster Pier, Embankment Pier, Festival Pier, Bankside Pier, Tower Bridge Quay or Greenwich & take advantage of a range of ticketing options. Single tickets are suited for day trippers or passengers travelling in or out of London & return tickets allow passengers to disembark & explore before joining a return sailing later the same day. A 2 Day River Pass is the perfect option for anyone visiting London over multiple days. A River Pass allows unlimited travel on our services for just £21.00 per adult, a family River Pass is just £42.00 (für 2 Erwachsene + 3 Kinder).

Thames River Sightseeing bietet auch ausgezeichnete Gruppentarife und Rabatte, die perfekt für Familien, Reiseveranstalter oder Reisebüros sind. Toiletten und ein mehrsprachiger Audioguide sind auf allen Kreuzfahrten verfügbar. Der mehrsprachige Audioguide ist ein informativer Kommentar, der über unser WLAN an Bord in Englisch, Französisch, Deutsch, Italienisch, Spanisch oder Mandarin verfügbar ist (Smart-Gerät und Kopfhörer werden nicht mitgeliefert, Lesen Sie mehr).

Thames River Services Enquiries

Telefon | 0207 930 4097

Email | boats@thamesriverservices.co.uk

Thames River Services Enquiries

Telefon | 0207 930 4097

Email | boats@thamesriverservices.co.uk

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