Crown Pier

About Crown Pier

Crown Pier is situated on the North shore of the River Thames near Blackfriars Railway & Road Bridges.

The pier is a short walk from Blackfriars Railway Station, Blackfriars Underground Station & Temple Underground Station.

 Crown Pier

Transport for London River Services Logo Daytime Cruises from Westminster Pier

We do not operate public cruises from Crown Pier however you can join us for a cruise from Westminster Pier. Westminster Pier is only a 21 minute walk (or two stops Westbound on the District or Circle Lines) from Crown Pier and is the departure point for a number of our events & cruises.

Thames River Services have been operating sightseeing tours on London’s River Thames for over 50 years. We cruise between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier (for Tower of London) & Greenwich Pier throughout the year with extra sailings to the Thames Flood Barrier between April – October. The cruises take place on-board a fleet of modern & traditional vessels with indoor & outdoor seating. Departures are every 30-40 minutes

Available Cruises

Evening Cruises from Westminster Pier

We do not operate public cruises from Crown Pier however you can join us for a cruise from Westminster Pier. Westminster Pier is only a 21 minute walk (or two stops Westbound on the District or Circle Lines) from Crown Pier and is the departure point for a number of our events & cruises.

Available Cruises

Private Charters from Crown Pier

Our versatile party boats are a popular choice on the River Thames. Large open decks, heated saloons & fully licensed bars are just a few of the facilities to be found on-board.

We provide a wide range of catering & dining options, perfectly paired with our extensive wine menu. Our entertainment options & decorations can also make your event truly unique.

Near Crown Pier

HQS Wellington

HQS Wellington is a Grimsby Class Sloop launched in 1934. She escorted convoys in the North Atlantic throughout the Second World War. She is now permanently moored on Victoria Embankment and is the livery hall of the Honorable Company of Master Mariners.

Somerset House

Somerset House was designed by William Chambers & completed 1801. The house has been home to the Royal Academy of Arts, the Royal Society, the General Register Office & the Inland Revenue. Today Somerset House is open to the public and regularly hosts concerts & other public events.

Savoy Hotel

The Savoy Hotel was built by Richard D’Oyly Carte & opened in 1889. The Savoy proved popular with tourists & was the first hotel in Britain to utilise electric lifts & be lit entirely by electric lighting. The Savoy boasts numerous bars & restaurants & is adjacent to the Savoy Theatre.

Crown Pier Gallery

*Transportation links are based on data from Transport for London, always check their website (tfl.gov.uk) when planning your journey.

Walking times & distances are average times based on data from Google Maps.