The "Quay" to the city, just 44 nautical miles from Central London.

London International Cruise Terminal, Tilbury

About Tilbury Terminal

Tilbury Terminal is located on the North shore of the River Thames.

Travelling between Tilbury & Central London can take as little as 3-hours on-board our executive private launch, M.V Churchill.


London International Cruise Terminal, Essex, Tilbury, RM18 7NG

Transportation Links*

 London International Cruise Terminal Location

Executive Private Launches (12 Passengers)

M.V Churchill is an executive private launch steeped in history & available for for transfers between Tilbury Terminal & the City. Churchill can comfortably carry 12 passengers. Churchill boats a comfortable saloon furnished with sleek upholstery, Bluetooth sound system & toilet facilities. Churchill’s rear deck is perfect for sightseeing as we pass countless landmarks on the journey upriver.

Class V Boats (Up to 170 Passengers)

M.V Valulla
M.V Valulla at Westminster

M.V Valulla can carry up to 170 passengers. The saloon is furnished with tables & chairs & is home to a fully-licensed bar. Vallula’s upper deck is completely open, perfect for sightseeing on the journey upriver.

Near London International Cruise Terminal

Tilbury Fort (Photo property of English Heritage)

The first fort at Tilbury was constructed by Henry VIII & Queen Elizabeth used the fort as a rallying point in the run up to the Spanish Armada. The fort has been used in defensive purposes from the 16th Century to the Second World War.

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

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