Thames River Sightseeing Timetable

Thames River Sightseeing (formerly Thames River Services) have been operating cruises on the River Thames for over 50 years. All of our sightseeing vessels are operated by experienced crew & feature indoor seating, outdoor seating & open decks.

Why Choose Thames River Sightseeing

  • Modern & traditional sightseeing boats with open decks, heated saloons & toilet facilities.
  • Regular departures: Every 30-40 Minutes.
  • Scenic cruises between Westminster, Tower of London & Greenwich  passing more than 44 London landmarks.
  • Wi-Fi Audio Guide available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, German & Mandarin. (Smart device & headphones are not provided, Read More)
  • Cruises to the Thames Flood Barrier. (Selected Dates: April-October)

Thames River Sightseeing Routes

Westminster to Greenwich (Blue Route)

Westminster PierSt. Katharine Pier (Tower of London)Greenwich Pier (Cutty Sark)

Hop-On-Hop-Off (Pink Route)

Westminster PierEmbankment PierFestival PierBankside PierSt. Katharine Pier (Tower of London)

Westminster to Greenwich (Blue Route)

Peak Season | June, July & August

Westminster Pier Departures

To Greenwich Pier

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

Peak Season | 16:30, 17:00

To Greenwich Pier & The Thames Barrier

10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30

St. Katharine Pier Departures

To Greenwich Pier

10:20, 10:50, 11:20, 11:50, 12:20, 12:50, 13:20, 13:50, 14:20, 14:50, 15:20, 15:50, 16:20

Peak Season | 16:50, 17:20

To Greenwich Pier & The Thames Barrier

10:50, 11:50, 12:50, 13:50, 14:50

Greenwich Pier Departures

To St. Katharine Pier & Westminster Pier

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

Peak Season | 17:30, 18:00

To The Thames Barrier

11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30

Westminster Pier Departures

To Greenwich Pier

10:20, 11:00, 11:40, 12:20, 13:00, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00, 15:30*

*15:30 sailing does not operate during January or February.

St. Katharine Pier Departures

To Greenwich Pier

10:40, 11:20, 12:00, 12:40, 13:20, 14:00, 14:40, 15:20, 15:50*

*15:50 sailing does not operate during January or February.

Greenwich Pier Departures

To St. Katharine Pier & Westminster Pier

11:20, 12:00, 12:40, 13:20, 14:00, 14:40, 15:20, 16:00, 16:30*

*16:30 sailing does not operate during January or February.

* Cruises to the Thames Flood Barrier will only operate between 30th March 2020 – 1st November 2020.

The last boat to the Thames Barrier departs Westminster Pier at 14:30, St. Katharine Pier at 14:50 & Greenwich Pier at 15:30.

The Thames Barrier Cruise is a 1-Hour round trip with no stops. Pre-booked groups can arrange to be dropped off or collected from Barrier Gardens Pier near the Thames Barrier Information Centre.

Hop-On-Hop-Off (Pink Route)

Monday to Friday Departures

Westminster Pier Departures

11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00

Embankment Pier Departures

11:05, 12:05, 13:05, 14:05, 15:05

Festival Pier Departures

11:10, 12:10, 13:10, 14:10, 15:10

Bankside Pier Departures

11:25, 12:25, 13:25, 14:25, 15:25

St. Katharine Pier Departures

11:30, 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, 15:30

Saturday & Sunday Departures

Westminster Pier Departures

 11:00, 11:40, 12:20, 13:00, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00, 15:40

Embankment Pier Departures

11:05, 11:45, 12:25, 13:05, 13:45, 14:25, 15:05, 15:45

Festival Pier Departures

11:10, 11:50, 12:30, 13:10, 13:50, 14:30, 15:10, 15:50

Bankside Pier Departures

11:25, 12:05, 12:45, 13:25, 14:05, 14:45, 15:25, 16:05

St. Katharine Pier Departures

11:30, 12:10, 12:50, 13:30, 14:10, 14:50, 15:30, 16:10

Westminster Pier Departures

 11:00, 11:40, 12:20, 13:00, 13:40, 14:20, 15:00, 15:40, 16:20, 17:00

Embankment Pier Departures

11:05, 11:35, 12:05, 12:35, 13:05, 13:35, 14:05, 14:35, 15:05, 15:35, 16:05, 16:35, 17:05

Festival Pier Departures

11:10, 11:50, 12:30, 13:10, 13:50, 14:30, 15:10, 15:50, 16:30, 17:10

Bankside Pier Departures

11:25, 12:05, 12:45, 13:25, 14:05, 14:45, 15:25, 16:05, 16:45, 17:25

St. Katharine Pier Departures

11:30, 12:10, 12:50, 13:30, 14:10, 14:50, 15:30, 16:10, 16:50, 17:30

Westminster Pier Departures

11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00, 17:30, 18:00, 18:30

Embankment Pier Departures

11:05, 11:35, 12:05, 12:35, 13:05, 13:35, 14:05, 14:35, 15:05, 15:35, 16:05, 16:35, 17:05, 17:35, 18:05, 18:35

Festival Pier Departures

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, 17:40, 18:10, 18:40

Bankside Pier Departures

11:25, 11:55, 12:25, 12:55, 13:25, 13:55, 14:25, 14:55, 15:25, 15:55, 16:25, 16:55, 17:25, 17:55, 18:25, 18:55

St. Katharine Pier Departures

11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00, 16:30, 17:00, 17:30, 18:00, 18:30, 19:00

Westminster Pier Departures

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

Embankment Pier Departures

11:05, 11:35, 12:05, 12:35, 13:05, 13:35, 14:05, 14:35, 15:05, 15:35, 16:05, 16:35, 17:05, 17:35, 18:05, 18:35

Festival Pier Departures

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

Bankside Pier Departures

11:25, 11:55, 12:25, 12:55, 13:25, 13:55, 14:25, 14:55, 15:25, 15:55, 16:25, 16:55, 17:25

St. Katharine Pier Departures

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

Please note our sailing times can vary due to the weather, tides & traffic on the River.

Thames River Sightseeing operate daytime cruises between Westminster Pier, St. Katharine Pier & Greenwich Pier. Between April & October Thames River Sightseeing also operate cruises through the Thames Barrier.

Please note our sailing times can vary due to the weather, tides & traffic on the River.