Thames Clippers, from Putney to Greenwich

Address:
Thames Clippers, Piers from Putney to Greenwich, London 51.503941 -0.119625
Dates & Time:
Every day
For Embankment Pier (towards Greenwich) -- Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 7 AM to 9.10 PM, and then every hour until 11.10 PM (Mon-Fri), and roughly every 30 mins from 9.30 AM to 9.10 PM, and then every hour until 11.10 PM (Sat-Sun)
For London Eye Pier (towards Greenwich) -- Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 7 AM to 9.15 PM, and then every hour until 11.15 PM (Mon-Fri), and roughly every 30 mins from 9.35 AM to 9.10 PM, and then every hour until 11.10 PM (Sat-Sun)
For London Bridge Pier (towards Greenwich) -- Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 6.50 AM to 9.30 PM, and then every hour until 11.30 PM (Mon-Fri), and roughly every 30 mins from 9.50 AM to 9.25 PM, and then every hour until 11.25 PM (Sat-Sun)
For Tower Millennium Pier (towards Greenwich) -- Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 7.20 AM to 9.30 PM, and then every hour until 11.30 PM (Mon-Fri), and roughly every 30 mins from 9.55 AM to 9.30 PM, and then every hour until 11.30 PM (Sat-Sun)
For Tower Millennium Pier (towards Westminster) -- Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 6.35 AM to 8.45 PM, and then every hour until 10.45 PM (Mon-Fri), and roughly every 30 mins from 9.10 AM to 8.45 PM, and then every hour until 10.45 PM (Sat-Sun)
For Greenwich Pier (towards Westminster) -- Boats leave roughly every 30 mins from 6.15 AM to 8.30 PM, and then every hour until 10.30 PM (Mon-Fri), and roughly every 30 mins from 8.50 AM to 8.30 PM, and then every hour until 10.30 PM (Sat-Sun)
Tickets & Cost:
Adults single tickets £5 to £8.20 (depending which piers you are travelling between, and whether you pay by cash or get a travelcard/oyster card discount); Adult day passes £11.55 to £17.35
Child (5 to 15) single tickets £2.50 to £4.10; Child day passes £5.75 to £8.65
See thamesclippers.com for more information
Parking:
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Minicabs:
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Buses:
The following bus routes go near Thames Clippers: For London Eye: 12, 53, 59, 76, 77, 148, 159, 211, 341, 381, RV1; For Greenwich Pier: 129, 177, 180,
London bus fares 2016
Trains:
The best London underground train stations to visit Thames Clippers are Charing Cross Embankment Waterloo Westminster
Note: The actual closest train station to Thames Clippers is Waterloo
London train fares 2016
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Read The London Craig blog> Read Craig’s review  I’ve tried this event myself. Check out my London blog for a full review, with photos.  Feel free to ask me a question about this event

Thames Clippers operate boats from Putney all the way to Greenwich -- a 15-mile stretch that takes you through the whole of central London.

The boats are aimed at commuters rather than tourists, and the boats don't have as many outside seats as some of the other London cruises, but it can still be an enjoyable way to travel up and down the river.

They make frequent stops along the way, at places like Chelsea, London Eye, Embankment (for Trafalgar Square), Blackfriars (for Temple), Bankside (for Tate Modern and the Globe), London Bridge (for the Shard), Tower Millennium (for the Tower of London and Tower Bridge), Canary Wharf, Greenwich (for the Cutty Sark and Royal Observatory) and North Greenwich (for The O2).

Unfortunately they don't offer one boat that goes the entire way -- if you want to enjoy the entire route then you will have to change boats when you get to the Embankment. All of the boats have snack bars selling food and drink onboard, and they sell day passes too -- so you enjoy a whole day floating up and down the Thames.

Craig has been on this boat himself, and has written a big review, with lots of photos of what you can see out the window.

You might also like to check out the TRS River Cruise and City Cruise before you decide to buy a ticket, as they all operate similar boats from the same piers. Craig has written reviews of those ones as well: TRS River Cruise review, and City Cruises review.

If you fancy something a bit more exciting (eg: terrifying), then how about speeding boat instead? London Rib Voyages offer speed boats up the Thames which will really get your heart pumping.

 

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