1: The London Eye, Boarding Gate One
Nestled in the shadow of one of the most iconic and accessible landmarks on the river, our home at the London Eye guarantees both convenience and the ‘wow’ factor. Head here for The Ultimate London Adventure, Captain Kidd’s Canary Wharf, Thames Barrier Explorer’s Voyage and The London Edge Skyride.
Getting Here – The London Eye
The world famous London Eye is a perfect starting point for any London Sightseeing Adventure. You’ll feel right in the heart of it all on the famous Southbank, with County Hall, Big Ben and Westminster Bridge looming overhead.
Meet us for Check-In:
Boarding Gate One, The London Eye Millennium Pier
Westminster Bridge Road
The London Eye is located on the Southbank of the river Thames, opposite the Houses of Parliament, Embankment and The Strand.
The London Eye is located within easy walking distance from several London Underground stations: Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross and Westminster.
Waterloo is the closest, about five minutes walking distance. Leave the station via "Exit 6" and follow signs for the Southbank and The London Eye.
Embankment and Charing Cross stations are close together on the north side of the River Thames. Both tube stations are a ten minute walk to reach the London Eye. From the station, cross over Hungerford Bridge and head for The London Eye.
Westminster and Embankment are on the Circle and District line.
Westminster tube station is the closest station to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. From Westminster tube station, take exit one and follow signs for London Eye. Check journey details and service updates here for London Underground
The closest rail stations to The London Eye are Waterloo and Charing Cross. Waterloo is the closest, about five minutes walking distance. Leave the station via "Exit 6" and follow signs for Southbank and/or The London Eye.
Charing Cross is about a fifteen minute walk to the London Eye. Cross over Hungerford Bridge and head for The London Eye. Check journey details and service updates here for British Rail
Buses to The London Eye include the 211, 77 and 381. The London Eye is on most London sightseeing bus tours and on the RV1 route that connects the London Eye to the Tate Modern and Covent Garden. Check journey details and service updates here for London Buses
We do not recommend driving into the city, however there are many public car parks in The London Eye area. The nearest one to use is on Belvedere Road.
Please note that The London Eye is within the Congestion Charge Zone.
You can also navigate to The London Eye's Pier by river, ideally The Thames Clippers. There are a number of services which stop off at The London Eye Millennium Pier, meaning you can travel here from the O2, Millbank, Bankside, Embankment, Blackfriars, London Bridge, Tower, Canary Wharf, Hilton Docklands, Masthouse Terrace, Greenwich, Royal Arsenal Woolwich, St. Katherine's or Westminster Piers.
For more information see our sightseeing around London page.
The London Eye offers first class baby changing, disabled and male/female wc facilities for all London RIB Voyages customer.
Tickets and check-in
Check in at Boarding Gate1 (One), The London Eye Millennium Pier. This is the up-stream end of the London Eye pier nearest Westminster Bridge and Big Ben.
A member of London RIB Voyage experienced team will look forward to meeting you 15 minutes before your allocated departure time.
2: St Katharine Pier, Boarding Gate One
In order to accommodate the speed demons amongst you we decided to set up a base outside the speed limit. From here you can head straight into the high speed zone of the Thames and enjoy our Break the Barrier experience – 40 minutes of all out speed!
Getting here - St Katharine’s Pier
St Katharine’s Pier is situated on the outskirts of St Katharine’s Dock next to Tower Bridge on the north bank of the Thames and directly in front of the Guoman (Tower) Hotel
Meet us for Check-In:
St Katharine’s Pier
St Katharine's Way
The entrance onto the pier is the one nearest to Tower Bridge (not the locked commercial slipway further down). Please do not wait at the sales booth (your email confirmation acts as your ticket/s). Instead follow the footpath down onto the pier and you will find us by the further waiting shelter.
Eight minute walk from Tower Hill tube station with Circle and District Lines.
Ten minute walk from Aldgate tube station with Circle and Metropolitan Lines.
Seventeen minute walk from Liverpool Street Station with Central, Hammersmith and City Lines.
Eight minute walk from Fenchurch Station.
Fifteen minute walk from Canon Street Station.
By Docklands Light Railway (head towards The Tower, then St Katharine's Pier.
Six minute walk from Tower Gateway, DLR (Tower Gateway Branch)
Fifteen minute walk from Shadwell DLR (Bank Branch)
Buses to St Katharine's Dock include numbers 15, 25, 42, 78, 100 and RV1 route that connects to the Tate Modern and Covent Garden. The pier is a short walk from the dock, heading for the river.
We advise against driving to St Katharine's Pier but there is a car park within walking distance in St Katharine's Dock. City Quay Car Park located on Thomas More Street, just outside of the congestion zone.
Three minute walk from Tower Pier with regular river bus public service.
Tickets and check-in
A member of London RIB Voyage experienced team will look forward to meeting you 15 minutes before your allocated departure time on the pier