Headout logo. Link to home.

Westminister to Greenwich Thames River Sightseeing Cruise

Rated 4.5 out of 5.0 from 1778 reviews.

Glide by some of London’s must-see landmarks on a scenic sightseeing cruise from Westminster to Greenwich on the River Thames. Step aboard your comfortable cruise boat at Westminster Pier and listen to the entertaining audio commentary as you pass sights such as The Houses of Parliament, the Shard, Shakespeare’s Globe, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London. Drink in the views from the open or indoor deck, and at Greenwich, step ashore to visit London’s famous attractions!


  • Sit back and enjoy panoramic views of London’s skyline and waterfronts as you cruise eastward to Greenwich from Westminster

  • Enjoy great views of Tower Bridge, the Tower of London, Shakespeare’s Globe and more

  • Admire the sights and learn their stories and secrets as well as the history of the River Thames

  • Learn about London’s history and landmarks via the onboard audio commentary


  • One way ticket on a cruise between the London Piers of Westminster and Greenwich.


  • Snacks and beverages

cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

ratings & reviews

1.8K Ratings
Salvador Salar Puig


Jan, 2020
Was able to find cheap tickets at the very last minute! Will definitely use this app again
Ruth Parness


Jan, 2020
easy to check out orders
Stephen Clarke


Jan, 2020
Easy and very pleasant experience
venice villiers


Jan, 2020
Prices were good and the service was solid.


Jan, 2020
Excellent service. Keep the Good work

This cruise experience is a rather scenic, exciting and relaxing adventure on the mighty Thames. Escape the crowded tubes, buses clogged in traffic and enjoy a journey on this fleet of catamarans on the river. With incredible sights all around including The Houses of Parliament, the Shard, Shakespeare’s Globe, Tower Bridge and the Tower of London, this is not only the quickest way to get around, but also the most scenic. With departures every 30-40 minutes, you can board the cruise at the time best suited to you.

Cruising the Thames lets you experience central London from a different perspective. With dramatic views, fresh breeze and quick transfers, this experience is ideal, whether you’re a tourist or a local looking to beat the traffic.

Just head to Westminster and board your boat. After that, it's just smooth sailing. Sit back and relax as you’re transported through some of the most scenic views in all of the city. With panoramic views of the city’s top attractions, you’re sure to remember the views from this cruise.

Boat Information and Rules

  • All boats ply between a 30 and 40-minute frequency.

  • Boats run every day of the year apart from Christmas Day and Boxing Day

  • Service will run in all weather conditions apart from extreme fog.

  • All seating is based on a first-come, first-serve basis.


A festive timetable will be followed from Christmas Eve between Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - Wed, 1 Jan 2020.

Mon | 23 Dec | Usual weekday service

Tue | 24 Dec (Christmas Eve) | Reduced evening service

Last RB1Westbound departs Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) Pier at 7:55 PM. The last RB1 Eastbound departs Embankment Pier at 8:54 PM. The last RB6 Westbound departs from Blackfriars Pier at 7:23 PM, and the last RB6 Eastbound will depart Putney at 8:00 PM. The last RB4 departs Canary Wharf Pier at 10:02 PM.

Wed | 25 Dec (Christmas Day) | No service

Thur | 26 Dec (Boxing Day) | No service

Fri | 27 Dec | Usual weekday service

Sat | 28 Dec | Usual weekend service

Sun | 29 Dec | Usual weekend service

Mon | 30 Dec | Usual weekday service

Tue | 31st Dec (New Year's Eve) | Reduced evening service

Last RB1 Westbound departs Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) Pier at 6:05 PM. The last RB1 Eastbound service departs Embankment Pier at 7:04 PM. RB1 services will stop calling at London Eye (Waterloo) Pier at 2:45 PM. The last RB6 Westbound will depart Canary Wharf at 6:44 PM, and the last RB6 Eastbound departs Putney at 7:00 PM.

Wed | 1 Jan (New Year's Day) | Weekend service with reduced morning sailings

The first RB1 Westbound departs Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) Pier at 10:00 AM, the first RB1 Eastbound service departs Embankment Pier at 11:02 AM. First RB2 Westbound service will depart Tower Pier t 9:40 AM, and the first RB2 Eastbound service departs Battersea at 9:30 AM. RB4 service starts at 9:05 AM from Doubletree Docklands.


The tickets is valid only for the date for which you’ve scheduled the experience.

Your tickets will be emailed to you shortly. No need to print. Show your voucher on your mobile device at the venue along with a valid photo ID.

Missing any information?

The world on your tap!

Get the Headout app to get tickets on your phone and access app-only deals. Talk about win-win.

We've served 20 million+ guests and we are here for you

20 million +

Happy customers across 10,000+ experiences


5,000+ verified reviews with 90% excellent score

In the Media

Featured and recommended by the best brands

24 x 7 Help Center

Have a question? Live chat with local experts anywhere, anytime