What you will see

Make travel time part of your London adventure; board an Uber Boat by Thames Clippers and see the best view of the capital’s major sights as you set sail between them.

From The O2 to Battersea Power Station and everything in-between. Our fast and frequent River Bus service stops at world-famous London landmarks every 20 minutes.

You could explore the Tower of London and historic City of London from Tower Pier. Then sail beneath London’s most iconic bridge on your way to visit Maritime Greenwich, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in just 27 minutes!

Disembark at Westminster Pier to see the Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey. You could also take a stroll through St James’s Park to see Buckingham Palace.

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Family days out

Looking to make an extra special family day out? You'll find plenty of things to do along London's riverside, and travelling to them aboard the River Bus makes these moments even more memorable!

For art-loving families, our RB2 service makes travelling Tate to Tate a breeze! If trips to the theatre are your family's thing, the West End is moments away from Embankment Pier. Explore the great outdoors at Greenwich Park or visit Battersea Park from Battersea Power Station Pier.

Our high-speed boats are ideal for families or friendship groups to enjoy a day exploring London together. Each boat can carry up to 220 passengers, with compartment-style seating available on most vessels.

We also offer joint tickets with many London attractions.

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What's on board

With natural light, fantastic views and fresh air, you’ll glide safely across London aboard the River Bus, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Drinks and snacks are available at the onboard Café Bar. Every passenger is guaranteed a comfortable seat in our spacious, climate-controlled cabins or breezy open-air back decks.

Toilets are on board all vessels, larger vessels have accessible toilets with baby-changing facilities.

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Ready to explore London by River Bus?

We have a range of affordable ticket options that can be suited to your group.

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Group bookings & school trips

Groups greater than 10 can benefit from a group discount. We also offer Park & Glide options for coaches, so you can park your coach at The O2 then sail into central London.

Please get in touch if you would like to make a school booking. We can tailor your experience and provide educational resources created in conjunction with the London Transport Museum.

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