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Celebrating our 25th anniversary with all day sailing ticket giveaway Read more

Published 23rd May 2024

Plus new limited-edition anniversary pale ale available on board to celebrate the capital’s leading River Bus service

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London’s love boat offers romantic river date this Valentine’s Day Read more

Published 23rd January 2024

Surprise your loved one this Valentine’s Day with a luxury river cruise through the heart of the capital.


New booking and ticketing platform Read more

Published 6th December 2023

We are delighted to announce that we have launched a new improved and more modern booking and ticketing system that we hope will enhance the experience of customers booking on our website.

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Sail to work and save with new commuter ticket Read more

Published 25th September 2023

Your morning commute now costs 25% less with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers.


UK transport gets greener with arrival of first hybrid high speed passenger ferry Read more

Published 12th September 2023

The first of three new hybrid boats joins the Uber Boat by Thames Clippers fleet


Neighbourhood Edit magazine unveils its latest volume in print and digital Read more

Published 1st August 2023

Neighbourhood Edit, a tastemaker-curated lifestyle magazine, has unveiled its latest volume alongside a partnership with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

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Unlocking West London by river with new services Read more

Published 28th July 2023

The expansion of our services to Chelsea, Wandsworth and Putney offers weekend services to and from the West of London

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A lifesaving partnership on the Thames Read more

Published 30th June 2023

We’re very proud to announce a new three-year fundraising partnership with the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution).

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Make waves and sail through the capital this half-term Read more

Published 24th May 2023

London’s premier river bus service, Uber Boat by Thames Clippers, is whisking passengers to some of London’s hottest seasonal attractions, and with fantastic prices for family days out.

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Enjoy the royal treatment this May Read more

Published 24th April 2023

To mark King Charles III’s Coronation, join London’s River Bus service to enjoy a right royal journey through the capital, taking in the sights and hopping off to explore iconic landmarks with historic ties to the royal family.

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London’s River Bus freezes and reduces fares to protect commuters Read more

Published 16th February 2023

London’s river commuters will be protected from the price increases hitting many parts of the daily spend, thanks to the freezing and reduction of the cost of Uber Boat by Thames Clippers’ season ticket, flexible, and cross river fares.

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Every dog has his day (out): Walk Your Dog! month with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers Read more

Published 30th January 2023

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers is leading the way this Walk Your Dog! month by ferrying you and your furry friends to London’s p-awesome riverside parks.

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Jingle All the Way when you Sail with Santa Read more

Published 24th November 2022

Christmas has Uber Boat by Thames Clippers feeling extra Santa-mental as they are giving families the chance to set sail with Santa Claus through the capital. Meet the jolly fella himself and enjoy the sparkly lights adorning London’s iconic landmarks along the river.

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Boogie Woogie through the capital with the Jazz Boat Read more

Published 7th November 2022

Take to the Thames with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers and celebrate the EFG London Jazz Festival by noodling through the city while enjoying a live Jazz performance on board on Sunday 13 November.

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London’s leading River Bus service takes ownership of Gravesend Town Pier Read more

Published 4th November 2022

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers has today completed the purchase of the world's oldest surviving cast iron pier, Gravesend Town Pier.

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Uber Boat by Thames Clippers Launches New Cross River Ticketing Option Read more

Published 5th September 2022

New ticket offers London’s commuters a quick and convenient route across the Thames


Combine pedal power and River Bus for a flexible, fit, and fun way to explore London this summer Read more

Published 3rd August 2022

More Londoners than you might expect live within a quick cycle of an Uber Boat by Thames Clippers pier, and with it, the rest of London

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Explore London by river with the kids this summer Read more

Published 28th July 2022

The best way to travel from one fun-packed location to another this summer is to join Uber Boat by Thames Clippers – London's River Bus.

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Covid-19 safety measures Read more

Published 27th June 2022

Safety measures are in place for the health and safety of staff and passengers

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East London gets vital new River Thames transport connection Read more

Published 25th April 2022

Barking Riverside Pier is now open.

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Northleaf Capital Partners acquires majority interest in Uber Boat by Thames Clippers Read more

Published 25th April 2022

Global private markets investment firm Northleaf has acquired a majority interest in Uber Boat by Thames Clippers from AEG, the world’s leading sport and live entertainment company.

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Don’t worry, be hoppy Read more

Published 11th April 2022

Explore London this Easter with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

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1 in 5 of Londoners could commute by river Read more

Published 31st March 2022

Could you be benefiting from a spacious, fast, and airy river commute?

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Early morning boat trips offer a relaxing commute for returning workers Read more

Published 1st February 2022

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers offers regular commuter services between Putney and Woolwich

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Hybrid boats to revolutionise sustainable river travel Read more

Published 18th January 2022

New green design is latest move in Uber Boat by Thames Clippers’ strategy to net zero


Join Santa on the river this Christmas Read more

Published 7th December 2021

With twinkling lights, the echoes of carols, and perhaps a sprinkling of snow, London always feels magical at Christmas. Join Uber Boat by Thames Clippers to experience the ultimate Christmas cheer this December.

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Green Marine Future Read more

Published 23rd September 2021
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Sky’s the limit – sail and skate in the capital Read more

Published 6th August 2021

In honour of Team GB’s 13-year-old bronze medal-winning skateboarder, we have installed dedicated skateboard storage on board its aptly named Sky (Brown) Clipper.

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Glide from Gravesend and Tilbury into central London this summer Read more

Published 26th July 2021

Gravesend and Tilbury residents can plan a summer day out with a difference this August as London’s leading River Bus service, Uber Boat by Thames Clippers, is offering the opportunity to travel to the capital by boat on board two special Saturday services.


James Berry wins Doggett’s Read more

Published 28th June 2021

One of our very own captains has walked away with a first-place victory in the annual race on the Thames

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Lifebuoy on board Read more

Published 4th June 2021

Dispensers for the Unilever brand Lifebuoy, the world’s number one hygiene soap brand, are now available on board every vessel and some of our piers as Unilever becomes Uber Boat by Thames Clippers’ new Official Hand Sanitising Partner.

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TfL appoints Uber Boat by Thames Clippers as the operator to run temporary Hammersmith ferry service Read more

Published 30th March 2021

The service will take pedestrians and cyclists over the Thames while Hammersmith Bridge undergoes vital repair and refurbishment works.

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International Women's Day 2021 - Revisiting our first all-female crew Read more

Published 8th March 2021

It's been three years since our first all-female crew sailed through the glass ceiling. For International Women's Day 2021, we've revisited them to see how they're getting on.

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London sightseeing sails into a new era Read more

Published 3rd March 2021

We are excited to announce a five year partnership with The London Pass®, London’s market-leading digital multi-attraction pass. This new partnership will give visitors the option to experience some of the capital’s most iconic landmarks from the river. 

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Halloween with a boo-tiful view Read more

Published 19th October 2020

With the prospect of going door-to-door this year off the cards, take to the river for a spooky day in London. Enjoy a Halloween-themed day out with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers and seek out spooky, quirky and frightful adventures along the way.

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Adventures in Autumn Read more

Published 11th October 2020

The days may be getting cooler, but with autumn comes a different perspective on exploring London. Here are five landmarks you can enjoy from the river on a day out. 

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DHL now delivers on the river! Read more

Published 28th September 2020

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express delivery service provider, has launched London’s first riverboat parcel delivery service, which aims to ease congestion and provide a reliable and efficient way of transporting deliveries across the capital.

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Uber Boat by Thames Clippers Launch Read more

Published 3rd August 2020

The first branded Uber Boat by Thames Clippers set sail on the River Thames today, marking the start of a partnership between Uber and Thames Clippers.


Barking Riverside Pier Read more

Published 10th July 2020

Our service will extend further east and call at a 24th pier

Announcing new partnership Read more

Published 8th July 2020

As confirmed in the press we will be formally announcing a partnership with Uber later this summer 2020. Our vessels are currently being re-painted and our new name will be Uber Boat by Thames Clippers.

Thames Clippers turns 20 Read more

Published 22nd May 2019

Venus Clipper makes a splash Read more

Published 18th February 2019