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    Battersea Power Station Pier, Riverside Walk, Battersea, London, SW8 5BN

    Central Zone

  • Wheelchair

    This pier is accessible

    Accessible entrance: ///hype.tone.emerge

  • Clipper

    RB1, RB2 and RB6 call at Battersea

    RB1 services only stop here on weekday mornings.

  • Ticket (1)

    Ticket machine and Oyster Readers but no staffed ticket office

Battersea Power Station Pier (“Battersea Pier”) is located on the south bank of the River Thames, in front of Battersea Power Station's famous façade, the best views of London's most iconic chimneys are from the river and there is plenty for visitors to discover in the local area.

This pier has step-free access from the Riverside Walk pathway, perfect for passengers using a wheelchair or pram.

Tickets can be bought at ticket machines at the pier before travel, but to save time and money touch in and out with your Oyster or contactless card. You can also buy your tickets online or use the Uber app or the Thames Clippers Tickets app to buy tickets.

River Bus service patterns

Eastbound RB1, RB2 and RB6 departures towards central London, Canary Wharf and Greenwich:

  First boat Last boat
Weekdays 07:01 21:32
Weekends 08:05 22:30

Eastbound RB1, RB2 or RB6 services depart Battersea Power Station Pier every 10 - 30 minutes on weekdays, on weekends eastbound RB2 services depart every 30 minutes.

Weekday westbound RB6 departures towards Putney:

First morning boat Last morning boat First evening boat Last evening boat
06:05 10:26 16:38 20:24

Westbound RB6 services depart Battersea Power Station Pier every 20 - 30 minutes on weekdays.

Westbound RB1 and RB2 arrivals from central London, Canary Wharf and Greenwich:

  First boat Last boat
Weekdays 07:37 16:03
Weekends 09:28 22:26

Westbound RB1 or RB2 services arrive at Battersea Power Station Pier at roughly 30 minute intervals.

Please check our timetable before travelling

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Continuing your journey from Battersea Power Station Pier

  • Subway

    London Underground's recently opened Battersea Power Station is a short walk from the pier and is on the Northern line.

    Battersea Park Station is served by National Rail services to/ from Victoria on the Southern network and is around a 13-minute walk from the pier.

  • Bike

    If you’re a keen cyclist, there are three Santander Cycle Hire docking points on or near Battersea Park.

    Cycle Superhighway CS8 crosses nearby Chelsea Bridge and can be accessed from Queenstown Road.

  • Parking Fill

    Visitors travelling using a car to reach the pier are able to use the Circus West Village car park (depending on availability).

  • Car Pickup

    Taxis and Ubers usually drop off and pick up on Circus Road West, which is only a 2-minute walk from the pier, so traveling further inland is simple!


Please read our full FAQ’s page.

What is Battersea Power Station’s nearest tube station?

There isn’t a tube station within a short distance of Battersea Power Station but Battersea Park Railway Station is only around 13 minutes’ walk away.

What is the postcode for Battersea Power Station Pier?

The postcode for Battersea Power Station Pier is SW8 5BN

Can I buy tickets on the day?

Yes, tickets can be bought at ticket machines at the pier before travel.

Is Battersea Power Station Pier accessible?

Battersea Power Station Pier has step-free access from street level, so wheelchair users and people travelling with pushchairs can easily use our service.

Can I use my Oyster Card at Battersea Power Station Pier?

Yes, you can touch in and touch out with contactless payment cards or Oyster to pay as you go on all of our river boat services.