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    Blackfriars Pier, Upper Thames Street, London, EC4V 3QR

    Central Zone

  • Wheelchair

    This pier is accessible

    Accessible entrance: crisis.afford.pure

  • Clipper

    RB1 and RB6 call at Blackfriars Pier

    Services only stop here during mornings and evenings on weekdays.

  • Ticket (1)

    Ticket machine and Oyster Readers but no staffed ticket office

    Bankside Pier has a staffed ticket office and is just across Millennium Bridge

The pier offers convenient access to the areas of Blackfriars, Castle Baynard, Cordwainer and the City of London. There are a number of well-known attractions within walking distance of the pier and many workplaces.

Blackfriars Pier is wheelchair, mobility scooter and pram accessible.

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.

River Bus service patterns

No services call at Blackfriars Pier during the daytime on weekdays or at all on weekends.
At off-peak times and weekends, please cross Millennium Bridge and use Bankside Pier which is served throughout the day.

Eastbound RB1 and RB6 departures towards Canary Wharf, Greenwich and Woolwich:

First morning boat Last morning boat First evening boat Last evening boat
07:22 10:16 16:47 22:37

Eastbound services depart Blackfriars pier roughly every 10 - 30 minutes.

Westbound RB1 and RB6 arrivals from central London, Canary Wharf and Greenwich:

First morning boat Last morning boat First evening boat Last evening boat
05:43 10:27 16:11 22:11

Westbound services depart Blackfriars pier roughly every 10 - 30 minutes.

Please check our timetable before travelling

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Continuing your journey from Blackfriars Pier

  • Subway

    Blackfriars Underground and National Rail station is located just 3 minutes' walk from the pier. Blackfriars Station is is on the Circle and District tube lines, Thameslink, and Southeastern National Rail networks.

  • Bike

    There is a Santander Cycle Station on Queen Victoria Street.

    The pier is on Cycle Superhighway CS3. 

  • Parking Fill

    There are nearby car parks called Baynard House and Green Parking. Blackfriars Pier is within the Congestion Zone and ULEZ.

  • Car Pickup

    Passengers who wish to catch a bus or use a taxi for the remainder of their journey can do so on the nearby Queen Victoria Street.

    There will likely be many Uber drivers ready for service in this area too.

FAQs

Please read our full FAQ’s page.

What is Blackfriars Pier’s nearest railway station?

The nearest train stations to the pier are Blackfriars Underground and Overground stations, around a 3 minute walk.

What is the postcode for Blackfriars Pier?

The postcode for Blackfriars Pier is EC4V 3QR

Is Blackfriars Pier accessible?

Blackfriars Pier is wheelchair, mobility scooter and pram accessible by ramp.

Can I use my Oyster Card at Blackfriars 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.

Can I buy tickets on the day?

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