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    Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London, WC2N 6NU

    Central River Zone

  • Wheelchair

    This pier is accessible

  • Clipper

    RB1, RB2 and RB6 call at Embankment

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    Ticket machine and Oyster Readers and staffed ticket office

    Ticket office opening times: 10:00 - 18:00*

    *Subject to change

The pier is well located for tourists, residents and commuters wishing to access Central London. Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, Carnaby and Mayfair are all a short walk from Embankment Pier.

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.

Wi-Fi is available at this pier

River Bus service patterns

Passengers can use our RB1, RB2 and RB6 river bus services during the week, and our RB1, and RB2 during weekends.

The Embankment Pier timetable sees boats running a direct Eastbound and Westbound service for residents and visitors every 20 minutes in the morning and evening peak times and offers passengers a view of London from the river.

Please check our timetable before travelling.

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Do you have The London Pass?

Good news! Uber Boat by Thames Clippers is now one of the 80+ attractions included in London’s market-leading digital multi-attraction pass. We're also the perfect transport option between attractions, with many just a short walk from our piers.

We accept The London Pass at Embankment Pier, as well as Westminster, London Bridge City, and Tower piers. Simply download the pass to your phone and present it at the ticket office to receive your all-day River Roamer ticket.

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Continuing your journey from Embankment Pier

  • Subway

    Embankment Station is across the street from Embankment Pier and is on London Underground's District, Circle, Bakerloo and Northern lines. On National Rail, Southeastern trains terminate at Charing Cross station which is a short walk from the pier.

  • Bike

    Embankment Pier is on CS3 on the Cycle Superhighways network.

    The nearest Santander Cycle Stations are on Northumberland Avenue or Savoy Place.

  • Car Pickup

    Ongoing bus, Uber and taxi travel are available from Victoria Embankment.


Please read our full FAQ’s page.

What is Embankment Pier’s nearest railway station?

Embankment Station is just a one-minute walk away and it offers ongoing travel via the Bakerloo, Circle, District and Northern Lines. Charing Cross Underground Station is the closest railway station and is around an 8-minute walk from the pier. Charing Cross offers both underground and overground travel, connecting to the Bakerloo and Northern lines.

What is the postcode for Embankment Pier?

The postcode for Embankment Pier is WC2N 6NU

Is Embankment Pier accessible?

Travellers with accessibility needs will be pleased to know that Embankment Pier is wheelchair, mobility scooter and pram accessible by ramp.

Can I use my Oyster Card at Embankment Pier?

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

Can I buy tickets on the day?

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