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    Putney Pier, Putney Embankment, Putney, London, SW15 1JW

    West Zone

  • Wheelchair

    This pier is accessible

    Accessible entrance: ///drift.glee.wilt

  • Ticket (1)

    Ticket machine and Oyster Readers but no staffed ticket office

  • Mooring Bollard Fill

    Pier facilities

    This pier is not sheltered

Putney Pier can be found next to Putney Embankment, just upriver from Putney Bridge on the River Thames. The Pier is perhaps most famous for being near the starting point for the Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Races.

Putney Pier is very popular among residents and commuters living in the areas of Putney and Hurlingham and Fulham.

Ready to start loving your commute? Find the ticket option that’s right for you.

River Bus service patterns

   RB2 and RB6 services call at Putney.

The times below indicate the first and last departures from this pier. However, these services may not call at all piers. Please always check the timetable before travelling.

Eastbound departures:

  First boat Last boat
Weekdays 06:30 21:25
Weekends 10:05 20:05
Check timetable

Continuing your journey from Putney Pier

  • Subway

    Putney Station is a 9-minute walk up Putney High Street and is served by South Western Railway services.

    Putney Bridge Station is on London Underground's District line and is around 10 minutes' walk across Putney Bridge from the pier.

  • Bike

    The nearest Santander Cycle Station is on Lower Richmond Road. 

  • Car Pickup

    London Buses serve Lower Richmond Road.

    It's likely that there will be many Uber drivers ready for service in this area too.

  • Parking Fill

    People travelling to or from the pier by car can use the nearby CarParkDirect car park, found at 329-339 Putney Bridge Rd, Putney, London SW15 2PG


Please read our full FAQ’s page.

What is Putney Pier’s nearest railway station?

The nearest station to the pier is Putney Bridge Station, which can be reached via a short walk (roughly 10 minutes) over Putney Bridge.

What is the postcode for Putney Pier?

The postcode for Putney Pier is SW15 1JW

How do I enter Putney Pier?

The gate to Putney Pier will be locked until a boat arrives. When one of our vessels does arrive, a member of crew will unlock the gate remotely.

Is Putney Pier accessible?

Putney Pier is accessible from street level via a ramp. However, please be aware that people travelling with a mobility scooter will need to apply for a Mobility Scooter Recognition Scheme before being able board any of our vessels.

Can I use my Oyster Card at Putney 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 ticket machines at the pier before travel.

Can I cancel my booking and get a refund?

Yes, but we require 72 hours’ notice before travelling in order to arrange a refund.