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    Royal Wharf Pier, Bonnet Street, Royal Docks, London, E16 2SZ

    East Zone

  • Wheelchair

    This pier is accessible

    Accessible entrance: ///forks.ends.eating

  • Clipper

    RB1 and RB6 call at Royal Wharf

    Services stop here from early morning till late at night, 7 days a week.

  • Ticket (1)

    Ticket machine and Oyster Readers but no staffed ticket office

Opened on Thursday 7 November 2019, our 23rd pier provides a fast transport option to and from central London for residents of the Royal Docks, visitors to ExCel London and travellers using London City Airport.

London's longest pier, Royal Wharf includes a 162m² viewing platform for unparalleled views along the River Thames.

Royal Wharf Pier has step-free access from street level down to the pier, which makes travel for wheelchair and mobility scooter users, and people with pushchairs very simple.

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

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.

Westbound departures:

  First boat Last boat
Weekdays 06:41 21:36
Weekends 08:26 20:56


Eastbound departures:

  First boat Last boat
Weekdays 06:04 23:41
Weekends 09:44 23:51
Check timetable

Continuing your journey from Royal Wharf Pier

  • Subway

    West Silvertown or Pontoon Dock on the DLR are the nearest rail stations.

  • Bus

    Terminus for bus 241, connecting Stratford City and the Royal Wharf docks, is a short walk from Royal Wharf Pier. Get off at Prince Regent for access to ExCeL London. Canning Town is only 4 stops away with route 330; the bus stop is 8 minutes away.

  • Car Pickup

    On-going travel can be achieved via Uber. Request a trip, hop in, and relax.

  • Person Walk

    Royal Wharf Pier is located within a 30-minute walk of London City Airport, or only one stop on the DLR from Royal Wharf Pier.


Please read our full FAQ’s page.

What is Royal Wharf Pier’s nearest railway station?

The closest station to Royal Wharf Pier is West Silvertown, which is served by the DLR.

What is the postcode for Royal Wharf Pier?

The postcode for Royal Wharf Pier is E16 2SZ

Is Royal Wharf Pier accessible?

Yes, Royal Wharf Pier is wheelchair, mobility scooter and pram accessible by ramp.

Can I use my Oyster Card at Royal Wharf 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.

Can I cancel my booking and get a refund?

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