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    Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) Pier, Marlborough Road, Woolwich, London, SE18 6TL

    East River Zone

  • Wheelchair

    This pier is accessible

  • Clipper

    RB1 and RB5 call at Woolwich

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    Ticket machine and Oyster Readers but no staffed ticket office

Providing a vital connection between Woolwich and central London for commuters and visitors, you can sail to Canary Wharf in 32 minutes and London Bridge in 48 minutes from this pier.

For passengers using a wheelchair or mobility scooter, or pushing a pram, as it has step-free access from the Thames Path.

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 services

On weekdays, Eastbound RB1 services begin and terminate at Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) Pier every 30 minutes during the morning and evening, providing a direct connection to central London.

Currently, no services call at Woolwich during the daytime on weekdays.

On weekends, RB1 continues to serve the pier every 20 minutes during the morning and evening. Throughout the day on weekends, RB5 connects Woolwich to North Greenwich for RB1 services every 30 minutes.

Please check our timetable before travelling.

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Continuing your journey from Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) Pier

  • Subway

    Woolwich Arsenal Station is on the DLR and National Rail networks served by Southeastern and Thameslink services.

  • Bike

    This section of the Thames Path is cycle-friendly and stretches along the south bank of the river west to Greenwich Peninsula and east to Thamesmead.

  • Car Pickup

    Ubers are regularly available in Woolwich. Many buses stop at nearby Woolwich High Street.

  • Parking Fill

    Visitors travelling into the area by car are encouraged to use the nearby Calderwood Street Car Park, which is around a 9 minute walk from the pier.

FAQs

Please read our full FAQ’s page.

What is Royal Arsenal Woolwich Pier’s nearest railway station?

Woolwich Arsenal Station is the closest station to Royal Arsenal Woolwich Pier, which is served by the DLR.

What is the postcode for Woolwich Royal Arsenal Pier?

The postcode for Woolwich Royal Arsenal Pier is SE18 6TL

Is Woolwich Royal Arsenal Pier accessible?

Yes. Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) Pier is a great option for passengers using a wheelchair or mobility scooter, or pushing a pram, as it has step-free access from the Thames Path.

Can I use my Oyster Card at Royal Arsenal Woolwich 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.