Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) Pier
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East River Zone
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.
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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Woolwich Arsenal Station is on the DLR and National Rail networks served by Southeastern and Thameslink services.
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.
Ubers are regularly available in Woolwich. Many buses stop at nearby Woolwich High Street.
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.
Please read our full FAQ’s page.
Woolwich Arsenal Station is the closest station to Royal Arsenal Woolwich Pier, which is served by the DLR.
The postcode for Woolwich Royal Arsenal Pier is SE18 6TL
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.
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.
Yes, tickets can be bought at ticket machines at the pier before travel.