Last updated: 28 July 2021 at 10:30


Tickets are now sold out for both 7 and 14 August.
If you have tickets to sail with us on 14 August, and intend to use Jetstream Tours' Gravesend - Tilbury ferry service, please ensure you book your crossing in advance.

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Take to the water for a London day out with a difference!

This summer, we'll be making two special sailings to/ from Gravesend, on 7 August, and Tilbury, on 7 and 14 August. From the Estuary towns, you'll be able to travel directly into the heart of capital with fresh air, spectacular views and an onboard café bar.

From Tilbury, the boat will take just 40 minutes to reach Greenwich Peninsula (North Greenwich Pier), or 60 minutes to London Bridge (London Bridge City Pier). Along the way, you'll sail past many of the city's iconic sights including; The Thames Barrier, The O2, The Old Royal Naval College Greenwich, Canary Wharf and under Tower Bridge.

Our River Bus service is the perfect way to get around the capital, as well as bookend your trip into town. With an All Day ticket, you can make unlimited use of our services for the day, turning travel time into part of your London adventure!

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers regular services depart central London piers every 10 - 20 minutes. You'll benefit from a guaranteed seat once you're on board and there's no getting caught in traffic jams, just plain sailing. 

Our Gravesend/ Tilbury services will call at North Greenwich and London Bridge City piers only.

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Timetable

Saturday 7 August

On Saturday 7 August, we'll depart from Gravesend Pier at 09:45, and from Tilbury Pier at 10:00. Our return service will depart from London Bridge City Pier at 17:30.

  Outbound Return
Gravesend Pier 0945 1845
Tilbury Pier 1000 1830
North Greenwich Pier 1040 1750
London Bridge City Pier 1100 1730

Saturday 14 August

On Saturday 14 August, we'll depart from Tilbury Pier at 10:00. Our return service will depart from London Bridge City Pier at 17:30. If you live south of the river, you can still sail with us into London, Gravesend and Tilbury piers are connected by an existing ferry service (please note, this is not included in your ticket, and must be booked directly with Jetstream Tours).

  Outbound Return
Tilbury Pier 1000 1830
North Greenwich Pier 1040 1750
London Bridge City Pier 1100

1730

 

Don't miss the boat! Please arrive at the pier 15 minutes prior to departure.

Prices

Tickets can be bought for a single journey (into central London from Tilbury or Gravesend) or return journey. For just a few pounds more, purchase an All Day ticket to enjoy unlimited use of our services for the day and travel pier-to-pier across London!

  Adult Child Family*
Single £11.00 £5.50 N/a
Return £19.50 £9.75 N/a
All Day £24.95 £12.80 £49.50

*Family tickets are valid for 2 Adults and up to three children (aged 5 - 15). Children aged 4 and under travel free but you must still book them a seat.

Freedom Pass holders save 50%! Passengers with a Disable ID/badge should also select the Freedom Pass fare.

Our weekend route map

With an All Day Ticket, you can make unlimited journeys aboard any of our regular River Bus services between the piers below, as well as sail in to and from London on our Gravesend/ Tilbury service. (Click on map to expand)

Learn more about our routes

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Destination information

Located beside The O2 and Emirates Air Line, North Greenwich Pier is the gateway to Greenwich Peninsula, London's exciting new creative quarter. At the heart of London, London Bridge City Pier is between London and Tower bridges, just minutes from The Shard and Borough Market.

Learn about the other piers we serve

 

 

Gravesend Pier

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    Gravesend Town Pier, West Street, Gravesend, Kent, DA11 0BJ

    Follow the signs for "Town Pier pontoon and ferry"

  • Wheelchair

    This pier is accessible

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    Gravesend station

    The station is approximately 10 minutes' walk from the pier. 

    Pay and display parking is also available near to the pier.

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    We'll only be calling at Gravesend Pier on 7 August

    If you live south of the river, you can still sail with us into London on the 14 August. Book a crossing on one of the regular ferry services that connect Gravesend and Tilbury piers and meet us at Tilbury.

Tilbury Pier

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    Tilbury Landing Stage, Fort Road, Tilbury, Essex, RM18 7NJ

    Follow the signs for "Passenger Ferry" or Jetstream Tours.

  • Wheelchair

    This pier is accessible

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    Tilbury Town station

    The 99 bus connects Tilbury Landing Stage to Tilbury Town station and operates up to every 30 minutes.

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    Free parking is available

    You can park your car for free on Tilbury Landing Stage itself but please be aware that spaces are limited.

Terms and conditions
  • Tickets must be purchased online in advance. Tickets will go off-sale at 23:59 the night prior to sailings; 6 and 13 August 2021 respectively.

  • Kids aged 4 and under can travel for free as standard but a ticket still needs to be booked for each child.

  • Tickets are valid for the Gravesend/Tilbury service into central London for the date selected when booking.

  • Tickets cannot be used to board a different Gravesend/Tilbury service into central London on a different date.

  • Single and return tickets on the Gravesend/Tilbury service into central London are not valid on Uber Boat by Thames Clippers regular services.

  • All Day tickets are valid for unlimited all-day travel on Uber Boat by Thames Clippers regular services. An All Day Family ticket is valid for two adults and up to three children (5-15 years).

  • Gravesend/Tilbury service to North Greenwich Pier is an accessible service. Unfortunately London Bridge City Pier is not accessible. The boats can carry two unfolded wheelchairs and an unlimited number of folded wheelchairs.

  • Passengers with a Disable ID/badge benefit from the concession rate and should select the Freedom Pass fare. If a complimentary carer’s ticket is required, please add a ticket selecting Child (0-4)/carer fare.

  • It is the passenger’s responsibility to be at the departure pier at the time indicated as there will be no refund or exchange if the boat is missed.

  • Passengers must present their Freedom Pass at the pier if this discount was selected

  • All travel is subject to our Conditions of Carriage

  • Transfer by Jetstream Tours ferry service between Gravesend and Tilbury to join the Tilbury departure on 14th August is not included in your ticket, and must be booked directly with Jetstream Tours.