List of London River Services



London River Buses

Route Destination 1 Destination 2 Piers Served Operator Additional Notes
RB1 Westminster Pier North Greenwich Pier/ Woolwich Arsenal Pier Westminster, London Eye, Embankment, Blackfriars (Monday to Friday mornings & evenings only), Bankside, London Bridge City, Tower, Canary Wharf, Greenland (evenings, some daytime services and some morning services towards London Eye only), Masthouse Terrace (evenings, some daytime services and some morning services towards London Eye only), Greenwich, North Greenwich, Woolwich Arsenal (peak times & evenings) MBNA Thames Clippers Route RB5 shuttle service operates between North Greenwich Pier and Woolwich Arsenal Pier on weekends when Route RB1 does not operate to Woolwich Arsenal Pier.
RB1X Westminster Pier North Greenwich Pier Westminster, London Eye, Embankment, London Bridge City, Tower, Greenwich, North Greenwich MBNA Thames Clippers Weekends Only.
RB2 St George Wharf Pier Bankside Pier St George Wharf, Millbank, Westminster, Bankside MBNA Thames Clippers No service early mornings and evenings.
RB4 Canary Wharf Pier Doubletree Docklands Nelsons Dock Pier Canary Wharf, Doubletree Docklands Nelsons Dock Pier MBNA Thames Clippers On weekends no service between 20:06 – 21:06 towards Canary Wharf and no service between 20:11 – 21:11 towards Doubletree Docklands Riverside.
RB5 North Greenwich Pier Woolwich Arsenal Pier North Greenwich, Woolwich Arsenal MBNA Thames Clippers Daytime on Weekends Only. Route RB1 operates to Woolwich Arsenal Pier every evening.
RB6 Putney Pier Blackfriars Pier/ Canary Wharf Pier Putney, Wandsworth Riverside Quarter, Plantation Wharf, Chelsea Harbour, Cadogan, St George Wharf, Embankment, Blackfriars, Bankside (one service from this pier only), London Bridge City (limited service), Canary Wharf (limited service) MBNA Thames Clippers Monday – Friday peak times & evenings only. The first two departures from Canary Wharf operate non-stop to Putney.
Woolwich Free Ferry Woolwich Ferry North Pier Woolwich Ferry South Pier Woolwich Ferry North Pier, Woolwich Ferry South Pier Briggs Marine No service after 20:00.

London River Tours

Route Destination 1 Destination 2 Piers Served Operator Additional Notes
Westminster / St. Katherine’s Circular Cruise Westminster Pier St. Katherine’s Pier Westminster (11:00 – 15:00), Embankment, Festival, Bankside, St. Katherine’s Circular Cruise Westminster
Westminster to Greenwich (TRS) Westminster Pier Greenwich Pier Westminster, St. Katherine’s, Greenwich Thames River Services
Westminster to Greenwich (CC) Westminster Pier Greenwich Pier Westminster, London Eye, Tower Millennium, Greenwich City Cruises
London Eye River Cruise London Eye Pier London Eye Pier (Circular Route) London Eye Pier London Eye River Cruise (Coca-Cola London Eye)
Westminster to Hampton Court (Summer Only) Westminster Pier Hampton Court Pier Westminster, Kew, Richmond Landing Stage, Hampton Court Thames River Boats Summer Only (April – October).
St. Helena’s Richmond to Hampton Court (Summer Only) St. Helena’s Richmond Pier Hampton Court Pier St. Helena’s Richmond, Kingston Turks, Kingston Town End, Hampton Court Turk Launches Summer Only (April – October).

Circular Cruises

Route Pier Operated From Operator Cruise Length
City Cruises Thames Circular Bankside Pier/ Tower Pier City Cruises 50 Minutes
London Eye River Cruise London Eye Pier London Eye River Cruise (Coca-Cola London Eye) 40 Minutes
Thames Sunday Evening Cruise Greenwich Pier Viscount Cruises 2 Hours

Speedboat/ RIB Experiences

Route Pier Operated From Operator
Thamesjet Westminster Pier Thamesjet (City Cruises)
Thames RIB Experience Embankment Pier/ Tower Pier/ North Greenwich Pier Thames RIB Experience
Thames Rockets London Eye Pier/ St Katherine Pier Thames Rockets

Dining Cruises

Route Pier Operated From Operator Cruise Length
Afternoon Tea Cruise Embankment Pier Bateux London 1 Hour, 15 Minutes
Dinner Cruise 2 Hours, 45 Minutes
Lunch Cruise 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
Sunday Lunch Jazz Cruise 2 Hours, 30 Minutes
Afternoon Tea Cruise Tower Pier City Cruises 1 Hour, 30 Minutes
Lunch Cruise 1 Hour, 45 Minutes
London Showboat Dinner Cruise Westminster Pier 3 Hours
Sundowner Cruise 2 Hours

This list is made up of some external sources and self knowledge, if you feel you’ve spotted a mistake or feel something needs to be added please feel free to contact us on our Contact Us page.

Last Updated: 19/03/2016

This information is correct to the recent service changes which have happened or are due to occur