City Cruises Return Tickets

About City Cruises Return

See the breathtaking views and enjoy summer in London on the open upper deck of one of City Cruises boats with a River Thames sightseeing cruise, departing every 40 minutes, every day of the year.

Take in the most famous London sights via the river through frequent departures from Westminster, Tower & London Eye with reduced passenger numbers and highest safety standards.

Operating hours

Actual times may vary depending on the state of the tide and other river traffic. Always check with City Cruises staff for any changes to advertised services.

Important Information

You should arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time.

Passenger numbers are difficult to predict each day and can vary on account of public holidays, weather conditions events, etc. City Cruises cannot guarantee that you will get the sightseeing sailing that you have booked – please ensure that you arrive in reasonable time.

All boats have seating and are fully heated

All boats offer open space areas with great views. Many have open decks offering an elevated view.

No bikes are allowed on board

Free live commentary is in English on each Sightseeing cruise

Free audio guides are available in 8 languages: Italian, French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, English and Japanese.

Safety information 

Any transactions made on board the vessels must be paid by contactless payment if possible

Currently UK Government advice does not require face masks to travel onboard the boats – however please do check the website for latest updates 

Capacity has been reduced onboard all vessels to ensure social distancing measures are implemented

Please make sure that you are well enough to travel, if you or any member of your party is displaying any symptoms of COVID-19 you will be unable to board the vessel.

Enhanced cleaning measures have been introduced on all vessels, frequently cleaning all touch points including door handles, handrails, tables and seating.

Hand sanitizer stations have been installed at the entrance to all vessels for passengers to use prior to boarding.

Disabled Access:

Some of the boats are wheelchair accessible. Contact the reservations team to discuss which boat is the best to suit your need. A maximum of two spaces for wheelchair users per boat are available.

Voucher Exchange Information

Please find the City Cruises desk/representative at the London Eye/Waterloo Pier, Westminster Pier or Tower of London Pier to exchange your voucher for boarding.

You should arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time.

Child Policy

Children are 5-16 YOA

Children under 5: FREE

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