London River Cruises

Escape the crowds and discover London from the river Thames on a relaxing river cruise.

With its rich history and iconic landmarks, including the Houses of Parliament and Tower Bridge, it’s a great way to see London from a different perspective. There are a variety of river tours available to suit all tastes, including sightseeing trips with commentaries, themed cruises and dining experiences.

Alternatively, explore London's historic waterways on a canal boat tour, taking in Little Venice and Camden Lock.


Pre-booking tickets is a great way to beat the queues and ensure a wonderful cruise experience. See listings below for providers offering quick and secure booking.

You can also pick up tickets at pier ticket offices. If you have a Travelcard, you can get a third off many fares. Oyster pay as you go is accepted by MBNA Thames Clippers and gives a 10% discount.

Visit the TFL website for more about river services.