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.


You generally need to buy your ticket from a pier ticket office or from the tour operator’s website before boarding a boat. However, some services require you to buy it on board.

If you use a Travelcard, you can get a third off most River Tours fares.

Visit the TFL website for a list of river tours and operators.

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