Emirates Air Line cable car

Emirates Air Line cable car. Image courtesy of Jon Reid.
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Glide above the Thames in the Emirates Air Line cable car and take in aerial views of London's skyline, as you travel from the Greenwich Peninsula to the Royal Docks.

What can I see?

Enjoy beautiful views of the Thames, London's skyline, the Greenwich Peninsula, the Royal Docks and The O2.

View sunset over the river and watch the city come alive after dark with extended night flights after 7pm.

How much is the Emirates cable car?

Book single tickets or a multi-journey boarding pass for 10 single trips on the Emirates Air Line for £17, or hire a private cabin for a round trip with up to 10 passengers.

You can also enjoy a wide range of packages, from a champagne-filled flight to woo your loved one, to the Emirates Air Line Discovery Experience, which includes a non-stop round trip, onboard video tour, free entrance to the Emirates Aviation Experience and a souvenir guide.

How long does the Emirates cable car journey take?

The Emirates cable cars arrive every 30 seconds and the trip takes about 10 minutes.

If you travel during peak times, the journey is about five minutes. After 7pm, it extends to 12 to 13 minutes during the night flight experience.

Where can I take the cable cars from/to?

You can either catch the Emirates Air Line cable cars from North Greenwich or board on the Royal Victoria side of the river (return flights are available).

Important information

To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience, you can expect to find special safety measures in place due to the coronavirus pandemic. For more information, check direct with the venue ahead of your visit.

Prices and opening times

Child ticket From £1.70 per ticket
Adult ticket From £3.50 per ticket

You can use your Oyster or contactless card to pay as you go. Alternatively, buy Emirates Air Line tickets at the terminals or online.

With an Oyster card, adult fares cost from £3.50 and child fares from £1.70 one way.

You can book a non-stop return journey by buying The Emirates Airline Discovery Experience at the ticket office from £8.40 per adult or from £5 per child. Paying with your Oyster card is 26% cheaper than paying cash.

Emirates Air Line is accessible to wheelchair users and cyclists.

Individuals, families or groups can purchase Thames Clippers river passes allowing single, return or hop-on hop-off travel along the Thames, as well as a trip on the Emirates Air Line and access to the Emirates Aviation Experience. A family of up to five people – two adults and three children – can purchase a River Roamer package.

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Opening Times

Monday to Friday: 7am to 10pm

Saturday: 8am to 10pm

Sunday: 9am to 10pm

Venue Details & Map

Emirates Air Line cable car

Emirates Greenwich Peninsula
SE10 0FJ

Facilities & Accessibility


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