If you’re planning a Thames River Sightseeing cruise as part of your London visit, public transport is the best way of getting to any of the piers we operate from. Here is a brief guide to your options for each of our piers. For more detailed planners and up-to-date travel news, visit Transport for London’s website.

Westminster Pier

Address: Victoria Embankment, London, SW1A 2JH

Nearest tube: Westminster (Exit 1 for Westminster Pier)

  • District Line
  • Circle Line
  • Jubilee Line

Nearest bus stops: 

  • Parliament Street – Stop C for service 24
  • Parliament Street – Stop G for service 12, 159, 453
  • Bridge Street – Stop H for service 211
  • Westminster Bridge – Stop D for service 148, 159, 211
  • Westminster Bridge – Stop E for service 12, 148, 159, 453

Embankment Pier

Address: Victoria Embankment, London, WC2N 6NU

Nearest tube: Embankment

  • District Line
  • Circle Line
  • Northern Line (Charing Cross branch)
  • Bakerloo Line

Nearest station: Charing Cross*

Nearest bus stops: 

  • Charing Cross* – Stop H for service 6, 9, 139

*NB Charing Cross is a very short walk from Embankment – in fact, it is quicker to walk to the pier from Charing Cross Station than it would be to get the tube!

Festival Pier

Address: Riverside Walk, London, SE1 9PX

Nearest tubes: 

Waterloo:

  • Northern Line (Charing Cross branch)
  • Bakerloo Line
  • Jubilee Line
  • Waterloo & City

Embankment:

  • District Line
  • Circle Line
  • Northern Line (Charing Cross branch)
  • Bakerloo Line

Nearest station: Waterloo

Nearest bus stops:

  • Waterloo Bridge – Stops P & N for service 26, 76, 139, 168, 172, 243, 341

Bankside Pier

Address: Bankside, London, SE1 9PD

Nearest tubes: 

London Bridge:

  • Northern Line (Bank branch)
  • Jubilee Line

Canon Street:

  • District Line
  • Circle Line

Nearest stations: 

  • London Bridge
  • Blackfriars

Nearest bus stop: 

  • Southwark Bridge Road – Stops B & C for service 344

St Katharine’s Pier

Address: St Katharine’s Way, London, E1W 1LD

Nearest tube: Tower Hill

  • District Line
  • Circle Line

Nearest stations: Tower Gateway

  • DLR (Poplar Branch)

Nearest bus stop: 

  • Tower Bridge Road – Stop L for services 42, 78, 343
  • Tower Bridge Road – Stop P for services 42, 78, 343
  • East Smithfield for St Katharine Docks – Stop TN for service 100

Greenwich Pier

Address: King William Walk, London, SE10 9HT

Nearest tube: Cutty Sark

  • DLR (Lewisham branch)

Nearest bus stops: 

  • King William Walk – Stop C for services 129, 177, 180, 188, 386
  • King William Walk – Stop D for service 286
  • Creek Road – Stop A for services 188, 199

Nearest station:

  • Greenwich
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