TRS Routes and piers

Click here to check the timetables to find out when your boat is due to leave.

Our winter services run between 10:20 and 16:30.

Our summer services run between 10:00 and 19:00.

Please visit the Timetable page for more details.

The Thames is chock-a-block full of London landmarks, including the iconic Tower of London, Tower Bridge, and Cutty Sark, as well as modern attractions like the Shard, the O2 and the Thames Barrier. Rest assured your skipper will point out all the points of interest in an entertaining and informative commentary.

  • Westminster Pier, Victoria Embankment, London, SW1A 2JH
  • Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London, WC2N 6NU
  • Festival Pier, Riverside Walk, London, SE1 9PX
  • Bankside Pier, Bankside, London, SE1 9PD
  • St Katharine’s Pier, St Katharine’s Way, London, E1W 1LD
  • Greenwich Pier, King William Walk, London, SE10 9HT

Only if you are part of a pre-booked group. (For group reservations phone 02079 304 097.)

On the Blue Route:

  • Westminster Pier
  • St Katharine’s Pier
  • Greenwich Pier

On the Pink Route:

  • Westminster Pier
  • Embankment Pier
  • Festival Pier
  • Bankside Pier
  • St Katharine’s Pier

Yes. Always confirm with ticket office or crew as to the time of the last boat.

On the Blue Route:

  • Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier single takes 1 hour
  • Westminster Pier to Greenwich Pier via the Thames Barrier single takes 2 hours
  • St Katharine’s Pier to Greenwich Pier single takes 20-30 minutes
  • St Katharine’s Pier to Greenwich Pier via the Thames Barrier single takes 1½ hours
  • Greenwich Pier to Thames Barrier returning to Greenwich takes 1 hour

On the Pink Route:

  • A complete circular cruise will take an hour, but you can hop on and hop off at any of the London piers it calls at. The return journey from St Katharine’s Pier to Westminster Pier takes 30 minutes

Prices and Ticketing

Yes, we welcome groups from schools. Click here for more details.

Yes, for more information about group discounts fill in our contact form or call us on 020 7936 2033.

As we operate a hop-on hop-off service, you can disembark at any pier and continue your journey later.

A family ticket is for 2 adults and up to 3 children.

  • Adult: 16 years and over
  • Child: between the ages of 5 and 15 years
  • Under 5s: travel free
  • Senior: 60 years and over
  • Student: a valid student identity card must be presented upon boarding

No. With our new booking system you can choose whether to print your tickets or save them on your phone. Whatever works best for you.

Yes of course you can. If you don’t want to book in advance, you can turn up to any of our piers and buy tickets from one of our ticket offices. If you have an Oyster card or a London Travelcard valid for that day, you will receive a discount.

Yes. We often have discounts, special offers and money-saving sightseeing packages. Check out our Special Offers and Sightseeing Packages pages for details.

As we have two routes to choose from, a range of sightseeing packages, as well as special offers, there is no easy answer to this question. Visit the Ticket Info page for more details.

TRS Boats

Yes, we have a range of hot and cold drinks as well as snacks.

Yes. In fact we’re well-known for our entertaining live commentary. We also have an audio commentary service available in a number of languages via smartphones – English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin.

Yes. There are indoor lounges with panoramic windows on all of our boats so you can enjoy your sightseeing cruise whatever the weather.

Yes. They will enjoy a sightseeing cruise on the Thames as much as you do!

Yes, there’s plenty of room.

Yes. Every boat has free WiFi.

Yes. In fact all dogs are welcome on TRS cruises.

Yes, all our boats have open decks in addition to heated lounges which have panoramic windows, giving you the choice of sitting inside or outside, depending on the weather.

All our sightseeing boats have slightly different facilities. Check the Our Boats page for details.

Yes, the majority of our boats are wheelchair accessible. Check with staff at the ticket office or visit Our Boats for details of which ones are accessible by wheelchair.


No. All lost property is handed in to the crew and then kept safe until it is claimed.

Sorry, we do not have parking facilities available. Check our journey planner for details of public transport.

We run our services all year round, even in poor weather. Our boats have heated indoor lounges which means you can enjoy the sights of London even in the winter rain! Disruptions and cancellations to our service are unusual, but if, for whatever reason, our service is affected, we will update the website and share the information across our social media channels.

Sightseeing Packages

Cutty Sark


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Royal Observatory


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