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Emirates Air Line Cable Car - Royal Docks

27 Western Gateway, London E16 1FA, England
+44 343 222 1234
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Great Unique Trip across the Thames

This is a unique trip across the Worlds most famous river that one can do just by using ones Oyster... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Hastings, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great view

Totally unique way of crossing the Thames. We went to see concert at o2 & hotel was other side of... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Simon W
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Emirates Air Line crosses the River Thames between Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks, just five minutes from the O2 by North Greenwich Tube station. Cabins arrive every 30 seconds and flights are approximately 10 minutes each way.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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27 Western Gateway, London E16 1FA, England
+44 343 222 1234
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is a unique trip across the Worlds most famous river that one can do just by using ones Oyster card I am not one thats keen on heights or cable cars but was persuaded to try this and was pleasantly surprised It is a...More

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Totally unique way of crossing the Thames. We went to see concert at o2 & hotel was other side of river so decided to take cable car. View was fantastic & a fun alternative to the tube. A must if in the area

Thank Simon W
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We visited and took the ride during a long weekend stay in London. It's not the longest ride we have been on but definitely worth a try with some excellent views. It's also not expensive.

Thank Eviltwin62
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Stayed for a conference at the Excel Centre and decided to travel across to the O2 for a an evening out and dinner. Conveniently located to the Excel Centre and walking distance of hotels nearby. Reasonably priced and a unique way to cross the thames...More

Thank AngelCake_NSE
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

I would say if you're close by then spend a few pounds and enjoy the ride over the Thames. We chose to use the cable car in the dark hours to enjoy the views, after a certain time the journey times are extended so you...More

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a very interesting way....with a great view of crossing the Thames river, a bit pricey for a whole family for a return trip ,but if you are adventurous can do it one way with the family and walk the pedestrian tunnel under the...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Brilliant way to cross the Thames. Cable cars are comfortable and spacious. Smooth ride. You may have to queue at busy times but cars run continuously. Well worth the wait.

Thank Linda G
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This cable car ride is such good value for money at £4.50 each single. You can even get a further £1 reduction if you have a travel card. The views from the ride are stunning.

Thank John F
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went on the cable car mid morning on a Monday. No queues and had a car all to myself. Great views of Canary Wharf and the Thames barrier.

Thank lesquinn
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Its a first kind of experience and really enjoyed. The cable car goes over the Thames river so its nice to see the river and the city from cable car. They are in very good condition and the staff makes sure that its not crowded...More

Thank ARUN G
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Art S
Is it close to the underground? If so, which one.
26 May 2017|
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Response from Alberto M | Reviewed this property |
The cable car crosses the Emirates Greenwich Peninsula Stations, which is close to the North Greenwich (Jubille Line) to the north, Emirte Royal Docks, which is close to the Royal Fictoria, DLR. You can pick up the cable car... More
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Do you need to book in advance?
30 March 2017|
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Response from FaisalShb | Reviewed this property |
No. Either buy a ticket right there or use your Oyster card if you have one.
Is the Night flight cable car experience operating right now? Also we have oyester cards, do we need to put extra money on them to buy those tickets or do we just show to received discounted tickets?
22 December 2016|
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Response from Fiona D | Reviewed this property |
Make sure you pay using the Oyster Card, or you will not receive the discount.