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The London Eye’s website  for tickets and further information can be found here.

London Transport Journey Planner can be found here

Cost: £££

Opening hours:

The EDF Energy London Eye opens daily except on Christmas Day (25 December) and during its annual maintenance period from 7th - 18th January 2013.

The first experience takes place at 10.00am, and the ticket office opens at 9.30am. Please see the website for exceptional opening hours around Christmas time.

Daily 10.00am - 8.30pm

Getting there:

Lifts can be found at Waterloo and Westminster / Charing Cross is step-free

Nearest tube: Waterloo (Jubilee/Northern/Bakerloo/Waterloo and City) is about five minutes walking distance. Exit the station following signs for the South Bank.

Embankment  (District/Circle/Bakerloo) and Charing Cross (Bakerloo/Northern) stations are close together on the north side of the River Thames. Both tube stations are a ten-fifteen minute walk to reach the London Eye. From the station, cross over Hungerford Bridge.

Westminster (District/Circle/Jubilee) is the closest station to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. From Westminster tube station, take exit one and follow signs for Westminster pier.


Waterloo and Charing Cross.

Waterloo is the closest rail station to the London Eye. Waterloo is about five minutes walking distance; take exit six for the South Bank and follow the signs.

Charing Cross is about a fifteen minute walk to the London Eye. Cross over Hungerford Bridge.


211, 77 and 381. The London Eye is on most London sightseeing bus tours and on the RV1 route that connects the London Eye to the Tate Modern and Covent Garden.


Tree car parks within walking distance located around the South Bank area.

River Boat:

Easily reached by river. Get a Thames Clipper boat from along the Thames which stops just outside the London Eye.

A variety of tickets are available including Single Journey and River Roamer tickets. For further information and to buy tickets, click here to visit Thames Clippers' website