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Emirates Air Line cable car

Emirates Air Line cable car. Image courtesy of Jon Reid.
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Soak in magnificent views of London’s skyline as you travel above the river Thames, between Greenwich Peninsula and Royal Docks.


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, including 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 car journey times are adjusted according to passenger flow or weather conditions and range from five to around 13 minutes.

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).

What else can I do in the area?

Greenwich has centuries of history to explore, from royal heritage and attractions telling the story of astronomy and time, to world-class art and maritime marvels.

Go back in time at the Queen's House and Cutty Sark; refuel at Greenwich Market or nearby eateries; and get your fill of shopping at The O2

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Prices and opening times

Child ticket From £4.00 per ticket
Adult ticket From £8.00 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 one-way fares cost from £4 and child fares from £2.

You can book a non-stop return journey by buying The Emirates Airline Discovery Experience at the ticket office from £9.40 per adult or from £5.60 per child. Paying with your Oyster card is 20% 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.

Opening Times

Monday to Thursday: 7am to 10.30pm

Friday: 7am to 11pm

Saturday/Bank holidays: 8am to 11pm

Sunday: 9am to 10pm

Venue Details & Map

Emirates Air Line cable car

Emirates Greenwich Peninsula
SE10 0FJ

Facilities & Accessibility


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