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Emirates Air Line Cable Car - Royal Docks

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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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27 Western Gateway, London E16 1FA, England
+44 343 222 1234
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Reviewed yesterday

Wonderful views of night time London. The city glows with lights. Beautiful. Apparently it goes slower at night and there is music too. What a great trip.

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 2 days ago

As a transport method, less than ideal - but as an attraction if you're in the area then why not! The views are ok, the queues were tiny and the price is reasonable. A good example of customer service was that the boarding attendants were...More

Thank SummerJobber
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went to visit the National Maritime museum in Greenwich and after that decided to cross the Thames with the Emirates airline cable car. It was a beautiful day , the sun was shining and we had a great view of London. It was a...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ek scared of height but did it. Went from Greenwich on a circular tour with friends. Didn't seem much at royal docks but there a wake and board center there with its coffee shop which looked good, little beach area too. Perhaps could be developed...More

Thank Jacqui2702
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wonderful experience with some very interesting information from the in board screen. The views are lovely as you cross the Thames. The cable cars were clean and well presented with friendly staff.

Thank 1RDavido
Reviewed 1 week ago

£30 for a 20 minute round trip for three people to see basically nothing, quite funny that some of the "landmarks" they claim you can see o the guide have a binoculars symbol next to them ie they are miles away. Maybe as a one...More

1  Thank Kenny J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing experience ( well it is Emirates ) outstanding views over Canary Wharf and the rest of London and so much further, great price unlike some attractions and was just so much fun.

Thank Calum M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is a must when sightseeing in London. We took the jubilee line to Greenwich north and it is a 5 min walk from the O2. The cable cars go high above the o2 you can see over to the Olympic stadium and Greenwich...More

Thank Suzip40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This really is the best way to see across the east end of London. High above the o2 you can see over to the Olympic stadium and Greenwich observatory. The best time to go is when you can find a plane about to take off....More

1  Thank daltonblue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the DLR out from the Underground at Tower Gateway off at Royal Victoria and joined the cable car to Greenwich North. Short walk to North greenwich pier and took the boat to London Bridge. A delightful few hours in London which dosent cost...More

Thank Frankie T
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May 26, 2018|
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Response from KesgraveKid | Reviewed this property |
I paid £3.50 one way on my Oyster Card. It was a quiet day when we went so the three of us had a car to ourselves. You could seat around 10 - 12 per car so I guess at really busy times you might have to share. However the... More
Martina M
February 28, 2018|
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Response from TomekC1 | Reviewed this property |
Between 12-15min
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February 11, 2018|
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Response from Mic L | Reviewed this property |
A prepaid ticket will certainly save you time avoiding a queue but either way will do. We just turned up and paid and then joined the queue to the gondola's. A great experience either way and hope for a clear day.