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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
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The view was absolutely fantastic, the cable cars were very clean and not crowded. Not that expensive and a short queue for tickets.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing way to view the redevelopment of London’s Royal Docks and the Greenwich Peninsula from the air. The entire trip takes about 5 mins but is well worth the spectacular views of London, the riverside, London City airport, the Thames Barrier and the O2...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I guess this is the only place with cable car part of the local transportation as well as a attraction of a busy metro. Great staff and works with oyster card. This one is a quick cable car experience without major travelling if already in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Praveen A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the air line across to get to a concert. The staff were very helpful and eventually we understood how to use the ticket set up. The convenience is excuse enough to use the line, but the view and experience were excellent on their own.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank stonechiseller
Reviewed 3 days ago

We arrived by the Jubilee line to North Greenwich station, from where it's a 5 -10 minute walk to the south station on the cable car, or airline, as it is called. You acquire your ticket (Boarding Pass!), and climb aboard. Apparently the trip only...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed 6 days ago

Good for tourists, arrive at Royal Victoria DLS and you can do a return trip without getting off. Only abut 300m from the station to buying tickets.Relatively quiet on an April Saturday, suitable for adults and children and good for pictures.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cheap and a nice view of London. If its cloudy/foggy you're unlucky as you wont be able to see too much.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank missmilly_traveller
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took a round trip from the O2-arena and back. Fantastic view. Good audio guidance. Do take the time to visit the Emirates activity center. Quite interesting, especially if you are interested in technology.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Joachim S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and our 10 and 12 year old visited. Really enjoyed ourselves, was great to cross the Thames this way.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 136emilyr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided on getting into Central London a different way. Got the train & DLR to Victoria docks. Wasn't much of a queue. Staff member said if wanted to also get on a boat to Westminster, there was a cheaper deal to be had. Cost approx...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Jānis J
April 3, 2019|
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15-20 mins walk
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Response from 1RDavido | Reviewed this property |
There is a car park, 4a nearby though it was very busy when we were there a year ago. You can see it in Goigle street view. It cost £6 for 2 hours. You could contact TfL on the sky line website, they may be able to give you... More