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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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A woderful trip high above the Thames river

This is the second time I have been on this ride and its a great way to experience London and to... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2017
Mark J
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Loved this, do the round trip, don't forget your oyster

We have been on this twice over the month of December , once on our own and the next with our... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2017
London, 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 good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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27 Western Gateway, London E16 1FA, England
+44 343 222 1234
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Reviewed January 4, 2017

This is the second time I have been on this ride and its a great way to experience London and to see how vast it is. Of course its so much better on a sunny day. The tickets are discounted if you have an underground...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed January 3, 2017

We have been on this twice over the month of December , once on our own and the next with our grandchildren. Great great fun. I am not keen on heights so I mustered all my nerves to get on the ride for a second...More

Thank TravelWithNrg
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Excellent experience, gueue always very long but you can survive :) Don't forget pop up your Oyster card. The weekly/monthly pass doesn't work. Try the nice fish and chips on the other side of the river.

Thank S D
Reviewed January 2, 2017

All of us would have been on cable cars at different locations. Difference here would be the view of O2 from top, of River, etc. One time activity.

Thank Anu761999
Reviewed January 2, 2017

Very easy day out, tube to N Greenwich, lunch in Wagamama's then the cable car over to the other side then back again. Inexpensive with lovely views and well organized.

Thank Vincent H
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

While in London thought we would give it a go . Got the tube to within a 5 minute walk of the attraction. Cost £7 return with Oyster card . Onto the cable car quickly, plenty of room . Once up in the air the...More

Thank Tonythai1
Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

Love this trip. Very well done. Would do it again if more things open maybe in Summer. Friendly helpful staff.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

We were heading to the O2 for Disney on ice. The man giving me a ticket at the the train station suggested we went via cable car. So I took the extra stop in the underground and got off at canning town. It was about...More

Thank Kate P
Reviewed December 30, 2016

The views are worth waiting in the queue. On a fair day you can see for miles, not a trip for anyone who does not like heights.

Thank Wraxall_Travellers
Reviewed December 30, 2016

After a long long day of work my colleagues and I decided to try this cable car. I was a bit skeptical about it (like, come on, what are we, 6 years old?) but then ..... It was 5 pm and the sun started to...More

Thank Maria T
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Chelsea N
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.
August 7, 2017|
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Response from William K | Reviewed this property |
Yep, We just turned up, bought tickets and got on straight away. It was after 10am though.
July 5, 2017|
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Response from Mylittlefamily123 | Reviewed this property |
You can park at the O2 it's the closest. Depending on how long you'll be as it's not cheap. Pre book the parking :)