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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 2 days ago via mobile

I cannot believe that this has been operating for several years, since the London Olympics, and I have never heard of it before. I only became aware of it when watching a TV show based in London and saw cable cars in the background and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JanetC2029
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We only recently became aware of this and decided to visit while in London. It gives fantastic views of Canary Wharf, the O2 arena and the Thames. It’s part of the London transport network so you can use an Oyster card etc. It’s definitely worth...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robnh61
Reviewed 3 days ago

I’ve used the cable car numerous times but never at sunset it’s a wonderful sight with the city of London lit up before you and the setting sun behind. It’s a good route to take if you have been to the Excel most people cram...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank giclee_10
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a couple of hours spare and decided to visit as, despite being a born and bred Londoner, I'd not yet been. I have to confess, I enjoyed it more than I expected to. Easy access from North Greenwich tube and only £3.50 single on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DawlishRed
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was an excellent way to get a great view of parts of the city of London you might otherwsie not see nor appreciate. Interesting to see parts of the Thames River as a working conduit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did 2 round trips on the cable car, one at night and one day time, loved every minute of it, had a nice meal in the O2, a perfect weekend stay in Crown Plaza overlooking the Air Line. I can’t wait to go again.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ducati9162017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited in November, no waiting, got straight on. Also got a discounted ticket with my Oyster Card. Great view and well worth the money.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Joneselgin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easily located and at reasonable prices give great views of the city All areas kept very clean with very polite and attentive staff

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Taur033
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in the area, we decided to try the cable car over the Thames. On arrival at the ticket desk, I was geared for the worst but the expected exorbitant tourist prices were nowhere to be seen. I was delighted at the prices which on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tartnjohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my daughter love sky-lines so we had to go and did not regret it. Went on Thursday Nov.22nd late in the afternoon just to do something with the family for the rest of the day (did not plan it - my business trip...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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6 November 2018|
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Response from Connector635281 | Reviewed this property |
Any day anytime there is private cable car without paying extra.also oyster bill consider it in daily limit so if you visit other places same day with oyster when limit crossed it will not cost you anymore..
26 May 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
28 February 2018|
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Response from TomekC1 | Reviewed this property |
Between 12-15min