MBNA Thames Clippers

MBNA Thames Clippers


T: 020 7001 2200

Opening Times

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The boats set off from 22 piers across the capital. Discounts with Oyster cards and contactless payment. Download its free in:flow app, which uses GPS tracking to find out your location, and provides real-time audio explanation of the sights.

MBNA Thames Clippers are the fastest and most frequent fleet on the River Thames with departures from major London Piers every 20 minutes. The services stretch from Putney to Woolwich Arsenal and cater for all. Great for anybody looking for a day out on the river!

New for 2018 Emirates Air Line and MBNA Thames Clippers Joint Ticket!

Glide down the Thames in comfort with MBNA Thames Clippers Single and Return tickets. Or choose to make a day of it with hop-on, hop-off all day River Roamer tickets, valid from 9am. Tickets are valid for use between the 15 piers in the Central and East Zones, including North Greenwich, Greenwich, Tower, Bankside, Embankment and London Eye. Whether you want to spend the day sightseeing or take a quick trip by river, MBNA Thames Clippers are perfect for exploring the city.

Ticket Types

River Roamer and Family River Roamer: Hop-on, Hop-off Day Travel

Available from 9am Monday to Sunday, the daily River Roamer and Family River Roamer (for two adults and up to three children) gives you unlimited hop-on, hop-off travel, perfect for exploring the river.

This ticket is valid in the Central and East Zones. This ticket is not valid for use in the West Zone or on the River Bus Express (dedicated services for events at The O2).

Single and Return Thames Clippers Tickets

A single ticket is valid for a single journey within the Zones. You can also buy a return journey.

These tickets are valid from 6am Monday-Friday and from 9am on weekends and Bank Holidays.

Services run every 20 minutes and all services are first come, first served.

PLEASE NOTE: Bankside Pier will be closed for a 3 week period, between 7-28 May 2019 to enable dredging to be carried out. 

During this time MBNA will not be able to serve the pier – but services will call additionally at Blackfriars, which is a short walk over Millennium Bridge.

Unfortunately, the journey via Millennium Bridge is not wheelchair accessible.

Christmas Opening Times

23rd December: Usual weekend service

24th December (Christmas Eve): Last RB1 Westbound service departs Woolwich at 2005, the last RB1 Eastbound service departs Embankment at 2101. The last RB6 Westbound service will depart Blackfriars at 1932 and the last RB6 Eastbound service departs Putney at 2001. The last RB4 service is at 2200 from Canary Wharf.

25th December (Christmas Day): No service

26th December (Boxing Day): No service

27th December: Usual weekday service

28th December: Usual weekday service

29th December: Usual weekend service

30th December: Usual weekend service

31th December (New Year's Eve): Last RB1 Westbound service departs Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) Pier at 1845, last RB1 Eastbound service departs Embankment Pier at 1941. RB1 services will stop calling at London Eye (Waterloo) Pier at 1519. The last RB6 Westbound service will depart Canary Wharf Pier at 1845, and the last RB6 Eastbound service will depart Putney Pier at 1955.

1st January (New Year's Day - Bank Holiday): Usual weekend service

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