The London Eye
Nestled in the shadow of one of the most iconic and accessible landmarks on the river, our home at the London Eye guarantees both convenience and the ‘wow’ factor. Head here for The Ultimate London Adventure, Captain Kidd’s Canary Wharf, Thames Barrier Explorer’s Voyage and Thames Lates.
The London Eye is located within easy walking distance from several London Underground stations: Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross and Westminster.
Waterloo is the closest, about five minutes walking distance. Leave the station via "Exit 6" and follow signs for the Southbank and The London Eye.
Embankment and Charing Cross stations are close together on the north side of the River Thames. Both tube stations are a ten minute walk to reach the London Eye. From the station, cross over Hungerford Bridge and head for The London Eye.
Westminster and Embankment are on the Circle and District line.
Westminster tube station is the closest station to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament. From Westminster tube station, take exit one and follow signs for London Eye. Check journey details and service updates here for London Underground
The closest rail stations to The London Eye are Waterloo and Charing Cross. Waterloo is the closest, about five minutes walking distance. Leave the station via "Exit 6" and follow signs for Southbank and/or The London Eye.
Charing Cross is about a fifteen minute walk to the London Eye. Cross over Hungerford Bridge and head for The London Eye. Check journey details and service updates here for British Rail
Buses to The London Eye include the 211, 77 and 381. The London Eye is on most London sightseeing bus tours and on the RV1 route that connects the London Eye to the Tate Modern and Covent Garden. Check journey details and service updates here for London Buses
We do not recommend driving into the city, however there are many public car parks in The London Eye area. The nearest one to use is on Belvedere Road.
Please note that The London Eye is within the Congestion Charge Zone.
You can also navigate to The London Eye's Pier by river, ideally The Thames Clippers. There are a number of services which stop off at The London Eye Millennium Pier, meaning you can travel here from the O2, Millbank, Bankside, Embankment, Blackfriars, London Bridge, Tower, Canary Wharf, Hilton Docklands, Masthouse Terrace, Greenwich, Royal Arsenal Woolwich, St. Katharine or Westminster Piers.
For more information see our sightseeing around London page.
The London Eye offers first class baby changing, disabled and male/female wc facilities for all Thames Rockets customer.
Tickets and check-in
Check in at Boarding Gate1 (One), The London Eye Millennium Pier. This is the up-stream end of the London Eye pier nearest Westminster Bridge and Big Ben.
A member of London Rockets experienced team will look forward to meeting you 15 minutes before your allocated departure time.