Planned rail strikes - We expect our services to be very busy & strongly recommend you buy tickets in advance. For more information, visit our service updates page.

Thames Clippers offer

Save 20% on river transport services with Thames Clippers

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Children under 14 years of age are not permitted to travel without being accompanied throughout the journey by a responsible person aged 16 years or over.
Children aged 14 - 15 years old may travel unaccompanied, as from 5am, arriving at their booked destination no later than 10pm. Unaccompanied children will be asked for proof of age or a signed letter of permission from their parent/guardian. (sms or chat based messages are not permissible)

One infant aged 0-2 travels free when accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket. Additional infants aged 0-2 must be paid for. If you are travelling with more than 1 infant aged 0-2, please book the additional infant as 'Children (3-15).


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Before you visit, we advise that you check the Thames Clippers timetable.


Discounted admission with Thames Clippers 

Thames Clippers operate the fastest & most frequent fleet of boats on the River Thames, with departures from major London piers every 20 minutes. Their river boat services stretch from Putney to Royal Arsenal Woolwich serving 23 piers in total.

Having grown from a one-boat operation in 1999 to a fleet of 20 vessels, they now carry over 4 million passengers a year in a comfortable, relaxed environment. The fleet of 18 high-speed catamarans link London’s attractions, offering an alternative way to see the city sights. Onboard, you will find climate-controlled indoor cabins, outdoor decks and licensed coffee bars.

Glide down the Thames in comfort with Thames Clippers Single and Return tickets. Or choose to make a day of it with hop-on, hop-off all day River Roamer tickets.

National Express offer
Book our great value coach travel to London today and enjoy the following offer with Thames Clippers:

  • 20% discount off on-the-day pier rates.
  • No need to pre-book, simply pay your discounted rate at the ticket office.
  • Valid on tickets serving the 18 piers in the Central & East Zones.
  • Major tourist stops include: North Greenwich, Tower, Bankside, Embankment,
    London Eye and more. 
  • Full terms and conditions apply*

Please note: Thames Clippers' are currently operating a reduced timetable in line with the government's response to the covid-19 outbreak. Timetable can be found at

Discounted tickets must be purchased at the following ports and opening times:

Why travel to London by coach?

  • Save money - choose from great value fares from hundreds of departure points and skip expensive parking fees in Central London.
  • Save time - we stop at Victoria Coach Station and other London locations.
  • Find out more about our generous luggage allowance.
  • Stay up to date on your day of travel with our Coach Tracker.

Offer terms & conditions

*Offer to be redeemed at the Thames Clippers ticket office during standard opening times. 20% discount can be applied to hop-on-hop-off, single and return tickets to include the 18 piers within the Central and East zones between Battersea Power Station and Woolwich Arsenal piers. Discounted tickets can be purchased at the following piers and opening times: Greenwich, Canary Wharf, Tower and London Bridge (10:00-18:00), Bankside (10:00-17:30) and Embankment and Westminster (10:00-17:00). Offer only valid with valid National Express paper or e-ticket with destination indicated to include 'London'. Offer only redeemable once per person per booking. E-tickets can be show on a mobile device within the original confirmation email only and not as a screenshot. For full information regarding Thames Clipper services visit National Express and Thames Clippers reserve the right to withdraw, amend or replace the offer without prior notification. 

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