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Emirates Air Line Cable Car - Royal Docks

#58 of 1,558 things to do in London
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Address: 27 Western Gateway, London E16 1FA, England
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07:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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Fri 07:00 - 23:00
Sat 08:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Emirates Air Line crosses the River Thames between Greenwich Peninsula and...

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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Amasing views over east London and beyond!

Planned to use the Emirates Air Line once during our recent trip but ended up using this twice in the evening. Stunning views, easy and efficient.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Caldicot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Planned to use the Emirates Air Line once during our recent trip but ended up using this twice in the evening. Stunning views, easy and efficient.

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Thank Sammi A
Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted to try this as it was a little different it was very windy when we did it so it was a little scary (well I was scared) A nice ish view from up there, quite reasonable priced.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is so worth it. We embarked at Victoria Dock and got off at the O2 arena and we really enjoyed both the cable cars and the arena. The views are fantastic and the staff were friendly and really made you feel welcome. We stopped off at the O2 and then coming back it was late evening so we got... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went on friday from thought of trying this attraction which i did not before. Kids loved it and this is close to North Greenwich Station. Basically it lasts less than 20min i guess but a diff experience if you love cable cars which my kids loved.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Views are unbelievable from up there, you travel at 295 feet above the river and you can see to the London barrier and up to Tower Bridge, as well as other familiar London land marks, well worth a visit. Parking was expensive though! £6 for two hours!

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Thank srpatrick
London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tip: buy your ticket in the tube station at the pop-up desk before wirking your way across to the cable cars. Views are fab - though didn't disembark, staying onboard for an immediate return trip.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Slow cool way in order to view part of the city. Its really nice going across the River. It is kinda high so don't be scared of heights

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Thank Brandon J
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a nice experience I have been wanting to visit since I moved to London. I expected it would be more expensive but it wasn't. Went on a relatively foggy day so there was no queue. The fog did obscure some of the views, yet Canary Wharf was visible and it was still a spectacular view. I have walked... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This cable car is seriously high, and I have been skiing a few times, so like to think I know what I am talking about ! Good for photos of the Thames and an overall view of the area, and the 300 foot elevation was more or less as high as I wanted to be thanks! The other side of... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled over to 02 on cable car views were great and as it was in the evening they play tranquil music it really is a joy such a shame we had to get off as I could quite happily have stayed on for several trips

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