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MBNA Thames Clippers, the fastest and most frequent fleet of catamarans on the River Thames, has more than 15 vessels and stops at 21 piers across London. It is the best way to enjoy the city's landmarks!

Customers can enjoy the fantastic views from the climate controlled indoor cabins or from the outdoor back decks. The vessels all have licenced coffee bars on board.

With in:flow you can turn your phone into your audio guide! Using GPS, the app follows your route and gives you: River facts, stories about the Thames and iconic London sights. It is available to download FREE on App Store and Google Play, simply visit www.thamesclippers.com/visitorapp on your mobile.

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MBNA Thames Clippers
Embark upon a sailing adventure in London without the price tag—and get from A to B without the hassle and expense of a taxi. Traveling on a catamaran with MBNA Thames Clippers offers quick and convenient service to 21 piers across London. While traveling, soak up excellent views of the city's landmarks from the climate controlled indoor cabins or from the outdoor back decks—the vessels all have licensed coffee bars on board
  • Enjoy a more scenic way of getting around London, and save money on taxis
  • Cut costs by combining a sightseeing with public transport
  • Download the free audio guide onto your phone
  • Skip the lines and save hassle by pre-booking your ticket
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile
Journey you want to forget

Was rushed on the boat, tried to shut the gate on me after rushing me non stop. I'm trying to beep my card but your machine is not working! Stop shutting the gate mid party! There were only 6 of us. Wonder if they would...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great way to get up and down the river without paying a fortune

We have used the Thames Clippers before (O2 to Greenwich) on a previous visit to London, and hadn't actually planned to use them this time around. We wanted the experience of a river trip (Westminster to Tower Bridge) but, when we saw the price for...More

Thank BensMumDad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Four People in a Boat

Not exactly Jerome K. Jerome, this was a short hop down river from Westminster to the Tower of London by “River Bus”. Not as cheap as the tube but certainly more enjoyable. Probably a bit cheaper, and certainly faster, than a cab and less life...More

Thank hopehousecottage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
No fuss way to see the city from the river

A single trip from Greenwich to the Tower of London cost £6.80 with a contactless card, not the cheapest but worth it for a nice trip up the river on a Sunday afternoon with no fuss. A small queue and short wait to board and...More

Thank Titus_Twinkle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Taxi across the Thames

There is no tour involved here. As the title says, it's just a taxi across the Thames. Which is completely fine, it is much quicker and cheaper than any other transportation method. Tapping in and out is easy with either a oyster card or contactless...More

Thank josephmT3502FA
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21 July 2018|
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Response from mouseHerts | Reviewed this property |
We only did a short trip from Greenwich to Westminster. It cost about £12.50 for 2 and took about 30 minutes, so your journey won't be cheap. It's also worth factoring in the waiting time. The boats were supposed to be every... More
21 July 2018|
Response from j0hnhill | Reviewed this property |
Thats a good question? Not sure if people stayed on when we used it but they did tie up at the 02 for a while and cleaned the boat, use your connect card it saves a few pounds. if you sit outback it can be noisy.
11 June 2018|
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Response from j0hnhill | Reviewed this property |
Round 50 minutes on the general water bus or 25 on the express which misses out 50% of the stops.
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