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Emirates Air Line Cable Car - Greenwich Peninsula

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Amazing trip

We found this a really fun cable car ride,,,the only drawnback was that we were so interested in... read more

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Jean B
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Fleet, England, United Kingdom
Loved this!

Took the cable car as a method of transport to get to Excel, but wow! Would visit on its own accord... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Travelling_Footy_Fan
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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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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Emirates Cable Car Terminal Edmund Halley Way, London SE10 0FR, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 February 2015 via mobile

We loved the Air Line Cable Car. Great views, it was what it was. I did however pay extra for the discovery experience and I can only describe it as shocking! Nothing more than a PR stunt for Emirates Air. The only decent thing in...More

14  Thank Richard T
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

If you've never been in a cable car, this isn't a bad way to give it a go unless you have a fear of heights of experience motion sickness. What you can or cannot see will depend entirely on the weather. The ride is smooth...More

8  Thank ZinamonKveen
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Reviewed yesterday

We found this a really fun cable car ride,,,the only drawnback was that we were so interested in looking down and all around that we probably did not concentrate enough on the great commentary. I wish we could have heard it again! The history of...More

Thank Jean B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been wanting to visit this attraction for some time however my wife doesn't like heights , had to wait until I was in London by myself for a sporting occasion . Ticket buying was easy using my Oyster card , the attraction wasn't...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the cable car as a method of transport to get to Excel, but wow! Would visit on its own accord and can’t wait to bring the kids along on a visit to London. Staff excellent and some great views of the whole London Docklands...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff working here deserve a medal, me and the wife had been too a concert at the 02, the cable cars finished at 11pm, but the staff kept them running helping people cross over to the docklands, and am so thankful, I would like...More

Thank richie s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my cousin went on the boat to get the cable car across Greenwich and it was so much fun. The view was fantastic and it is good for all ages. You get distracted by the the amazing view so you don’t even notice...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow, this is fantastic. It is £3:50 for an adult and £1:70 for a child (you can use your Oyster card on this, they also accept contactless, it really is just like using the tube in that respect) The ride is only around 5 minutes,...More

Thank Rakester1965
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever we go sightseeing in London we try and take the clipper from whichever pier we are close to down to North Greenwich where we take the cable car over the river to pick up a train home. We have never been disappointed and the...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok this is not central London, but out in the Docklands area of East London. However, it does give great views of The Thames, Thames flood barrier, O2 Arena (Millenium Dome, City Airport and Canary Wharf. On a breezy day, these rock a bit, so...More

Thank woody_clare
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked group tickets and didn't tell my wife or one of my sister in laws who both don't like heights. Bit sneaky I know but it looks such good fun! We had a great trip on a sunny day which only added to our...More

Thank Phil T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked from our hotel on a sunny October morning which itself was great - Saw the cable car and did the round trip - pensioner rates and a very comfortable car and ride - The views are breathtaking and very interesting - This is 'a...More

Thank Paul S
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Debbie B
14 August 2018|
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Response from siona k | Reviewed this property |
If you live in London you can use your Oyster card also I am sure that if you have a picture of your ticket from an email confirmation they’d be happy to accept that but best to call ahead and check
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Colin B
20 May 2018|
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Response from Freedom735112 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure , please website or contact them direct please
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richie s
26 February 2018|
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Response from Ly2ns74 | Reviewed this property |
Best option, as other have mentioned is to have a view on the website. Hope you have a clearer day than we had.
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