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Emirates Air Line Cable Car - Royal Docks

27 Western Gateway, London E16 1FA, England
+44 343 222 1234
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Great experience

Loved this. Me and my husband done this whilst waiting to go into the o2. Definitely an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Great views, great price.

Pretty much as the title says, the views were great and the price was great. Only waited 2 minutes... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
michael m
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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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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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27 Western Gateway, London E16 1FA, England
+44 343 222 1234
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved this. Me and my husband done this whilst waiting to go into the o2. Definitely an experience. Emirates are always first class at what they do and this is no exception. Good value for money. Definitely worth a visit if you are local.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Pretty much as the title says, the views were great and the price was great. Only waited 2 minutes on a Saturday afternoon, £6.50 I think it was (possibly less) which is great value for this type of ride anywhere, never mind in London.

Thank michael m
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the family to the O2 for a day event and decided to do the scenic route, we weren't disappointed. I'd recommend having an Oyster card for everyone over 10 to get the best price, unlike most other transport in London over 5's need a...More

Thank Stato71
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a great thing to do in London if you are on a budget, if you have a travel card or oyster card then you can get a £1 off, just show them at the ticket office as they don't seem to promote it...More

Thank youknowthescore
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Taken us 5 years to do this but worth the wait. A bit busy as such a lovely night, but still not too long to wait. Reasonably priced with our Oyster cards. Clean cars and stations and pleasant staff. Both daylight trips and night trips...More

Thank IpswichRita
Reviewed 6 days ago

After seeing this on the Olympics really wanted to have go. Myself and two daughters were staying close to Excel and we're heading back into central London to return home. Only a couple of stops from Excel on the DLR. We had visitor oyster cards...More

Thank karen d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We used the cable car to travel to the O2 from Victoria Docks. Virtually no queues on a Tuesday afternoon. Used contactless payment facilities. Very convenient. Views great. Would recommend doing once!

Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolutely must do awesome attraction. So glad we did this. Amazing views & we got fantastic pictures. Great staff who were so helpful with my daughters & their special needs & let us have a carriage all to ourselves. Definitely do this again &...More

Thank mariaruci
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on in the evening, music plays in the capsule, amazing views, it's really high if you don't have a head for heights then it's not for you! I'm not normally bothered by heights but did feel a little anxious in the middle. Breath taking...More

Thank adamrT8422DA
Reviewed 1 week ago

It looks a long way from the Houses of Parliament but take the riverboat to North Greenwich and for a remarkably cheap £3.50 with a travel card you can have a totally different perspective of London. The Royal Docks , Thames Barrier , O2 and...More

Thank Rob B
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8 August 2017|
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Response from William K | Reviewed this property |
Yep, We just turned up, bought tickets and got on straight away. It was after 10am though.
6 July 2017|
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Response from Mylittlefamily123 | Reviewed this property |
You can park at the O2 it's the closest. Depending on how long you'll be as it's not cheap. Pre book the parking :)
Brogan L
29 June 2017|
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Response from Chris L | Reviewed this property |
The cable car is pretty much whenever you want. It's a continuous loop with one gondola every 20 seconds or so. The exhibition is a timed ticket in an attempt to control crowds. Most of these types of places tend to be OK if... More