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London Eye Tickets

From its prominent position on the south bank of the River Thames, the London Eye has become one of the city’s most iconic and popular attractions. On its gentle 30 minute ride you’ll be able to spot many of London’s famous attractions from The Tower of London to Greenwich, and beyond. On a clear day, you can see up to 40km away. That’s as far as Windsor Castle. As a starting point, a visit to the London eye makes for the perfect start to your UK experience.

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Our tips for London Eye

  • Starting point. To make the most of your day, use the London Eye as your starting point to discovering the South Bank of London. After the ride head along the bank to visit other iconic attractions such as the Globe Theatre or The Tate Modern.
  • Think ahead. The weather in London can be unpredictable, try to check the weather forecast for the week ahead and then book your London Eye tours.
  • Don't take food or drink with you. Don’t expect to sit and admire the views with a picnic. No food or drinks are allowed in the capsules unless you have booked on a special tour.

Good to know

Best time to visit
The London Eye is open daily (except Christmas Day) from 1100 to after sunset. Closing times can vary throughout the year, for example, Christmas and New Year. Please check their website for further details.
Getting there
The London eye is situated on the South Bank of the River Thames, opposite the Houses of Parliament. You can either use Westminster Underground Station (Jubilee/ Circle / District Lines) or Waterloo station (Jubilee/ Northern / Bakerloo lines) to access the attraction.
Money saving tips
This attraction is busy throughout the year, you are better to pre-book your London Eye tickets for ease of mind and to beat the queues.
Did you know?
  • The wheel turns at 26cm per second, that’s twice as fast as a tortoise sprinting!
  • There are 32 capsules, one representing each borough of London.
  • There are approximately 3.5 million visitors per year, the most popular paid attraction in the UK.
  • The London Eye isn’t actually a Ferris wheel! It’s a cantilevered observation wheel.

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