LONDON EYE
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London Eye Tickets & Tours

Experience London from above with your 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, as you rise 135 metres, you’ll be able to spot many of city’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. You can book Lastminute tickets or combos with attractions like Madame Tussauds London. 
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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 City. After the ride head along the bank to visit other iconic attractions such as the Globe Theatre or The Tate Modern.
  • Think ahead. The City's weather can be unpredictable, try to check the weather forecast for the week ahead and then book online your 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers below have been provided by tour operators previously to customer queries.

  • Q: When is the best time to visit London Eye?

    A:

    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.

  • Q: How to get to the London Eye?

    A:

    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.

  • Q: How to save money on London Eye?

    A:

    This attraction is busy throughout the year, it is recommended to pre-book your Tickets for ease of mind and to beat the queues.

  • Q: What are the Covid-19 health and safety measures taken by The London Eye Authorities?

    A:

    Your safety is our top priority. Limited attendance, physical distancing and reinforced cleaning procedures have been pit in place to make your next visit a worry-free experience.

  • Q: What are the key facts of The London Eye?

    A:

    • 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.
    • It isn’t actually a Ferris wheel! It’s a cantilevered observation wheel.

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