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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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Fabulous addition to London

What a great addition to London, such a nice alternative to the London Eye. Really user friendly... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Travllingkochs
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Pretty good

Good little hour spent on this! Great views and the thing felt well built! Not very cheap... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Stevetav
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Wiltshire, 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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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27 Western Gateway, London E16 1FA, England
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

What a great addition to London, such a nice alternative to the London Eye. Really user friendly, views are amazing and it's really good on the pocket too.

Thank Travllingkochs
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Good little hour spent on this! Great views and the thing felt well built! Not very cheap though..the Emirates exhibition wasn't very good and was more of a free crèche for families with irresponsible parents.

Thank Stevetav
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The experience was alright but not the best however i think this was down to the time i visited. We queued up for about an hour got on the cable cart and it was over within about 10 minutes and when we got off at...More

Thank demihanlon
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We did this at night, so we got to see the magnificence of the views in darkness with all the lights of the city. It was 3.50pounds and is worth every penny. It was a Saturday night yet there was no queue and we walked...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I was visiting London with my camera and while out on a wander I saw in the distance the E.A.L and thought I need to ride this.......probably not my best idea being scared of heights.... but I do like to frighten myself and test myself,...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

It was amazing trip , was my first time to go there , the other side of the river you can go to O2 ..

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

A great experienced with such a economic you can use your Oyster card .. Must try at least one time if you are in london definitely recommended ..

Thank Ejazakbar
Reviewed 13 September 2016

By river boat from the pier at Westminster, with a knowledgeable commentary on Thames river history by the skipper, down to Greenwich (reduced price with a rail ticket!). A short bus ride to the Emirates cable car. The most amazing ride high above the river...More

Thank Roger K
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We visited this on Friday morning and thankfully it was a lovely sunny day. My husband planned this as part of our 3 day trip to London. I was not so keen as I'm not very good with heights! However, there was no queue so...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic experience. Arrived as the western side. Staff were very friendly and helpful. We only had to wait for 15mins. We were put into the capsule with another couple which was great. The views were lovely. Well worth a trip if your in the...More

Thank Kiss73
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Art S
Is it close to the underground? If so, which one.
26 May 2017|
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Response from Alberto M | Reviewed this property |
The cable car crosses the Emirates Greenwich Peninsula Stations, which is close to the North Greenwich (Jubille Line) to the north, Emirte Royal Docks, which is close to the Royal Fictoria, DLR. You can pick up the cable car... More
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Kattz1971
Do you need to book in advance?
30 March 2017|
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Response from FaisalShb | Reviewed this property |
No. Either buy a ticket right there or use your Oyster card if you have one.
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AL33NA
Is the Night flight cable car experience operating right now? Also we have oyester cards, do we need to put extra money on them to buy those tickets or do we just show to received discounted tickets?
22 December 2016|
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Response from Fiona D | Reviewed this property |
Make sure you pay using the Oyster Card, or you will not receive the discount.
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