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MBNA Thames Clippers, London Bankside

London's river travel specialists offering the capital's many visitors a unique way of sightseeing and providing commuters with a hassle free journey to and from work

The Thames Clippers route covers the stretch of the river that is home to some of the most famous and stunning landmarks in London. Seeing these sights from the comfort of your seat onboard you will not only get a real sense of their grandeur and character but of how they link together.

Alternatively use the Tate to Tate boat, on this convenient and luxurious service you can travel with Thames Clippers directly between Tate Britain at Millbank Pier and Tate Modern at Bankside Pier.


Oyster card readers are available at all of the piers. Customers can touch in and touch out with their pay as you go Oyster card to travel on all of the services.

With the use of Oyster, there is a Zonal route map, where piers are allocated to the East, Central or West Zone. Prices reflect zonal travel and reflect distances travelled on the services.

There are two different fare types per zonal journey - standard fare and a discounted fare which is applied when customers pay for travel using Oyster pay as you go, the ticketing app, or online in advance.

Discounts are offered such as 1/3 off Standard fares with a Travelcard and 50% off for Freedom Pass holders and Children.

You can no longer buy on board. All customers must have a valid ticket or sufficient credit on their pay as you go Oyster card prior to boarding.

River Bus Express

River Bus Express services run for events at The O2. Prices are in line with the Central and East Zone price. Please not that there is no longer stop at Canary Wharf on the eastbound journey to The O2.

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Full address:
Thames Clippers, London Bankside , London, United Kingdom
Opening hours: 
Services run from Bankside pier between 6.46am and 11.22pm on weekdays and 9.20am and 11.22pm on weekends
Family friendly: 
Disabled access: 
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