London Eye Tickets

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No trip to London is complete without experiencing the world-famous London Eye. Book your London Eye tickets today and enjoy unforgettable 360-degree views of London's iconic skyline. See top attractions like Big Ben, The Houses of Parliament, and Buckingham Palace. Don’t miss out on this must-visit London attraction!

Our guide to London Eye Tickets

Located on the South Bank of the River Thames, the London Eye is an iconic feature of London’s skyline. Standing at 135 metres, it is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel, offering 40-kilometre panoramic views in all directions, including Windsor Castle on a clear day!

Enjoy stunning 360-degree views of London’s most famous landmarks such as Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, St Paul’s Cathedral, Westminster Abbey, and Trafalgar Square. Comprising 32 high-tech glass capsules, a ride on the London Eye takes 30 minutes. Book your London Eye tickets now, including London Eye fast-track tickets, for an unforgettable experience.

Secure your tickets now, for an unforgettable experience and a unique perspective of the city.  

The London Eye Tickets

Choose between a London Eye Standard Ticket or take the opportunity to save time and skip the lines with a London Eye Fast Track Ticket!

The London Eye is surrounded by an array of other top London attractions including the SEA LIFE London Aquarium, the London Dungeon, and DreamWorks: Shrek’s Adventure! London and Madame Tussaud London. Why not make a day of it and combine your London Eye Ticket with admission to one or all of these other famous attractions? Our More London For Less Passes offer a choice of 2, 3 or 5 attractions - including the London Eye - in one convenient ticket. Even better, you can save up to a whopping 48% compared to the combined price for individual tickets! 

The London Eye's location next to the River Thames lends itself perfectly to combining your London Eye ticket with a sightseeing cruise along London's famous river. Ditch dry land and hop aboard The London Eye River Cruise, which takes you on a tour past the city’s most popular riverside landmarks. The expert guides on board know exactly how to keep visitors entertained whilst bringing the city's history and culture to life. From fun facts about the Millennium Bridge and Harry Potter to the history of the Houses of Parliament and many more landmarks. The commentary gives guests facts and laughs to create a unique experience.


Frequently Asked Questions for London Eye Tickets

Duration of Visit

  • How long is the London Eye ticket valid for?

    Single-visit London Eye Tickets are only valid for the date and time selected at the time of booking. Multi-attraction More London for Less Passes must be used in full within a 90 day period from the date you visit the first attraction.

  • How long does the London Eye take?

    A full circuit of the London Eye takes around 30 minutes allowing you to take in the 360 degree views

General Information

  • When was the London Eye built?

    The London Eye was built in 1998 by the Architecture Foundation with the Sunday Times. The observation wheel was built as a new London attraction to celebrate the Millennium (originally called the Millennium Wheel).

  • How many pods are there on the London Eye?

    The London Eye has 32 pods, one for each of the city's boroughs and stands at a height of 135m.

  • What can you see from the London Eye?

    It depends on the visibility on the day. On a clear day, you can see most of London landmarks including the River Thames, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and Shard.

  • How do you get from Madame Tussauds London from London Eye?

    Madame Tussauds London is by Baker Street and so you can take the Jubilee to Westminster or you can take the Bakerloo line to Embankment with a short walk to the London Eye.

  • Does the London Eye have seats?

    In the pods, there is a bench for people to sit if needed.

  • Does the London Eye light up at night?

    Yes, the capsules stay lit at night. They have also done light shows to mark certain occasions such as Prince William & Kate Middleton's wedding.

  • Is the London Eye a popular attraction?

    Absolutely! With over 3.5 million customers each year, the London Eye is a must-see attraction in London.

  • When is a good time to visit?

    The London Eye is quite busy throughout the year. School holidays and weekends do tend to be busier so it is good to plan your day and try to go earlier. Sunset also is a popular time of day.

  • How many people are allowed in each London Eye capsule?

    Each London Eye pod can fit up to 25 people.

  • Do I need to book London Eye tickets in advance?

    It is best to book your London Eye tickets in advance to avoid longer queuing times.

  • Does the London Eye stop?

    The London Eye is always slowly moving, however they do pause for people with mobility issues or the elderly if needed.

  • Does the London pass cover the London Eye?

    The London Eye is not included on the London Pass.

  • What is the London Eye river cruise?

    On our 6 attraction pass, you can also get London Eye river cruise which is a 45 minute cruise along the Thames taking in some highlights of London. This starts right next to the London Eye.

  • Is there parking at the London Eye?

    There are car parks near the London Eye, the closest being the Q-Park Westminster car park. There are others within walking distance also. Please note the London Eye is within the congestion charge zone.

  • Is there heating/air-con in the London Eye pods?

    The London Eye capsules are enclosed and climate controlled so suitable for all weathers.

  • What attractions are close to the London Eye?

    In the same area as the London Eye, you can also experience the London Dungeon, DreamWorks: Shreks Adventure! London and SEA LIFE London Aquarium. South Bank itself also has lots of places to eat in the area.

  • Are there toilets at the London Eye?

    There are toilets available located in the ticket hall.

  • Can I still visit the London Eye on New Years Eve?

    The London Eye does still run on New Years Eve although it closes earlier due to the fireworks display. You cannot book a pod to watch the display.

  • Can you go on the London Eye if pregnant?

    As the London Eye is a slow moving attraction of 0.6mph, it is suitable for everyone included anyone who is pregnant.

  • Does the London Eye have a glass floor?

    The floor of the capsules are not made of glass but the rest is so you can still get a great view.

  • Is the London Eye Wheelchair accessible?

    Yes the pods are easy to access for wheelchairs or mobility scooters.

Opening Information

  • What are the opening times of the London Eye?

    The London Eye is open throughout the year, aside from 2 weeks in January when it closes for maintenance. Times are subject to change so it is best to check before you travel.

  • Does London Eye close?

    There are times when due to health and safety or renovation reasons the London Eye has to close. It is always best to check before you travel to avoid any disappointment.


  • How do you get to the London Eye?

    The London Eye is located on the South Bank overlooking the River Thames (SE1 7PB ). The closest train station is Waterloo and then just a short walk following the signs to the London Eye. You can also take the 77, 211 or 381 buses.

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