The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard Updates - Know Before You Go
- Pre-book your View from The Shard Tickets with AttractionTickets.com to guarantee entry and secure the best ticket availability. Arrival time slots are allocated in 15-minute windows. This will spread arrivals more evenly throughout the day.
- Guests over 11 years old will be required to wear a face mask in order to access the View from The Shard.
- The View from The Shard no longer accepts cash payments. All payments will need to be paid by credit/debit card, Apple Pay and Google Pay.
- BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE in the knowledge The View from The Shard tickets are protected by our Free COVID Cancellation Cover. Amend your booking for free or cancel your tickets with a full refund paid if your The View from The Shard visit is disrupted by COVID-19 restrictions. No Quibble, No Hassle, No Stress!
Great views wonderful champagne bar
The View from The Shard5 stars:
Trusted Customer reviewed 30 Mar, 2020
Views from the top of the Shard stretch out over 40 miles...
Situated at the top of London’s tallest building, The View from The Shard - located on the 69th and 72nd floor - offers unrivalled 360-degree panoramic views, stretching over 40 miles of London’s skyline for as far as the eye can see! There's also chance to include a glass of Champagne with your ticket.
Our guide to The View from The Shard
The equivalent of the height of 57 double-decker buses, The View from The Shard - London's highest viewing gallery - is a must-do for all London visitors, enabling guests to experience the capital like never before. Your journey begins in the extraordinary high-speed lifts that carry you to the show-stopping heights of Level 69 and Level 72 where viewing galleries, two Moet & Chandon Champagne bars, and more await.
Level 69 is indoors and offers guests comfortable, unparalleled 360-degree views for up to 40 miles taking in all of the city's iconic landmarks at once. From the ‘open-air skydeck’ on Level 72, kick back, relax and feel the sun (hopefully!) on your face and the breeze in your hair as you gaze down at the city below. Unforgettable!
There are three ticket options to choose from:
- The View from The Shard Admission - Enjoy London's highest viewing gallery and its unrivalled 360-degree panoramic views of the city below. This ticket includes standard entry to Level 69 and Level 72, the viewing galleries, the open-air skydeck and the bars.
- The View from The Shard Deluxe Ticket with Fast Track Entry - This package includes fast track entry, a complimentary glass of champagne, a guidebook and a digital photo package, making your experience even more memorable!
Average 4.4 out of 5 (9 customer reviews)
Great views wonderful champagne bar
Brian Booth reviewed 30 Mar,2020
Enjoyed visit to the Shard brilliant photo opportunity
Trusted Customer reviewed 23 Mar,2020
First rate attraction well worth a visit
Trusted Customer reviewed 22 Mar,2020
Quite expensive but definitely an experience. On a day with good weather Id say worth it
Trusted Customer reviewed 08 Mar,2020
It was a good day even with the weather as it was.
Trusted Customer reviewed 28 Feb,2020
Frequently Asked Questions for The View from The Shard
How long is the duration of The View From the Shard?
There is no set duration, you can admire the amazing views for as long as you wish inside of the opening and closing times.
What floor is the View from the Shard viewing platform on?
Floors 68, 69 and 72 - the main indoor observation deck is on level 69, while level 72 offers an open-air viewing deck.
How do you book tickets for The View From the Shard?
You can purchase The View from the Shard tickets on our website. Your Gate-ready The View from the Shard ticket(s) will be uploaded to your AttractionTickets.com customer account instantly at the time of booking. Simply download these digital tickets to your smartphone or print in advance, and scan the tickets on arrival to The View from The Shard for instant access.
Can you purchase The View from the Shard tickets on arrival?
At the moment, tickets must be purchased online prior to your arrival. We recommend they be purchased at least 2 days in advance
to avoid any disappointment.
How tall is the The View from the Shard?
The View from the Shard is located 800 ft above the ground and is the highest viewing platform in the city. It is the only place to
see London all at once!
Which of the Shard restaurants have the best views?
You do not need to visit a restaurant to see the amazing views, you can enjoy them from The View from The Shard viewing
platform. However Hutong, located on the 33rd level of The Shard, has a great view!
What are the child ages for the The View from the Shard tickets?
Child ages are from 4 - 15 years. Children under 4 do not need a ticket and are free of charge.
Can I take photos at the The View from the Shard?
You can take as many photos as you like with the exception of in the security area.
Can drinks be purchased at the View from the Shard?
You can purchase drinks on the viewing platforms. There is a full service bar on level 69 and on the open-air Skydeck on level 72.
Please note table reservations are not offered.
Do you have access to the bars inside the Shard after experiencing The View from the Shard?
The bars inside the Shard shall be open for you to visit, however, you may need to pre-book a table at busier periods.
Is the View from the Shard better at night?
The View from the Shard is great all day long, however if you would prefer to see London's skyline lit up at night an evening
time slot would be best for you!
What does the View from the Shard ticket include?
Each ticket option has slightly different inclusions and they all give you guaranteed access to the viewing decks on floors 68, 69 and 72. With a Deluxe Ticket, you get to enjoy a refreshing glass of champagne or a signature cocktail, fast track entry, a free guidebook and a digital photo package, making your experience even more memorable!
What time does the View from the Shard open and close?
Opening times may vary, for the most up to date information, please check before travel.
What time should I arrive at The View From the Shard?
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your reservation.
Where is the entrance to the View from the Shard?
The main entrance can be accessed on Joiner Street which is located moments from London Bridge station conveniently
situated among a variety of transport links.
Which direction is best at the View from the Shard?
There are amazing views in all directions, it is only place you can see the whole of London!