The View from The Shard Admission
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Situated at the top of London’s tallest building, The View from The Shard offers unrivalled 360 degree panoramic views, stretching over 40 miles of London’s skyline for as far as the eye can see.
Our guide to The View from The Shard Admission
The equivalent of the height of 57 double-decker buses, The View from The Shard is London's highest viewing gallery and a must-do for all London visitors, enabling guests to experience the capital like never before!
Your journey begins in the extraordinary high-speed lift that carries you to the show-stopping heights of Level 69 and Level 72. Here you will find the viewing galleries, two Moet & Chandon Champagne bars, and more. 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 London below. An unforgettable experience!
The View from The Shard closes one hour after the final admission time.
A standard visit lasts approximately one hour, allowing ample time for you to relax and enjoy the city skyline at your leisure as there is no time restriction on your visit.
Terms and conditions
Terms and conditions for The View from The Shard Admission
- The View from The Shard Standard Admission is an extremely popular attraction and with the current capacity restrictions specific 15-minute time slots can sell out. The exact time of visit is not guaranteed until we send out your attraction documentation. If your requested time is not available you will be confirmed on a time slot within 15-30 minutes of your original choice.
- There is no time limit for your visit to The View - enjoy the experience at your leisure. The average view time is around 90 minutes.
- The View from The Shard closes one hour after the final admission time.
- The View from The Shard is over 1000 feet from ground level so any clients suffering vertigo or any similar related issues enter the View entirely at their own risk.
- Children aged three and under do not require a ticket to visit The View from The Shard.
- Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult otherwise they may be refused entry. Parents of young children should be aware that The View from The Shard has floor to ceiling glass
- Disabled Access: There are two express lifts that will take you up to floor 69. There are 2 flights of stairs up to The View. Additional provision is provided for those that are unable to climb the stairs.
- All visitors will be subject to airport-style search so please allow sufficient time for entry.
- View Guarantee - if on the day of your visit you are unable to see at least three of the following landmarks, you can return for free within three months: London Eye, The Walkie Talkie, Tower Bridge, One Canada Square, St. Paul's Cathedral. Staff at the ticket desk will let you know on the day if the View Guarantee has been authorised and will arrange your return ticket. You must claim your free ticket on the day of your visit before you leave the attraction.
- *Cancellation Policy: Tickets can be cancelled for free up to 48 hours before your selected date/time.
Frequently Asked Questions for The View from The Shard Admission
- Will I receive real The View from The Shard tickets?
Your gate-ready The View from The Shard Ticket(s) will be uploaded to your AttractionTickets.com customer account. Simply download these digital tickets to your smartphone or print your tickets if you do not have a smartphone and scan the tickets on arrival to The View from The Shard for instant access.
- Is there a bar at The View from The Shard?
Yes, there are fully stocked Moet & Chandon Champagne bars on both Level 69 and Level 72 which guests are welcome to purchase beer, wine, cocktails, soft drinks and of course Champagne from.
- What is The View from The Shard?
The View from The Shard, situated on Levels 68, 69 and 72 of The Shard, is London's highest viewing gallery and offers unrivaled views across London's famous skyline. On a clear day it is possible to see up to 40 miles.