Uber Boat by Thames Clippers – Westminster Pier

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers operates a fleet of some 21 vessels, each one bearing a distinctive name and unique color, that stop at two-dozen different piers along the Thames. Whether you’re simply looking for an effective means of going from one popular London tourist attraction to another, or you’d love to go on an affordable sightseeing cruise down this iconic river, Uber Boat by Thames Clippers has you covered. In particular, the Uber Boat by Thames Clippers River Roamer ticket is a popular choice for families; this one-day ticket allows unlimited hop-on, hop-off privileges for two parents and up to three children, with children under the age of 15 eligible to ride for free.

Money Saving Tip! Uber Boat by Thames Clippers - Westminster Pier is included on the London Pass and GoCity London Pass. If you are sightseeing in London, then you can save a lot of money with the pass.

Tour Details

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers stops at 24 piers located on the Thames; its extensive route runs from Putney Pier in the west to Barking Riverside Pier in the east. Along the way, you’ll have breathtaking views of some of London’s most famous attractions from a remarkable vantagepoint, as well as the option to disembark at whichever destination strikes your fancy.

There are multiple features of an Uber Boat by Thames Clippers boat ride that families traveling with small children will love. For starters, all children under the age of five years old travel free; kids between five and 15 years old receive half off the price of an adult ticket. Furthermore, Uber Boat by Thames Clippers provides visitors with a “Young Explorers’ Activity Book” full of River Thames-themed puzzles, math problems, and pictures just waiting to be colored; interested parents can either download this activity book at home and print it out in advance or request a copy from a staff member. The London Transport Museum has also created a one-page travel log perfect for the little ones; this worksheet can be downloaded straight from the official Uber Boat by Thames Clippers website.

In addition to the River Roamer ticket mentioned above, there are a number of ways to save money while sightseeing with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers. If you purchase your tickets online ahead of time or via the official Thames Clippers Tickets app, you’ll receive nearly 25% off the price of a standard fare purchased pierside right before boarding a vessel. Also, because many individuals use Uber Boat by Thames Clippers as a commuter vessel, all weekday travel between the hours of 6:30am and 9:30am costs approximately 25% less than usual, too.

Getting the Most Out of Your Uber Boat by Thames Clippers Experience

No matter whether you intend to treat your Uber Boat by Thames Clippers experience as a scenic boat tour or plan to use it as a means to get from Point A to Point B, you’ll want to keep in mind the following details.

*The Thames Clippers Tickets app can be downloaded straight to your smartphone. This handy resource lets you purchase tickets, check boat timetables, study route maps, and receive service updates. You can even activate your Uber Boat by Thames Clippers ticket in this app; once you’ve done that, all you need to do to board the vessel is show staff your phone.

*All but a few select Uber Boat by Thames Clippers vessels have some form of a Café Bar onboard. Typically, these cafés serve up an assortment of sandwiches, cakes, and vegan-friendly snacks; they also have a drinks menu that includes coffee, tea, hot chocolate, soft drinks, beer, and liquor.

*With the exceptions of London Bridge City, Cadogan, and Wandsworth Riverside Quarter, all Uber Boat by Thames Clippers piers are fully wheelchair and stroller accessible. Individuals requiring additional assistance at such notable stops as London Bridge, Tower of London, Westminster, London Eye, Embankment, Canary Wharf, Bankside, Greenwich, and North Greenwich between the hours of 10:00am and 6:00pm may call on the help of on-site customer service staff members.

*So long as they are kept on leashes, pets are permitted on Uber Boat by Thames Clippers rides; likewise, most vessels have space for a limited number of bikes to brought onboard, if that sort of arrangement might prove useful for your sightseeing purposes.

Why Choose Uber Boat by Thames Clippers?

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers—especially its River Roamer ticket package—combines the functionality of a hop-on, hop-off bus tour with the comfort of not having to worry about sitting in traffic on one of London’s many congested streets. If you’re a water person who’d love to see a different side of this historic city, you’d do well to consider this tour company as a de facto river cruise. After all, it’s one thing to visit London’s famous bridges; another entirely to sail straight underneath them!