London Eye

Getting To The London Eye - Map & Directions

The London Eye welcomes more than 3.5 million people each year, making it one of the hottest tourist attractions in the UK. The 443 ft landmark was the tallest Ferris wheel in the world when opened in 2000 until it was superseded by the 804 ft Shard, launched in 2013. Though the record was broken, the iconic observation wheel still continues to be the most popular paid tourist attraction in the country. Find out everything you need to know about the London Eye address, routes and directions before visiting the destination.

London Eye Address & Directions

London Eye location

Where is London Eye Located?

  • London Eye Address: Riverside Building, County Hall, London SE1 7PB, United Kingdom. Find on Map

How to reach the London Eye?

  • The London Eye directions are quite easy to navigate. Waterloo is the closest station to the landmark. Exit the station following signs for the South Bank. You will reach the London Eye in 5 minutes. Apart from the tube station, visitors can also reach the London Eye via bus, rail, boat and car.

Getting There

Now that you're familiar with the London Eye address, find out the different ways in which you can reach the popular attraction.

Plan your visit to the London Eye

London Eye by bus

London Eye by Bus

Bus Numbers: 211, 77, and 381 takes you to the London Eye. The iconic attraction is also included in on most London sightseeing bus tours and on the RV1 route that connects the London Eye to other popular places. These include the Tate Modern, Covent Garden and lots more.

London Eye by Tube

London Eye by Tube

The nearest station near the London Eye is the Waterloo station. It takes about 5 minutes to reach the attraction. Apart from Waterloo, visitors can also opt for Embankment, Charing Cross or Westminster underground station to reach the London Eye.

London eye by train

London Eye by Rail

Waterloo and Charing Cross are the closest rail stations near the London Eye. It takes approximately 5 minutes from Waterloo and 15 from Charing Cross station.

London eye by boat

London Eye by Boat

Visitors can choose from several stops at the London Pier to reach the London Eye. These include, Bankside, Embankment, Blackfriars, London Bridge, Tower, Canary Wharf, Hilton Docklands, Masthouse Terrace, Greenwich and lots more. 

London Eye by Car

London Eye by Car

If you're arriving by car, ensure to book your parking slot online before visiting the London Eye. Please note that the London Eye is located within the Congestion Charge Zone.

Tips to Enjoy the London Eye Experience

  • Book fast track tickets to gain entry from a dedicated entrance and skip a majority of the queue. This ticket also gives you access to the Champagne bar and 4D Cinema Experience.
  • Photograph the sights from the London Eye at least 1 foot away from the glass walls to avoid glare from the curved surface.
  • Contact the London Eye office to know how you can park your car at a discounted rate at the Q-Park Westminster.
  • Use the touchscreen tablets to know more about the London landmarks that are visible from the London Eye.
  • Opt for the underground tube station, if you're looking for the cheapest and the quickest way to reach the London Eye.

Discover the London Eye history before visiting the iconic landmark.

London Eye Address - FAQs

Q. What is the London Eye address?

A. The London Eye address is as follows:
Riverside Building, County Hall, London SE1 7PB, United Kingdom

Q. What are the different ways to reach the London Eye?

A. Visitors have the option to reach the London Eye via tube, rail, bus, boat and car.

Q. Which is the nearest tube station to the London Eye

A. Waterloo is the nearest tube station to the London Eye. It takes about 5-minutes to reach the destination from the station.

Q. Which is the nearest train station to the London Eye?

A. London Waterloo Rail Station is the nearest train station to the London Eye

Q. Are there any London Eye parking facilities?

A. No, the London Eye does not provide any parking facilities. However, you can contact the London Eye office to know how you can park your car at a discounted rate at the Q-Park Westminster.

Q. How to reach London Eye by boat?

A. You can select from several stops at the London Pier to reach the London Eye. Bankside, Embankment, Blackfriars, London Bridge, Tower, Canary Wharf, Hilton Docklands and Masthouse Terrace are a few to be named.

Q. What is the cheapest way to reach to London Eye?

A. Visitors can opt for either the tube or bus as the cheapest option to reach the London Eye. Arriving by boat is also an option, if you wish to enjoy sightseeing on your way to the attraction