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London Eye Standard Experience Tickets

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£24.50
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Free Cancellation
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  • Gain a standard entry to the marvelous London Eye, the tallest cantilevered Ferris Wheel in Europe.
  • The Ferris Wheel provides a 360-degree view of the city from a height of 135 meters.
  • Catch sight of the London skyline as far as 40kms away on a clear day.
  • Marvel at the British Capital and admire its major attractions such as Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament.
  • Enjoy a 30-minute ride in one of 32 climate-controlled, high-tech glass capsules.
  • Take Instagram-worthy photos on the boarding ramp to The London Eye and in pod towards the end of your rotation.
  • Be a part of an exciting 4D experience that shares the history of the iconic attraction.
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

London Eye Fast Track Tickets

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£34.50
Duration: 30 Min
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  • Fancy yourself views from the world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel.
  • The London Eye attracts more than 3.75 million visitors every year, and for good reason.
  • Your skip-the-line entry allows you to waltz around ticketing queues and head right inside.
  • Board fully-enclosed, climate-controlled capsules that guarantee an unforgettable 30-min ride (a complete rotation).
  • Even from 135 meters off the ground, you will notice iconic landmarks like Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, and more.
  • Benefit from complimentary access to the Eye Lounge and learn about the history of this iconic landmark from the (also complimentary) London Eye 4D Cinema Experience.
  • This experience cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.

London Eye Reopens Post COVID-19

The UK's most iconic landmark London Eye has officially reopened to the public on 17th May 2021, in line with the latest Government guidance. Given that the health and safety of visitors are of utmost priority, effective measures have been put in place to ensure maximum security without compromising on the essence of the experience. Read on to learn about your London Eye tickets and what to expect during your visit.

COVID-19 Safety Measures at the London Eye

  • In light of COVID-19 guests are advised to book their London Eye tickets online before arriving at the venue. 
  • Capacity has been reduced to ensure physical distancing is maintained
  • Social distancing of 2m must be kept at all times
  • Temperature checks will be carried out at the entrance before entering the London Eye
  • Signs and floor markings have been installed at various points to follow
  • Visitors 11 and above and requested to wear face masks when entering the London Eye
  • All areas within the London Eye will be extensively cleaned and sanitized daily

Your London Eye Tickets Explained

There are 3 different types of London Eye tickets available for purchase. As per your budget and the experience you’re looking for, choose your pick.

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Standard Experience Ticket

  • The London Eye ticket price for a standard ticket offers only direct entry into the venue. Admire iconic landmarks - Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, The Shard, Buckingham Palace and St.Paul's Cathedral, to name a few.
  • Enjoy the complimentary London Eye 4D Cinema Experience to get a glimpse into the history of the attraction.

    Cancellation Policy - Get a full refund on cancelling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule. 
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Fast Track Tickets

  • Get skip the line access with fast track tickets to the London Eye and avoid the hassle of standing in long queues.
  • Board the enclosed, climate-controlled capsule for a 30-minute magical experience.
  • The London Eye ticket price also offers complimentary access to the Eye Lounge and the London Eye 4D Cinema Experience.

    Cancellation Policy - This experience cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled
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Combo Tickets

  • Combo packages with London Eye are an absolute money saver.
  • Whether you choose to bundle your London Eye tickets with Madame Tussauds, Thames River or the Tower of London - you’re saving big money.

    Cancellation Policy - Many combo tickets have a flexible cancellation policy. However, it also depends upon the experience selected. 
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What is the Best Way to Buy Tickets? Book London Eye Tickets Online.

The best way to buy your London Eye tickets is to purchase them online. This offers a safe and contactless transaction. Additionally, it offers the following benefits: 

  • Convenience: Skip the hassle of standing in long queues and book your ticket with a click. We are also available on phone, chat, and email 24/7 to answer all queries. 
  • Advance booking: You can book your London Eye tickets weeks in advance and avoid the disappointment of tickets selling out quickly 
  • Great discounts: Our platform offers the best discounts online for this adventurous experience.

London Eye Discount Tickets

  • Children between the age group of 3 to 15 years can avail London Eye discount. 
  • Children aged 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult, aged 18+
  • Ensure to carry a valid photo ID for verification at the venue. 
  • Sign up to get 10% cashback. Use them to save on your next experience. These credits are valid forever.

Why Visit the London Eye?

  • Feel on top of the world for 30 minutes with absolutely no distractions as you make your way up to the London Eye.
  • The cantilevered observation wheel is the fourth-largest Ferris wheel on the earth offering a 360-degree spectacular view of the city.
  • London Eye brings you 32 ovoidal-shaped capsules that are fully sealed and climate-controlled. Each capsule represents a borough of London that can accommodate up to 25 visitors for an incredible experience.
  • See as far as up to 40 kilometres on a clear day to witness some of the iconic landmarks including, St. Paul's Cathedral, Thames Rives, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, The Shard and more.

    Here is everything you need to know about the London Eye

The London Eye Experience

Designed by Marks Barfield Architects, the London Eye made its appearance in 2000, at the turn of the millennium. Since then, it has only grown in popularity. Find out everything you need to know before you kick start your ultimate London Eye experience.

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360 Degree View

Step into the cantilevered observation wheel to enjoy a 360-degree view of the city. The capsule goes around for 30 minutes where you can capture gorgeous landmarks including Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, River Thames and lots more.

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4D Cinema Experience

Before you head down to the capsule, don’t miss out on the 4D Cinema Experience that is included with your London Eye tickets. Get a glimpse into the city’s architectural success and enjoy a 3D photographic view of London as well. 

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Champagne Experience

This is the perfect experience if you’re arriving with a small group. Gain priority boarding and a professional host, who will guide pointing out the London landmarks as you enjoy complimentary Pommery Brut Royal Champagne 

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Private Experience

London Eye is a great place to host events for your loved ones. With the opportunity to book an entire capsule accommodating 3 to 25 guests, you can now celebrate special occasions with your family and friends as you soar 443 feet high. 

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Pub Pod

London Eye brings you the ultimate Great British 'pub' experience with a 360-degree moving view of the city. Choose from a selection of Beefeater Gin, craft beers and wines along with a free souvenir enamel gin cup to cherish this experience.

The London Eye Ride - Passenger Capsule

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  • Onboard one of the capsules which can hold up to 25 people, it will take you 30 minutes to complete one round of the wheel while witnessing iconic landmarks in London.
  • The capsules are suspended in a calculated manner promising a 360-degree view of London.
  • Inside the spacious capsules, you can walk around and see the city from every possible angle.
  • Watch out for the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Tower Bridge, and even the Shard.
  • The speed of the wheel is slow enough to allow passengers to embark and disembark. People can get off as soon as the capsule touches the ground.
  • The wheel is stopped only for disabled and senior citizens.

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View from London Eye

Lose yourself in the picturesque views of the city and marvel at the iconic landmarks from the London Eye. Find out everything you need to know about the London Eye view.

Plan Your Visit to London Eye

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London Eye Timings

London Eye is open:
Daily: 11 AM - 6 PM

Duration: The standard London Eye ride lasts for 30 minutes.

Best time to visit the London Eye:

  • Target a time slot between 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM from November to March, or between 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM from April to October. 
  • The sun is at its highest around this time and therefore is least likely to interfere with your view.
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Reaching the London Eye

Address: Riverside Building, County Hall, London SE1 7PB, United Kingdom
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  • By Train/Tube: The tube stations that can take you to the London Eye, going from closest to farthest, are Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross and Westminster. The nearest rail station from the London Eye is Waterloo. 
  • By Bus: Bus number 211, 77, and 381 takes you to the London Eye. 
  • By Car: If you arrive by car, make prior inquiries about parking spots in the vicinity.
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Facilities at the London Eye

  • Wifi - London Eye offers free WiFi facility 
  • Toilets - There are Male, Female and Accessible toilets in the London Eye Ticket Office. 
  • Baby changing room - Baby change facilities are also available in London Eye
  • Refreshments - Food and drink options are available from the London Eye gift shop located at the exit to the attraction
  • Air conditioned/heating capsules - The pods are enclosed and climate controlled for an enjoyable experience
  • Online Store - London Eye online shops are available and it offers up to 20% off
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London Eye Fireworks

  • Celebrate New Year's Eve at the London Eye to get mesmerised by the UK's most iconic attraction
  • Cannon Street, Millennium Bridge, Lambeth Bridge and Primrose Hill are some of the best places to capture the stunning annual fireworks display.
  • Dance to the DJ playing music all night, hear the Big Ben chime at midnight and watch the one-hour fireworks display over the London Eye.
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Hotels Near London Eye

The following are some great accommodation options around London Eye:

  • Budget Hotels: Premier Inn, Nox Hotels, The Z hotel Trafalgar
  • Mid-range Hotels: The Royal Horseguards, The Waldorf Hilton, Park Plaza County Hall
  • Luxury Hotels: London Marriott Hotel County Hall, Corinthia London and The Savoy Hotel

Visitor Tips

  • Book fast track London Eye 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. 
  • Experience the London Eye after nightfall to see the city adorn itself in twinkling lights. 
  • Use the touchscreen tablets to know more about the London landmarks that are visible from the London Eye.

London Eye Tickets: FAQs

Q. Is the London Eye open now?

A. The London Eye is now open for visitors to enter.

Q. Is it safe to visit the London Eye post COVID-19?

A. London Eye has taken up the necessary measures to ensure public safety at all times. This includes mandatory temperature checks at all times, usage of signs and floor markers to follow social distancing protocol, rigorous cleaning regulations and more.

Q. How much do the London Eye tickets cost?

A. The London Eye ticket price start at £24.50.

Q. What is the best way to buy the London Eye tickets?

A. The best way to purchase the London Eye tickets is to book them online. This way you get vouchers for great offers and can also reserve slots well in advance, granting access to the venue for the date of your choice.

Q. Can I buy the London Eye tickets online?

A. Yes, The London Eye tickets are now available for visitors to purchase online.

Q. Who can avail London Eye discount, if any?

A. A. Children between the age groups of 3 and 15 can avail the London Eye discount price.

Q. Who can enter the London Eye for free?

A. Children below the age of 3 can enter for free at The London Eye.

Q. What is the cancellation policy for the London Eye tickets?

A. Standard Experience tickets can be cancelled 24 hours in advance to get a full refund. Fast Track tickets cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled once booked. And while many combo tickets have flexible cancellation policy, it also depends upon the experience selected.

Q. Can I purchase the London Eye tickets at the venue?

A. Yes, however, it is highly recommended to book your London Eye tickets online as the daily capacity has been significantly reduced.

Q. Can I buy the London Eye tickets on the day?

A. You can buy tickets for the London Eye on the day but be prepared for a 30-minute long queue during peak times. On-the-spot ticket buyers are prioritized after online ticket holders. Moreover, booking on the day does not give you the chance to avail online discounts and offers.

Q. How long is the queue at the London Eye?

A. The queue at the London Eye can take anywhere between 30 minutes to one hour, but they move quite fast. Expect longer queues on school holidays, long weekends, during the summer and on bank holidays.

Q. Do I need to print my London Eye tickets?

A. No, you do not need to print the tickets for the London Eye. You can show the ticket on your mobile and enter the ride.

Q. How long does the London Eye ride last?

A. The standard London Eye ride lasts for 30 minutes.

Q. Do you need an ID for the London Eye?

A. Yes, you are required to bring a photo ID along with the payment card to collect your pre-booked tickets from the London Eye. Any ID with a clear picture of the individual on it will suffice.

Q. Can you pre-book a slot for the London Eye experience?

A. Yes, you can book any available time slot of your choice if you book your London Eye tickets online.