Fancy yourself views from the world’s largest cantilevered observation wheel
The 135m tall London Eye near River Thames is one of the most sought-after attractions in London. Opened in 2000, the attraction was originally known as the Millennium Wheel. Witness all of London’s glory and its stunning skyline from up above. This distinguished wheel has myriad admirers who keep coming back to it. With such popularity, oftentimes it is impossible to score tickets standing in the long queue.
Buy your tickets with just a few clicks from the comfort of your home. No long lines and disappointing “tickets not available” signs - only instant confirmation with zero hassles! Online purchase of tickets also has the added advantage of tempting offers and discounts.
With this special ticket visit 5 top attractions in London - Madame Tussauds, The London Eye, Sea Life London Aquarium, The London Dungeon and Shrek’s Adventure London with just 1 pass. This landmark spree promises a glimpse of London’s fun-loving personality and allows you to save up to 2 hours worth of queue time at every attraction! The pass is valid for 90 days.
For the go-with-the-flow travelers, London Explorer Pass gives maximum flexibility to explore the British capital. Customize your London experience to your comfort and choose from an assortment of 3,4,5 or 7 attraction packages. From the heights of the London Eye to Hop-On Hop-off tours, selfies at Madame Tussauds and an acquaintance with the royals at the Kensington Palace - the London Explorer Pass is a traveler's dream. It is valid for 30 days and also offers to skip the line bonus for certain attractions.
Combo packages with London Eye are an absolute money saver. Whether you choose to bundle your London Eye tickets with Madame Tussauds or the Tower of London - you’re saving big money.
Dining 135 is a unique after-hours experience at the London Eye that allows you to dine with a side of luxury. The night starts with a bottle of champagne and the dinner progresses to a three-course gourmet meal by Rhubarb Food Design. With choices of wines and 3 rounds of the London Eye, this dinner might just top your list of the “most memorable meals”.
There are 4 different types of London Eye tickets available for purchase. As per your budget and the experience you’re looking for, choose your pick.
The standard ticket offers an entry-only ticket to the London Eye. With instant confirmation and easy-to-access mobile tickets, say bye to long ticket counter lines. This budget-friendly ticket allows you a 360 view of London from a height of 135 meters. The 30 minutes long ride is simply perfect to admire the beauty of its nearby landmarks - Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, The Shard, Buckingham Palace and St.Paul's Cathedral, to name a few.
Get quick access tickets with fast track tickets to the London Eye and skip the hassle of standing in queues. People who have packed schedules can rely on fast track tickets to see the breathtaking views of London without having to waste time in queues.
The Golden Tours ticket gives you access to Hop on Hop off buses with a combo of entry to the London Eye. Apt for tourists, these tickets include a gripping guided tour with audio commentary available in different languages. The tour also has the added benefit of free cancellation policy till 24 hours before the tour begins.
London changes its identity from dawn to dusk. With the day and night pass, you can go to the London eye twice and see London bathe in the sunshine as well as moonshine. We can’t choose which look suits London better, why don’t you try and decide?
Q. Is the London Eye the biggest wheel in the world?
A. When constructed, the London Eye was the biggest wheel in the world standing tall at a height of 135 meters. Star of Nanchang was the first structure to surpass the London Eye with 160-meter height. In the recent past, the Singapore flyer and then the High Roller in Las Vegas has taken over the title of “Highest Ferris Wheel in the World”. However, the London Eye is balanced on an A-Frame on just one side, making it the tallest cantilevered observation wheel.
Q. Can you buy tickets for the London Eye 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. Since only 800 people are allowed on the London Eye at a said time, 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 tickets for the London Eye?
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. Is London Eye included in London Pass?
A. No, unfortunately, the London Eye is not included in the London Pass. It is however included in the London Explorer Pass and Merlin’s Magic London Pass.
Q. Does the London Eye close during bad weather?
A. The London Eye is designed to weather any condition. However, in extreme conditions, for the comfort of the guests, the wheel might shut down.
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 time slot for the London Eye experience?
A. Yes, you can book any available time slot of your choice if you book your tickets online.
Q. Can you eat on the London Eye?
A. No, you cannot bring your own food and beverages on the Ferris wheel. However, there are special tours that you can book which include champagne and pink chocolate truffles. There is an elaborate dinner package as well.