One of London's prominent landmarks, the Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge. It was built between 1886 and 1894 to create access to the East End of London. The Tower bridge crosses the River Thames and is about 800 feet in length. At each end of the bridge, you will find a tower, connected to each other at the upper level by two walkways.

During your visit, you will be able to take a trip through history as you understand the importance of the Tower and how it has changed over the years.

Why Visit Tower Bridge in London

Visit Tower Bridge in London
  • Transport yourself to Victorian England as you learn about one of London's most iconic attractions.
  • Enjoy the panoramic views of London. Spot some famous landmarks like the Tower of London, St Pauls, The Shard and Wembley.
  • Walk through the glass-high walkways and explore London life through the floor, from 42 meters above the River Thames.
  • Explore the Victorian Engine Rooms that powered the Bridge Lifts earlier.
  • Learn about the people that helped make Tower Bridge what it is through the 'Lives of a Landmark' exhibition.
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Your London Tower Bridge Tickets Explained

There are 3 different types of tickets to London's Tower Bridge available for visitors. Choose a ticket based on your budget and requirements.

Tower Bridge London Tickets

Standard Entry Tickets

  • The standard entry tickets will get you access to the Tower Bridge in London.
  • Learn about the history of the bridge as you walk along the high-level glass walkway.
  • Experience some of the most spectacular views of London.
  • View iconic attractions such as the Docklands, the Tower of London, St Paul’s, Big Ben, and the London Eye from a new vantage point.
  • Visit the Tower Bridge Exhibition and the Victorian Engine Rooms.

Discounted Tickets: Children under 5 can enter for free, while those between 5-10 years of age, students over the age of 16, and senior citizens (over 60 years), can enjoy reduced pricing on their tickets.

Tower Bridge Combo Tickets

Tower of London & Tower Bridge

  • This ticket will allow you to visit two attractions: Tower of London and Tower Bridge.
  • Explore the 1000-year-old Tower of London, a UNESCO World Heritage site. This ticket gives you access to all public areas of the Tower of London, such as the Crown Jewels exhibit, the White Tower, and the Bloody Tower.
  • Head on to the Tower Bridge, an important architectural landmark that stands on the Thames river. View the Tower Bridge Exhibition and the Victorian Engine Rooms.

Discounted Tickets: Children between 5-10 years of age, students over the age of 16, and senior citizens (over 60 years), can enjoy reduced pricing on their tickets.

Tower Bridge Combo Tickets

Tower Bridge + HMS Belfast

  • Visit the Tower Bridge and explore the HMS Belfast, with this money-saving combo ticket.
  • Walk along the spectacular glass high-level walkways and enjoy some of the most spectacular views of London at the Tower Bridge.
  • Visit the HMS Belfast, a museum ship, which was originally a Royal Navy light cruiser that was active during World War II and the Korean War.
  • You will also get an audio guide, available in nine languages, during your HMS Belfast trip.

Discounted Tickets: Infants under the age of four can enter for free. Children between the ages of 5 to 15, senior citizens (above 60 years), students and even families can avail discounts on their Tower Bridge tickets.


These tickets are valid for the date and time selected during the checkout.

Cancelation Policy

The London Tower Bridge tickets cannot be canceled, amended or refunded.

What is the Best Way to Book Tickets To Tower Bridge in London? Buy Tickets Online.

The best way to buy tickets for Tower Bridge London is by purchasing them online. This is safe as it allows for contactless transaction. Buying tickets online comes with several added benefits such as:

  • Advance Reservation: Visitors can buy their Tower Bridge London tickets several weeks in advance and avoid the chances of the tickets selling out.
  • Convenience: Book your Tower Bridge London tickets while sitting at home at the click of a finger and avoid the hassle of standing in long queues. You will also be able to get support via phone, chat, or email if you face any issues while booking the tickets.
  • Great Offers: Our platform offers amazing discounts and offers that you can avail when you book the Tower Bridge tickets.

Tower Bridge London Highlights

Tower Bridge Ticket Highlights

North Tower

Your Tower Bridge visit begins at the North Tower. Learn about the history of the bridge. Here you will find interactive displays that show why and how the tower was built. You also get to learn about the architects, technicians, and other people that built the bridge.

Tower Bridge London Walkway

Glass Walkway

The glass floor in the high-level walkway is one of the key highlights of Tower Bridge. From here, you can enjoy incredible panoramic views of London. Spot iconic attractions such as the Tower of London, St Pauls Cathedral, London Eye, City Hall, The Shard, and Wembley. Look through the walkway to see London from 42 m above the River Thames.

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South Tower

View video footage of the Bridge lifting and original designs of the Tower Bridge. As you walk down the South Tower you will learn about the people who have kept the tower running since 1894. Amongst the pictures and plaques, you will also find the original tools and materials used to build the tower.

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Blue Line

Once you exit the South Tower, you will find a blue line that leads up to the Engine Room. Don't simply follow the line. Take a moment to observe the names that have been featured here. The line commemorates the men and the women that helped construct and maintain this iconic bridge.

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Victorian Engine Rooms

The Engine Rooms were once what kept the Tower Bridge functioning. Now obsolete, these rooms continue to educate people about the history of the tower. View original Victorian steam engines, coal-fired boilers, drivetrains, and accumulators and learn how they work. View the 'Lives of a Landmark' exhibition before you head to their gift shop.

Inside Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge Lifts

Tower Bridge lifts around 800 times a year and a visit to Tower Bridge is incomplete without seeing it lift. From cargo vessels to pleasure cruises and royal yachts, a wide range of vehicles passes from under the bridge. If you are visiting the Tower Bridge plan your visit in a way so that you can watch how the bridge lift to allow ships to pass through.

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Plan Your Visit to Tower Bridge in London

Getting There
Tower Bridge London Timings

Tower Bridge is open from 9:30 AM - 6 PM (Last entry is at 5 PM)
Closure: Tower Bridge is closed between 24- 26 December.
Relaxed Opening: Every third Saturday, between 10:30 AM and 11:30 AM, entry to Tower Bridge is reserved for Relaxed Opening visitors. This allows you to explore Tower Bridge in a calm and quiet setting.
Duration: It can take about 1 hour to see everything.

Best Time To Visit

The Tower Bridge is an extremely popular attraction in London. During peak season (March to May) the tickets tend to sell out quickly. To avoid crowds, visit during early mornings or late afternoons. Since it is an indoor attraction, you can also visit from December to February, when the tourist crowd would be lesser due to winter.

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Getting to Tower Bridge in London by Tube

Address: Tower Bridge Rd, London SE1 2UP, United Kingdom
Find On Map

Cycle: Get on the Thames Path until get to the Thames Barrier. Secure your bikes at the bike racks on Duchess Walk or on Butler's Wharf.

By Train: The London Bridge, Fenchurch Street National Rail stations, or Tower Gateway DLR Station are the closest stations to the Tower Bridge.

By Tube: The Tower Hill station is a seven-minute walk from Tower Bridge. It falls on both, the District, and Circle lines.

By Bus: The nearest bus station is the Stop P on routes 42 and 78. Other bus routes that ply to stops close to Tower Bridge are 15, 100, and 343.

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Tower Bridge London Car Park

If you choose to drive down there are several car parks nearby that you can rely on:

  • Tower Hill Coach and Car Park, situated at 50 Lower Thames Street, next to the Tower of London.
  • Located just a 3-minute drive away is the Circle Car Park on Queen Elizabeth Street. 
  • Minories, located on Mansell Street, is only a 7-minute walk away from Tower Bridge.
  • London Snowfields, an NCP car park, is located on Kipling Street, near London Bridge.
  • Limited on-street parking is available around the Bridge.
London Tower Bridge Facilities
  • Gift Shops: Whether you are looking for memorabilia or souvenirs to gift your loved ones, the on-site gift shop at Tower Bridge has it all.
  • Lift: There are two lifts, one in the North Tower of the Bridge and the other in the South Tower, that leads up to the walkways. There’s also an external lift that leads to the Engine Rooms entrance.
  • Wi-Fi: Visitors get free Wi-Fi on the high-level walkways.
  • Restrooms: Toilets, which are accessibility-friendly, are located within the South Tower. There are also two toilets in the Engine Rooms.
  • Baby changing: You can find baby changing rooms in the South Tower and the Engine Rooms.
  • Wheelchairs: You can find wheelchairs at the Ticket Office and Engine Rooms entrances.
  • Braille booklets: You can download them online. You can also borrow one from the Ticket Office and Engine Room entrances.
Restaurants near Tower Bridge London

There is no café or restaurant at Tower Bridge. But there are plenty of choices available nearby, especially the south side of the Bridge.

  • The Ivy Tower Bridge: A 3-minute walk from Tower Bridge, this British brasserie serves modern British and international Ivy-inspired classics.
  • Gaucho: Enjoy lovely views of Tower Bridge and Tower of London while you enjoy Argentinean food and wine.
  • The Real Greek: A 2-minute walk from Tower Bridge, the restaurant offers a selection of Greek dishes. They also have vegan options.
  • The Coal Shed: Enjoy steak, fish, sharing platters & Sunday roasts cooked over hot coals. Diners can watch the chefs at work in the open kitchen or enjoy the view of the Tower Bridge
Stay near Tower Bridge in London

Budget hotels: Premier Inn, New Road Hotel

Mid-range hotels: The Corner London City, The Z Hotel Piccadilly, Ibis Styles London Southwark, The Belgrave

Luxury hotels: The London EDITION, Vintry & Mercer, Great Scotland Yard Hotel, ME London, Sofitel London St James

Nearby Tower Bridge in London
  • Tower of London: Take a trip through one of London's oldest monuments and learn about the British monarchy.
  • Bridge Theatre: Catch a play at this theatre, located a 3-minute walk from Tower Bridge.
  • Sailing Barge Lady Daphne: Get on-board the Lady Daphne and watch the Tower Bridge lift, as you make your way downstream.
  • The View from The Shard: Located 800ft above the ground, The View from The Shard is the only place from where you can see the entire city all at once.
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Visitor Tips

  • The Tower Bridge tends to be crowded and busy, especially during the peak tourist seasons. Visitors should buy their Tower Bridge tickets online and in advance to ensure that you don't miss out on the experience.
  • Plan your visit in a way that you arrive at the attraction during the slot mentioned on the ticket.
  • Visitors must wear comfortable footwear as there is tons of walking to be done to explore every highlight of the Tower Bridge exhibition.
  • The queue to enter Tower Bridge is outside so do check the weather.
  • Dogs are allowed inside the Tower Bridge provided it’s on a leash. The number of dogs permitted might be restricted during busy hours, so plan your trip with your animal friend accordingly. Guide dogs are always allowed to enter.
  • The lower walkway of the Tower Bridge is raised or lifted about 800 times each year. Check their official website to find out when and at what time the bridge will be built and experience the magic through the glass floors of the high-level walkways.
  • They don't have a cloakroom, and they only allow bags with a size 40cm x 20cm x 25cm inside the Tower Bridge. The bag will be searched at entry.
  • Do ask the team at Tower Bridge to guide you and fill you in with stories about the bridge.

All Your Questions About Tower Bridge London Tickets Answered

Q. Are Tower Bridge London tickets available online now?

A. Yes, you can buy Tower Bridge tickets online.

Q. What is the starting price of tickets for Tower Bridge in London?

A. Tower Bridge ticket prices start at £10.60.

Q. Has the Tower Bridge In London opened after the closure due to Coronavirus is?

A. Yes, the London Tower Bridge reopened to the public on 1 July 2020.

Q. What public safety measures are in place at Tower Bridge London?

A. Apart from encouraging the purchase of tickets online, they have made social distancing and mask-wearing mandatory and will provide sanitizers are regular intervals, among other things to ensure the safety of their visitors.

Q. What is the cancelation policy for Tower Bridge London tickets?

A. The Tower Bridge London tickets cannot be canceled or refunded.

Q. What are the opening hours of the Tower Bridge in London?

A. Tower Bridge is open between 9:30 AM to 6 PM. The last entry is at 5 PM.

Q. What is the best way to get to London Tower Bridge?

A. You can get to Tower Bridge in London via train, tube, bus or even riverboats. The tram may be the quickest way to reach the Bridge, but walk up to the attraction so you can enjoy the view as you get to the Tower Bridge.

Q. Are audio guides available for visitors at the Tower Bridge in London?

A. Tower Bridge does not provide audio guides, However, visitors can download audio guides of the Tower Bridge via several apps. 

Q. What is the best time to visit the Tower Bridge London?

A. To avoid crowds, plan your visit to Tower Bridge during early mornings or late afternoons.

Q. Are dogs allowed inside the Tower Bridge in London?

A. Yes, Tower Bridge is dog-friendly, as long as they are kept on their leash and supervised at all times.

Q. Is Tower Bridge fully accessible?

A. Yes, Tower Bridge is fully accessible. They have lifts and toilets that are accessibility-friendly. You can also borrow a braille booklet at the attraction.