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Preplanned City Guides and Travel Itineraries

London Eye

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about London Eye.

London Eye features in these preplanned City Guides:

1-day London City Guide3-day London City Guide5-day London City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • Quickly became a London icon
  • Fascinating views over the whole of London
  • Unforgetable experience

Time required: 60 minutes

Phone: +44 870 990 8883

Web site:

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
September - March: 10am - 8:30pm
April - June: 10am - 9pm
July - August: 10am - 9:30pm


Ticket type Charge
General: 18.60 £
Child (4-15): 9.54 £
Child (under 4): Free

Public transport:

  • Circle Line: Westminster station
  • District Line: Westminster station
  • Jubilee Line: Westminster station

Address: Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7PB

Things you need to know:

  • London Eye is the world's highest observation wheel
  • It is located opposite to the Houses of Parliament on the other side of the Thames
  • There are 32 capsules with total visibility in all directions
  • It takes 30 min to ride London Eye
  • The wheel was built to celebrate the Millennium year (2001) and planned for 5 years

What to do there:

  • Ride the wheel and enjoy the fantastic view over London
  • Take photos of yourself with London Eye in the background

Tips & Insights:

  • Before making your online booking consult the weather forecast. For the best experience it is advised to go on a bright day
  • Book online and combine your 'Flight' with other attractions (for example: Madam Tussauds) to save money

London Eye features in these preplanned City Guides: