Pay as you go 

It's up to 26% cheaper to use contactless (card or device) or an Oyster card than buying a Boarding Pass.

Pay as you go Single
Adult
£3.50
Child (5 and over)
£1.70
Child under 5 (with fare paying adult) Free

Your pay as you go journey's aren't capped.

Boarding Passes

You can buy single or return Boarding Passes, as well as Discovery Experience tickets in advance online.

You can also buy a Boarding Pass from ticket offices and machines at the Greenwich Peninsula and Royal Docks terminals.

The Discovery Experience includes a non-stop return flight on the Emirates Air Line, an on-board film tour, souvenir guide and free entrance to the Emirates Aviation Experience.

Rate Single Return Discovery Experience 
Adult £4.50 £9.00 £10.70
Child (5 and over) £2.30  £4.60  £6.20 
Child under 5 (with fare paying adult)  Free Free Free

Discounted fares

Child rates

Children with a 5-10 Zip Oyster photocard or 11-15 Zip Oyster photocard can use pay as you go on the Emirates Air Line. This is cheaper than buying a Boarding Pass.

Children aged 5-15 without a photocard, can get child-rate Boarding Passes.

Children with a Travelcard can buy a discounted Boarding Pass at the Emirates Air Line ticket office.

Adult and child Boarding Passes

If you've got a Travelcard or Freedom Pass, you can buy discounted Boarding Passes at the Emirates Air Line ticket office.

Rate Single Return Discovery Experience
Adult £3.50 £7.00 £8.40
Child (5 and over) £1.70 £3.40 £5.00
Child under 5 (with fare paying adult) Free Free Free

Multi-journey Boarding Pass

You can buy a multi-journey Boarding Pass for ten single journeys in 12 months (not transferable). It costs £17.00 and is 60% cheaper per journey compared to a single Boarding Pass.

5+ Reward

If you use your Oyster card to pay as you go for five or more journeys on the Emirates Air Line in one week (Monday to Sunday), you can get 50% refunded to you with the 5+ Reward.

To claim your refund, call us on 0343 222 1234 (call charges may apply) within six weeks of your first day of travel. Incomplete journeys don't count.

The refund can be added to your Oyster card, stored as web credit in your contactless and Oyster account or paid into your bank account.

Private cabin hire

You can hire a private cabin for up to ten people (subject to availability) on the Emirates Air Line for a non-stop round trip.