The Emirates Air Line experience

Emirates Air Line crosses the River Thames between Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks, just five minutes from the O2 by North Greenwich Tube station. Cabins arrive every 30 seconds and flights are approximately 10 minutes each way.

Night flight experience

Enjoy a stunning night flight experience on the Emirates Air Line.

After 19:00 each day, flight are extended to approximately 25 minutes (12-13 minutes each way) so you can enjoy an even more relaxing trip across the Thames. Passengers can fly until 22:00 Sunday-Thursday and on bank holidays, and 23:00 on Friday and Saturday.

The flight duration may vary because of passenger flow and weather conditions.

Whether you're having a night out with friends or indulging in a romantic evening sunset, the Emirates Air Line is a must-do experience. Discover a unique perspective of London's captivating night sky including the reflections of the O2 and the awe-inspiring lights of Canary Wharf.

There is no additional charge for night flights - so what better way to see the city come alive after dark from the highest observation point on the River Thames?

Explore London tickets

Try our fantastic combined ticket package - enjoy a breathtaking flight on the Emirates Air cable car, scenic Thames Clippers boat trips along the River Thames and relaxing Santander Cycles  bike rides - a stunning way to see London's sights and landmarks. Save up to 20% when you buy online.

Find out more and buy tickets online.

Museum and river packages

Combine a flight over the Thames with a river trip and museum visit by buying a combined ticket for Emirates Air Line, Thames Clippers and London Transport Museum.

The 'three in one' ticket provides a Discovery Experience on the Emirates Air Line (including non-stop return), a single journey on Thames Clippers and entry to London Transport Museum. An adult single ticket costs £27.50 and a child single ticket costs £8.25. Tickets are available online only.

You can also buy a combined ticket for Thames Clippers and Emirates Air Line.

Find out more and buy tickets online.

The area

North Greenwich is a bustling tourist spot, ideal for a day trip out with family or friends. There is a wide variety of things to do and see with sightseeing attractions such as the Cutty Sark and local history spots like the National Maritime Museum. You could also walk part of the Thames path and see the Thames Barrier.

From Royal Docks you can visit Newham City Farm, the Museum of London Docklands and the ExCeL.

Find more things to do in the local area on the Emirates Air Line website.