Tower Pier

Tower Millenium Pier is a pier on the north side of the River Thames, located in Tower Hill, and it is operated by London River Services. Tower Pier is a perfect stop-off point for anyone wishing to explore two of London’s most famous attractions: the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. St Katharine’s Dock is a short walk away. With boat trips arriving and departing from Tower Pier, you will get great views of Tower Bridge. Tickets can be bought at our ticket booth located at the top of the pier before travelling, but to save time, you can purchase your tickets online.

Address: Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT


Nearest Tube:

  • Tower Hill underground station
  • London Fenchurch Street Station
  • Tower Gateway DLR station
  • London Bridge Train station


Nearest Bus Stops:

  • Tower of London (Stop TB) 15, N15
  • Tower of London (Stop TA) 15, N15
  • Tower Gateway (Stop TD) 42, 78, 100, 343, N551
  • Tower Hill / Tower Gateway Station (Stop TE) 42, 78, 100, 343, N551



Santander Cycles drop off point at Tower Gateway Station.


Disable access:

The Pier is accessible


Ticket booth open times:  

10:00 – 18:00* (*subject to change)

Westminster Pier


Here is our timetable, please check times for when our boats arrive and leave Tower Pier.

Things to do at Tower Pier

Tower Millenium Pier is perfectly placed for visitors and commuters, allowing boats to and from the pier access to London’s iconic sights and attractions.

Why not check out our Sightseeing and Dining Cruises where you can come on board at Tower Millenium Pier and see London from a different view.

Closest Attractions near Tower Pier

Tower Pier is one of the most popular starting points for traveling on the Thames. From its historic surroundings making it a major tourist hotspot, its home to many great attractions and are all accessible from Tower Pier! Discover the best attractions near Tower Pier.

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Where is Tower Pier in London?

Tower Pier is on the north side of the River Thames, located in Tower Hill and within walking distance of the Tower of London.

How to get to Tower Pier?

The closest tube station is Tower Hill which is on the Circle and District Line, from there it is a 2-minute walk to the pier There is also Tower Getaway Station on the DLR.

How do you get to Tower of London by boat?

Tower Pier is the closest pier if you want to go to the Tower of London. The pier is based next to it.

What kind of boat rides does City Cruises do from Tower Pier?

You can start your Sightseeing Cruise from Tower Pier. Also our Afternoon Tea and Lunch Cruises start from Tower Pier too.

Can I use my Oyster Card at Tower Millenium Pier?

Can I use my Oyster Card at Tower Millenium Pier?

What is the postcode for Tower Millennium Pier?

The postcode for Tower Pier is Tower Millennium Pier, Lower Thames St, London EC3N 4DT

What are the nearest tube stations to Tower Pier?

The nearest tube stations are Tower Hill, Fenchurch Street and London Bridge.

What are other things to do at Tower Pier?

There are plenty of attractions near Tower Pier like the Tower of London, The Superbloom and Tower Bridge.