Greenwich Pier

Greenwich Pier is on the south bank of the River Thames in Greenwich. It was built in 1836 to cater for many paddle steamers that brought visitors on day trips to Greenwich from London further up the river. City Cruises will continue this service, offering sightseeing cruises to and from Greenwich into the heart of the city.

Plus there’s plenty of attractions to be seen in Greenwich including the Cutty Sark, the National Maritime Museum, Painted Hall, Greenwich Market, Greenwich Royal Park, Green Chain Walk, Queen’s House, Old Royal Naval College, Royal Observatory Greenwich and many more.

Quaint streets, attractive parkland and stunning, palatial grounds await you in this pretty, relaxed part of London and boat trips leave from Greenwich pier regularly.

Postcode: King William Walk, London SE10 9HT


Nearest Tube Station:

Cutty Sark Station – DLR


Nearest Bus Stop:

  • 177, 188
  • Greenwich Town Centre / Cutty Sark (C)
  • Greenwich Town Centre / Cutty Sark (D)
  • Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich (A)


Disabled Access:

Greenwich Pier is accessible to wheelchairs, with step free access from the ticket office to the boats.


Ticket Booth Open Times:

Daily 10am – 5pm

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

Things to do at Greenwich Pier:

Greenwich Pier London is perfectly placed for visitors and commuters, boats to and from Greenwich Pier granting you access to London’s iconic sights and attractions.

Why not check out our sightseeing or 24hr River Pass Cruises you can hop on from Greenwich Pier and make your way through to the heart of the city.

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How to get to Greenwich Pier?

There are a few ways to get Greenwich Pier, the nearest tube station is Cutty Sark on the DLR and then is a 6-minute walk to the pier. Or the nearest bus stop is Greenwich Town Centre from there it is an 8-minute walk. Also if you are coming from the water, you can get to Greenwich Pier on our Hop on Hop off sightseeing cruise.

Where is Greenwich Pier?

Greenwich Pier is on the south bank of the River Thames in Greenwich.

Are boats running to Greenwich?

Yes, our boats run every 40-minutes.

How long is the boat trip from Greenwich to Westminster?

The duration of the cruise is 1hr 15mins.

Who owns Greenwich Pier?

Transport for London owns and operates the Greenwich and North Greenwich piers.

What pier is Cutty Sark on?

Cutty Sark is opposite Greenwich Pier

How do I get to Greenwich market by boat?

You can get to Greenwich Pier from either Westminster or Tower Pier. From the pier to the market it’s a 3-minute walk.

What is Greenwich Pier’s nearest railway station?

Greenwich Pier’s nearest station is Cutty Sark on the DLR Line. Don’t be confused with North Greenwich that is on the Jubilee Line.

What is the Greenwich Pier postcode?

Greenwich Pier’s postcode is King William Walk, London SE10 9HT

Is Greenwich Pier accessible?

Greenwich Pier has wheelchair accessibility.