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London Eye | All you need to know
The London Eye, also known as the Millennium Eye, is one of the most popular tourist attractions in London. Whether it’s your first or 30th trip to London, if you’ve not seen the London Eye’s panoramic aerial views of the city, this is a must.
Enter one of the glass pods to enjoy a 30 minute tour of London’s iconic skyline, taking in sights of Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, the Houses of Parliament, Tower Bridge and much more.
London Eye tickets and prices
Head to the London Eye website for up to date ticket prices.
Standard ticket: £25.50
London Eye Champagne Experience: £53
London Eye multi-attraction tickets are available.
London Eye + 1 More Attraction (Sea Life London, Madame Tussauds): £50
The London Eye’s opening hours vary, view up to date opening times.
Top tip: the time you book your ticket for is the time you enter the queue, so expect a little wait in line to get on (up to 45 minutes during busy times).
Getting to the London Eye
You’ll find the London Eye opposite Big Ben on the South Bank of the river Thames. Here are just a few of the most popular ways of reaching the London Eye.
The nearest underground station to the London Eye is Waterloo which is around a 5 minute walk from the attraction. Coincidentally, our Walton on Thames Club Site is within easy reach of London on the train to Waterloo.
The London Eye is easily reached on a number of bus routes in the city. It’s also a stop on the red route of the hop-on, hop off London Big Bus Tour.
Visit TFL to plan your journey.
There are several car parks within walking distance of the London Eye. View information, including parking discounts on the London Eye website.
London Eye accessibility
Wheelchairs and mobility scooters can access the pods of the London Eye via a ramp and assisted boarding is possible. Assistance dogs are very welcome to join you on your ride too. If you’re part of a big group, visiting during busy periods, there may be a short wait while the rest of your group queue up.
You’ll have heard the London Eye being called the Millennium Wheel or Coca Cola Eye but they’re all the same attraction which opened in the year 2000 to celebrate the new Millennium.
Sitting on the banks of the river Thames, the London Eye really is one of the city’s most recognisable landmarks. At 135 metres high, you can see the most spectacular views of the city on a clear day. While there are plenty other ways to get an aerial view of the city, you won’t find an experience as unique as this. Here’s a list of places to look out for as you make your slow and steady trip around the wheel.
Views from the London Eye