Visit the most iconic attraction, The London Eye Wheel, bypass the long queue choosing the option with Skip the line entrance, and you don't have to stand in line! See London from above, on one of the world's tallest observation wheels, the London Eye offering breathtaking views of the city and its famous landmarks. Go on an inspiring journey of discovery that brings London to life through multi-sensory special effects at the London Eye 4D Experience.
At 135 meters (over 442 feet), the London Eye is one of the world's tallest observation wheels, offering breathtaking views of London and its famous landmarks. Discover London with new interactive guides powered by Samsung Galaxy Tab and take the London Eye 4D Experience, an inspiring journey of discovery that brings London to life through multi-sensory special effects.
The London Eye offers breathtaking views of London from high above the River Thames. See Big Ben towering above the Houses of Parliament, follow St. James Park as it sweeps down to Buckingham Palace. Is the Queen at home? You'll spot the flag flying if she is. Relax in one of the 32 high-tech glass capsules and enjoy the London skyline at your leisure.
Within each capsule, six touch screens powered by Samsung Galaxy Tab allow you to explore the capital's landmarks, using the latest technology to bring your spectacular panoramic views to life. The guides provide a more interactive way to take in the capital's best sights and are available as part of the standard ticket price. Features include key information about famous London landmarks, 24 hour time-lapse photography, 360 degree day and night views from the London Eye as well as a unique look inside some of the structures for a unique perspective.
The London Eye 4D Experience is a groundbreaking 3D film with in theater effects, such as wind, bubbles and mist, to make the 4D. The film itself is a touching story of a little girl in London with her father. Her view of famous London landmarks is obscured by people and traffic, but a seagull draws her attention to the London Eye and her visit finally gives her an amazing view of the city. Colorful parties inside the capsule, time lapse of the London Eye day and night and a spectacular firework display all add up to an emotional and entertaining experience; the perfect prelude to the London Eye itself.
A Standard Ticket on the London Eye lasts for approximately 30 minutes, the time it takes for the London Eye to revolve completely. At weekends, during Bank Holidays and during school holidays the London Eye is at its most popular. Pay a little more and you could save a lot of time! Fast Track tickets for the London Eye allow you to bypass part of the queue, and get your tickets just 15 minutes before your experience.
Extended Opening Times
14 February to 16 February: 10:00 to 21:30 (last rotation)
01 April to 17 April: 10:00 to 20:30 (last rotation)
27 May to 03 September: 10:00 to 20:30 (last rotation)
20 December to 23 December: 10:00 to 20:30 (last rotation)
09 January to 24 January: Closed for Annual Maintenance
24 December: 10:00 to 17:30 (last rotation)
25 December: CLOSED
It is necessary to print the voucher for this activity. Soft copies presented from a mobile device will not be accepted.
Operating hours are subject to change.
Please bring valid identification to present upon redeeming your tickets.
*You may choose your visit date any time until expiry indicated in voucher.
Children below 3 years old are free of charge but will require a ticket. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult, aged 18 years or over.
Admission to the London Eye 4D Cinema Experience will only be valid on the day of your London Eye experience. Fast Track Ticketholders are not entitled to priority entry into the 4D Experience.
There is no commentary on the London Eye.
The London Eye and its facilities are all accessible for guests with special needs including wheelchair access and disabled toilets.
Only small day size rucksacks and bags (maximum size 18 inches by 13 inches by 8 inches / 46 centimeters by 33 centimeters by 20 centimeters) can be taken on a capsule.
No food or beverage of any nature may be consumed on the London Eye itself or on the boarding platform leading to the London Eye, unless served and supplied by the London Eye
Fast Track tickets do not include a mini guidebook.
Using the Fast-Track ticket, guests may be able to enter the London Eye via the fast track ramp.
There is a limited availability for the Fast-Track tickets and guests are allocated an entry for the next available timeslot.
I do recommend you to buy a flexi ticket, as you don't have to wait for hours, I felt as a VIP when I passed the enormous group of people waiting and started my visit after 5 minutes.
Nelly Petrea Isabella AmoiRead our 47 review(s)
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Location and direction
Voucher Exchange Procedure:
Please present your printed VELTRA voucher at the London Eye's Pre-Booked Desk along with valid identification.
Please present your printed VELTRA voucher at the London Eye's Priority Desk along with valid identification.
Open daily from 11:00 to 18:00 (last rotation)
Extended Operational Hours:
February 14 to 16: 10:00 to 21:30 (last rotation)
April 1 to 17: 10:00 to 20:30 (last rotation)
May 23 to September 3: 10:00 to 20:30 (last rotation)
December 20 to 23: 10:00 to 20:30 (last rotation)
December 26 to 30: 10:00 to 20:30 (last rotation)
December 24: 10:00 to 17:30 (last rotation)
December 25: CLOSED
December 31: 10:00 to 15:00 (last rotation)
January 8 to 23: Closed for Annual Maintenance
Operating hours are subject to change. You may check https://www.londoneye.com/visitor-information/opening-times prior to your visit.
How to Get There:
By Tube: The London Eye is located within easy walking distance from several London Underground stations: Waterloo, Embankment, Charing Cross and Westminster.
By Rail: The closest rail stations to the London Eye are Waterloo and Charing Cross.
By Bus: Buses to the London Eye include the 211, 77 and 381. The London Eye is on most London sightseeing bus tours and on the RV1 route that connects the London Eye to the Tate Modern and Covent Garden.
By Car: There are three car parks within walking distance located around the South Bank area.
Please note that the London Eye is within the Congestion Charge Zone.
By Boat: There are a number of services which stop off at the Millennium Pier, meaning you can travel here from the O2 or the Millbank, Bankside, Embankment, Blackfriars, London Bridge, Tower, Canary Wharf, Hilton Docklands, Masthouse Terrace, Greenwich, Royal Arsenal Wollwich, St. Katherine's or Westminster Piers.
Price & Options
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Printed VELTRA voucher
A valid government-issued photo ID
Children below 3 years old are free of charge but will require a ticket. Participants 16 years old and under must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
You must have a printed copy of your VELTRA voucher to present upon check-in. You will not be able to participate in this activity if you only have a digital copy on your mobile device.
You can book a maximum of 9.
Frequently Asked Questions
I do recommend you to buy a flexi ticket, as you don't have to wait for hours, I felt as a VIP when I passed the enormous gro...up of people waiting and started my visit after 5 minutes. more
Nelly Petrea Isabella Amoi
If you live or come to london you need to go to the london eye... It is an incredible experience and very safe ! ahhhh and do not... forget a camera will be very useful at the time of capture images to remember.... more
My daughter and I really enjoyed the London Eye. Great view of London and it was such a smooth ride. We highly recommend!
It was very nice to go trough the lines very quckly. Worth the extra money.
Great experience, the London Eye ride was phenomenal, everyone should try it.
We'd like to say a big THANK YOU for all you have done for us .
Firstly, the view is unbelievable !...r /> Secondly, your service is very good and he helped us very much . more
this was a treat for me and my grandsons mainly for me. I always wanted to ride the eye my wife who was disabled had no wish to ha...ve the ride. Sadly she died in February so I asked the grandsons if they would come with me they agreed and the rest is history. A wonderful trip exceeded my expectations and the grandsons enjoyed it. After the ride and eats from Mc Donalds we took the open bus tour and boat trip both very enjoyable. We completed this and decided that this was enough so we made our way back to Waterloo and caught our train home and every one agreed a most enjoyable day made by having used you to book the London eye and having priority to get on the Eye made a good trip, a superb trip thanks to you it could not be improved thank you. I have no pictures at all. more
Thoroughly enjoyed our day. London eye very good, did express well worth doing, saved a lot of time queuing. Would love to see ...at night! more
Flexi ticket was great as you can pick & choose when you wish to go, also includes fast track access.
Staff very efficient. No wait. We did the 4D experience which was fantastic. Have previously done the champagne tour and this time... with my grandaughter on the normal tour. Both experiences wonderful. more
Quick and easy to use
Great service and events
I recently booked to go on the London Eye through the City Discovery site. It was very easy to book, the prices were good and ever...ything went smoothly. It was well worth the extra cost for flexible fast track tickets as we did not need to wait in the cold and just got straight on. more
Brilliant, came with my Daughter and Granddaughter they enjoyed it too would definitely come again. Stopped at an excellent Hotel.... Definitely be back. more
Ordering is quick and easy so very satisfied. Prices quoted and paid in $AU. Information provided for each activity is comprehensi...ve. Responded very quickly to a post-payment query that I had. Very happy and highly recommend to other travellers. Only issue I had was one of the vouchers indicated in bold red that all I need to do was present this voucher at the activity to gain entrance BUT further down on the same voucher it said an e-ticket would be emailed and the e-ticket must be presented to enter the attraction - I could have easily missed this plus also a problem if leaving home to travel overseas many weeks before scheduled activity and before e-ticket is emailed not realising one is being emailed because voucher says all I need to present is the voucher! (apologies if I have not articulated that properly). more
Very good 5*
Easy to book. Friendly staff,good experience
I accidently booked the tickets for my son not realising his name needed to be the main keader. I emailed and the tickets were ame...nded within 12 hours.thank you more
Really good experience would recommend to everyone xx
The London Eye was the highlight of our stay in London. We went there the evening of the day we arrived, and our tickets were read...y, we bypassed the long line waiting around sunset time and we enjoyed spectacular views of the Thames and the City!! The cabin was much larger than we thought and we could walk around and enjoy different views. Lots of tourists were kind enough to take our picture together.Afterwards we walked to Skylon restaurant where we enjoyed a lovely dinner. more
We had a fab time. All very easy at the time we went. Thank you
I am very impressed with the Lady whom I phoned who was very helpful in sending me the confirmation of the tickets for the London... Europe eye. more
Totally satisfied with your. System and would have no problem recommending you to others.
Very good service and would recommend to others..tour guide good.
great service all around
I would definitely recommend this site to anyone
As I am travelling as an older single lady and by myself I wanted to ensure everything was in place before I arrived in *** from *...**. City discovery for the London Eye fast track was efficient and prompt in sending my voucher. I would certainly recommend city discovery to my friends. more
Loved the experience. Went in the evening so had plenty of space to enjoy the sights
Its my first time to booked in your website so far turned out to be excellent and my cousins from *** who came for a visits are ve...ry happy as well. We had a good times and great experienced. And also a quick response. Thank you very much. more
Good and pleasant experience. Enjoyed it. Better to have a flexi pass and beat the queue, I did.
great view over London. Fast track is a must if you do not want to queue up for an hour or more, even though you still have to que...ue up (at that day 20 min.) more
Was very nice...there was no wait.
The fast track entrance is a must at the London Eye. It saved a lot of time and made everything easier!
Awesome finally conquered my fear of heights view was amazing loved every minute of it !!!!
Well worth it!
Well worth it!
We didn't have to wait in any line...just marched right up and got on the Eye. My son got a pair of binoculars to enjoy the s...cenery, also. We really enjoyed the experience. Thanks! more
was very good we didnt have to queue to long
My children absolutely loved it! I had to stay sorted the entire time as it made me feel a little odd... Although I wasn't ex...pecting it too as it moves so slowly. Good views across London, may have been better on a sunny day but the weather cannot be helped. All in all we are glad we have done this. more
Every went smooth and fine. The only think is the pod was overcrowded, we could enjoyed it better with less people inside.
Easy to exchange the voucher for the ticket - there was a queue for the attraction but it moved quite quickly. Visited when it was... dark, great views, would recommend. more
Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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