Embankment Pier

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Embankment Pier
BSicon BOOT.svg  London River Services
The Pier on the River Thames
The Pier on the River Thames
Locale River Thames, London, UK
Transit type River bus and tourist/leisure services
Owner London River Services
Operator London River Services
Other operators and services
Portal icon London Transport portal

Embankment Pier is a pier on the River Thames in London, UK. It is located on the North Bank of the river, immediately next to the Hungerford Bridge and directly outside the river entrance to Embankment tube station. It is also conveniently close to Charing Cross railway station.

Services[edit]

The Embankment Pier is the main western departure point for the Thames Clipper commuter service.

All commuter services go west (upriver) to London Eye Pier before turning and continuing east (downriver) to the QEII pier for The O2.

The pier is operated by London River Services. The pier has ticket booths for many local cruise operators such as City Cruises as well as Thames Clipper however they are only open at the busiest times of the day.

Transport links[edit]

London Underground:

National Rail:

London River Services

London Buses Buses stopping in Trafalgar Square or Strand are the nearest services.

Local attractions[edit]

The entrance to Embankment Pier

North bank

South Bank

Preceding station   London River Services   Following station
toward Putney
Putney to Blackfriars Service
Terminus
Terminus Commuter Service
Terminus
Westminster to St Katharine's Circular

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°30′26″N 0°07′16″W / 51.5073°N 0.121193°W / 51.5073; -0.121193