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Fares and opening hours


(Standard price)
Child 5-15yr
(Standard price)
(Web only price)**
Child 5-15yr
(Web only price)**
Discovery Experience * # £10.70 £6.20 £8.40 £5.00
Single £4.50 £2.30 £3.50 £1.70
Return £9.00 £4.60 £7.00 £3.40

# Family Discovery Experience Tickets : £27.50 each ticket is valid for 2 adults and 3 children.

*The Discovery Experience ticket includes entry to the Aviation Experience at the Emirates Greenwich Peninsula terminal. The Aviation Experience is open daily from 10am until 5.30pm. Your Discovery Experience ticket is valid for one visit to the Aviation Experience on any day within one month of the date of your Discovery Experience flight. Please note: your Discovery Experience flight must be taken at the date and time it is booked.

** These prices are also available at the terminal with the display of a valid Oyster card.


  Monday - ThursdayFridaySaturday *
Winter 1st October - 31st March 07:00 - 21:00 07:00 - 23:00 08:00 - 23:00 09:00 - 21:00
Summer 1st April - 30th September 07:00 - 23:00 07:00 - 23:00 08:00 - 23:00 09:00 - 23:00
* inc Bank Holidays

Night flight experience hours

After 19:00 each day, flight durations are extended to approximately 25 minutes (12-13 minutes each way), so you can enjoy an even more relaxing trip across the Thames. Music and video will further enhance your in-flight experience at these times.

Bank Holidays

On Bank Holidays, we operate a Saturday timetable. Emirates Air Line is closed on Christmas Day and for regular maintenance, details will be displayed on this page.


Cabins arrive every 30 seconds.

Journey times

Monday to Friday: between 07:00-09:00, approximately five minutes.
After 19:00 every day: 12-13 minutes (for night flight experience).
All other times: approximately 10 minutes.

Temporary disruption due to weather

Emirates Air Line may temporarily close due to:

  • Threat of lightning and thunder to the immediate area
  • Very strong winds