British Airways and Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

British Airways has partnered with Uber Boat by Thames Clippers to offer passengers a scenic, stress-free journey to the airport.

London's premier River Bus service operates across 24 piers from Putney Pier to Barking Riverside. This partnership allows BA CityFlyer passengers to seamlessly connect from river to air, enhancing their travel experience.

Passengers disembarking at Royal Wharf Pier are a short DLR ride from London City Airport. Enjoy stunning views of London's iconic landmarks, including Big Ben, The London Eye, The Shard, and The Cutty Sark, making the journey part of the adventure.

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers offers a relaxing alternative to city travel. With accessible locations like Chelsea Harbour, Battersea Power Station, and Embankment, passengers can easily embark and disembark across London. Discounted tickets start at £4.20 per person within the East Zone or £7.69 from central London.

Westbound departures from Royal Wharf Pier (to central London)


First boat

Service frequency

Last boat


06:41 Every 30-60 minutes 21:36
Weekends 08:26 Every 30-60 minutes 20:56
Eastbound arrivals at Royal Wharf Pier (from central London)
Weekdays 06:04 Every 30-60 minutes 23:41
Weekends 09:44 Every 30-60 minutes 23:51

Service frequency may vary depending on the time of day and which piers customers wish to travel between. Please check timetable before travelling.

About Uber Boat by Thames Clippers

Uber Boat by Thames Clippers runs at 10–20-minute intervals between key London piers. Their modern fleet includes Europe’s first hybrid high-speed passenger ferries, demonstrating a commitment to sustainable growth and green technology.