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London Eye: Tickets and Tours

One of the most recognizable London attractions, the London Eye is one of most popular tourist attraction in the United Kingdom.

Whether you refer to it by the official name Coca-Cola London Eye, Millennium Wheel, or simply - London Eye - there is no better place to see the London sights.  

Get your London Eye ticket and enjoy the spectacular views of England's capital - a constantly changing 360 degree perspective of central London.

From Westminster and the Big Ben to St Paul Cathedral, the views from the London Eye are simply stunning and definitely worth the ride.

Here's all you need to know about London Eye tickets, one of the most famous attractions in London.

How much do London Eye tickets cost?

There are several types of London tickets. You may find below tickets price and details. All children under 3 must have a valid ticket.

Standard Ticket

General admission includes Eye Lounge Champagne Bar entry and London Eye 4D cinema experience.

  • on the day tickets price: £36 (adults), £32.50 (children)
  • online tickets price: £32.50(adults), £29.50 (children)
  • Family Stantard Ticket: £26

Fast Track Ticket

The perks of the general admission ticket along with priority entrance to the attraction.

  • on the day tickets price: £46 (adults), £41.50 (children)
  • online tickets price: £46 (adults), £41.50 (children)

Champagne Experience

Bonus privileges include fast track entry to the London Eye along with a personal host. Guests are treated to a glass of chilled Pommery at the lounge along with a 360 degree Mini-Guide.

  • on the day tickets price: £ (adults)
  • online tickets price: £55 (adults)

The Flexi Fast Track Pass

Anytime entry on your chosen date.

  • on the day tickets price: £50 (adults)
  • online tickets price: £55 (adults), £48.50 (children)

VIP Private Capsules

The ultimate London Eye adventure presents you and your guests with a private capsule including dinner. Add champagne, chocolates, and more treats.

  • Adult £500

How do you book cheap London Eye tickets in advance?

Everybody has searched for the cheapest London Eye tickets deals when planning their holidays in London. As you may have noticed, there are a lot of travel agencies to book London Eye tickets online, including the official website.

Each online travel agency has its own collection of special deals, so plan early and compare prices with our search's tool.  Check our catalog for regular updates, you may save up to 30%.

Are there any combined tickets including London Eye tickets and other attractions?

The London Eye provides a 360 degree of London where you will notice several prominent attractions. In order to get a closer look consider combined tickets:

  • London Eye + River Thames boat tours: See the sights on top of the incredible London Eye than take a cruise on the famous River Thames.
  • London Eye + Tower of London: Ride the Ferris wheel than journey over to the Tower of London for in-depth history about the city.
  • London Eye + Madame Tussauds: Experience the sights from above than get an up close and personal look at the wonderful wax museum.

What will I see?

The London Eye is the most popular tourist attraction in England, as well as the United Kingdom. The observation wheel provides incredible views from the South Bank of the River Thames.

When it was completed in 2000, it was the largest Ferris wheel in the world. The structure reaches 135 meters tall, and the diameter of the wheel is 120 meters. It offers the second highest view in London behind the 72nd floor of The Shard. The popular attraction also features a bar/lounge and other amenities.

You can't miss the view from the top. On a clear day, you can see 40 miles away, it is simply breathtaking!

Are London Eye tickets included in any attractions city passes?

Yes, there are ways to visit the London Eye in addition to other popular tourist attractions in London through a city pass. The most popular city passes that include entry to the London Eye are the Thames River Boat Cruise Pass, the London Explorers Pass, and the London City Pass.

What is the best time to visit the London Eye? How to avoid the crowd?

The London Eye generally opens late morning and reaches its peak in terms of number of visitors between the hours of 4-5 pm. Since the London Eye is the most popular attraction in the UK expect long lines regardless of when you visit.

The best way to reduce waiting time in the queue is by purchasing tickets that offer Fast Track access.

The operating hours for the London Eye vary depending on the month of the year. We recommend checking the official website to get the most up-to-date hours since opening and closing times change by the week.

Which other attractions can be visited in London?

Travel Tips

  • Book in advance: The London Eye is the most popular attraction in the United Kingdom. You will want to book your tickets weeks/months in advance in order to secure the London Eye tickets on the day you wish to visit.
  • Operating times vary: The London Eye changes its operating times on a weekly basis. The attraction typically opens at 10 am yet can finish offering rides anywhere from 8 pm to 10:30 pm. Check in advance in order to avoid disappointment.
  • London Eye 4D Experience: If possible visit the 4D experience earlier in the day as it closes 15 minutes prior to the final operating time of the London Eye for the day.