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 Underground station. It is also conveniently close to Charing Cross railway station.
The Pier on the River Thames
|Type||River bus and tourist/leisure services|
|Locale||River Thames, London, UK|
|Owner||London River Services|
|Operator||London River Services|
The Embankment Pier is a departure point for the MBNA Thames Clippers routes RB1 and RB6 commuter service, along with their 'Tate to Tate' RB2 service.
RB1 services go west (upriver) to Westminster and London Eye Pier before turning and continuing east (downriver) to the North Greenwich Pier for The O2, with certain services continuing on to Woolwich. RB6 services go west as far as Putney, or east to Blackfriars or Canary Wharf, running a peak times only service. RB2 services call at Embankment en route to Battersea Power Station from London Bridge City
The pier is operated by London River Services. The pier has ticket booths for Circular Cruise Westminster and Thames Clippers however they are only open at the busiest times of the day.
- Trafalgar Square
- Covent Garden
- Cleopatra's Needle
- National Gallery
- National Portrait Gallery (London)
|London River Services|
|Putney to Blackfriars Service||
toward Woolwich Arsenal Pier
|Westminster to St Katharine's Circular||
toward Westminster Millennium Pier