There are more than eight million passenger journeys on the river Thames each year on commuter ferries, sight-seeing vessels and other commercial pleasure boats. Cruise moorings in central London attract more than 20 visits a year. In this section you will find more information about tourist and commuter services on the Thames, plus our Cruise Ship Diary.
Visit the PLA Media Centre to watch our film showing cruise ship, Marco Polo arriving at London International Cruise Terminal, which hosts more than 60 cruise ship calls a year.
Film: Rising Tide
More people are travelling on the Thames than ever before. Find out about plans to increase passenger trips to 12 million by 2020 in interviews with: Mayor's River Ambassador, Richard Tracey AM; London River Services, City Cruises, Thames Clippers and passengers on-board vessels on the Thames.
Information on tourist attractions and services