Travel through space and time on your journey to Greenwich

Enjoy one of the most-loved views of London across Greenwich Royal Park and the River Thames from The Royal Observatory. Stand on the historic Prime Meridian line where east meets west and take your place at the centre of the world! Discover the home of Greenwich Mean Time and see all the clocks and timepieces which have had a significant impact on changing the world’s time. You can also journey into space with astronomers to unravel the mysteries of the cosmos at London’s planetarium. Travel through time and space and enjoy beautiful views from The Royal Observatory.

The Royal Observatory exterior at sunset

Plan Your Visit

Don’t waste any time and spend the whole day in Greenwich and visit other attractions nearby. Your tickets are valid for use within 30 days after you have redeemed them and you can use them before, after or on the same day as your bus tour.


Blackheath Avenue, Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ

Nearest Bus Stop

Climb aboard the free Thames River Cruise to Greenwich if you have a 48 or 72 hour Original Tour ticket.
Or, take the DLR from Tower Hill to Cutty Sark


Around 1.5 - 2 hours


Wheelchair accessible

Opening Times

Open daily from 10am-5pm

Redemption Information

Redeem your tickets for The Royal Observatory with a member of staff at one of our manned bus stops, on board any bus with our driver, or at The Original Tour Visitor Centre by presenting your ID and eVoucher.

route map

Download Our Map

Don’t get lost in space. Download our map and plan your route to The Royal Observatory.

Looking for hop-on hop-off tours?

Get your one day bus tour tickets here and benefit from added extras such as a free Thames river cruise.