Tower Bridge Opening Times

London Tower Bridge | Opening Times, Best Time To Visit & More

Located right at the heart of London, the Tower Bridge is an extremely popular attraction that draws thousands of visitors on a daily basis. Read on to find out more about Tower Bridge opening hours, the best time to visit, and other related information.

Tower Bridge Opening Times

Daily: 9:30 AM - 6 PM (Last entry is at 5 PM)

  • When is Tower Bridge closed? 
    Tower Bridge is closed between 24- 26 December. 
    On the third Saturday of every month, between 10:30 AM and 11:30 AM, entry is reserved for their Relaxed Opening visitors.
  • How long does the tour of Tower Bridge last? 
    You can tour Tower Bridge in 1 hour. 

Best Time to Visit Tower Bridge

London is a city that can be visited any time of the year thanks to its mild climate. The Tower Bridge is an extremely popular attraction, and tickets tend to sell out quickly during peak season (March to May). To avoid crowds, visit during early mornings or late afternoons. You can also take advantage of their Relaxed Opening timings. You can also plan your visit around the bridge lifts, so you can watch a ship pass through this iconic bridge.

Relaxed Opening

Every third Saturday of the month, between 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, entry is reserved for their Relaxed Opening visitors. You can explore Tower bridge in a calm and relaxed atmosphere during these hours. Visitors can explore the Towers, Glass Floor, and Engine Rooms and even take part in a trail with their families. During these hours:

  • Visitors are limited.
  • Loud noises are controlled by turning off hand-dryers and loud soundscapes and videos.
  • Staff will be given disability awareness sessions.
  • You can use visual story to help you plan your visit.
  • Access Toolkits that contain sensory items to help to assist visitors who may be overwhelmed due to the new environment can be used.

Note: The Tower Bridge reopens to the public at 11:30 AM. Relaxed Opening visitors, however, can stay for as long as they like.

Tower Bridge Address

Address: Tower Bridge Rd, London SE1 2UP, United Kingdom

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Getting to Tower Bridge

Getting to Tower Bridge by train

By Train

Closest Station: London Bridge station (10 minutes away).

Getting to Tower Bridge by tube

By Tube

Closest Station: Tower Hill station (7 minutes away)

Getting to Tower Bridge by bus

By Bus

Closest stop: Stop P (3 minutes away)

Getting to Tower Bridge by boat

By Boat

Closest Pier: Tower Pier on the north side (6 minutes away)

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All Your Questions About Tower Bridge Opening Times Answered

Q. What are Tower Bridge’s opening hours?

A. Tower Bridge is open daily from 9:30 AM to 6 PM. Last entry is at 5 PM.

Q. What is the Relaxed Opening experience at Tower Bridge

A. Every third Saturday of a month, between 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM, the Tower Bridge is closed to the general public. During this time, the number of visitors are lesser and loud sounds are turned down so people can enjoy the Tower Bridge in a calm and relaxed setting.

Q. When is the Tower Bridge closed?

A. Tower Bridge is closed between 24- 26 December. 

Q. When is the best time to visit Tower Bridge?

A. Visit Tower Bridge during early mornings or late afternoons so that you can avoid the crowds.

Q. How long does the visit to Tower Bridge last?

A. It will take about 1 hour to explore Tower Bridge in its entirety.

Q. How do I get to Tower Bridge?

A. You can reach Tower Bridge by train, tube, bus or car. You can also cycle or walk up to the attraction.

Q. Can I enter Tower Bridge with pets?

A. Yes, Tower Bridge is a pet-friendly attraction.

Q. Is the Tower Bridge wheelchair accessible?

A. Yes, Tower Bridge is fully accessible on wheelchair.

Q. Is there a gift shop at Tower Bridge?

A. Yes, you will find the gift shop at the end of your tour. You can also browse their collection on their online store.