London City Sightseeing Routes

One of the most famous cities in the world with one of the most striking skylines, why view London’s landmarks from the ground? With The London Helicopter you can leave the crowds behind and see the capital from a new perspective during your helicopter tour.

A helicopter flight offers unique views of London from the skies – it really is the trip of a lifetime!

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London city sightseeing from the air!

The London Helicopter offers three incredible flight routes travelling along the river Thames. Each London sightseeing flight will take you into the skies above the capital to heights of over 1,000 feet, providing uninterrupted panoramic views of one of the greatest cities on earth.

London Buzz   (10 mins)

The central London tour taking in Chelsea to London Bridge. There’s just so much to see!

From £200 per person on a shared flight, £1,000 for private use of our helicopter*

London Sights   (20 mins)

An incredible journey from west to east London that takes in stunning landmark after stunning landmark

From £300 per person on a shared flight, £1,500 for private use of our helicopter*


London Max   (30 Mins)

The ultimate helicopter ride in London. Take in even more on this extended, private tour

£2,000 for private use of our helicopter*

*(max six people)

The best tours in London

We are proud to offer the best helicopter tours over London. Whether you want to see central London from above or you wish to take an extended aerial trip from West London to East London, the choice is yours with a London city sightseeing experience like no other

London Buzz helicopter tour

Our London Buzz helicopter tour departs from Battersea Heliport and offers panoramic views of Stamford Bridge, Hyde Park, the extensive redevelopment at the iconic Battersea Power Station, Buckingham Palace and the London Eye, to name but a few.

Duration: 10 minutes

Prices start from £200 per person on a shared flight, or you can book our helicopter for a private flight, costing £1,000 for a maximum of six people

London Sights helicopter tour

The London Sights tour is our most popular route. Taking off from Battersea Heliport, you will venture along the river Thames heading from West to East London with breathtaking aerial views of London’s landmarks including Marble Arch, Buckingham Palace, Trafalgar Square, Tower Bridge, The Shard and many more.

Duration: 20 minutes

The London Sights tour costs £300 per person on a shared flight, or £1,500 for a private flight for up to six people

London Max helicopter tour

The longest helicopter sightseeing London tour we offer lasting 30 minutes, London Max is the ultimate helicopter tour in London. With the helicopter to yourselves, you’ll take a trip from West to East London, flying 1,000 feet in the air above the river Thames in true VIP style

Duration: 30 minutes

The London Max tour costs £2,000 for private use of the helicopter for a maximum of six people

Tour London landmarks

You’ll see London’s famous landmarks from a new perspective with a helicopter tour, viewing iconic London sights from the skies.

Historic London landmarks are mixed  with modern masterpieces on the sightseeing flights, with Westminster Abbey, St Paul’s Cathedral, Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London seen from the skies, alongside The Shard, The Gherkin and the Thames Barrier.

You’ll see London’s beautiful parks and green spaces like never before, with aerial views of Hyde Park, Richmond Park, Syon Park and Kew Gardens. The City of London seen from above is breathtaking, with views of Canary Wharf and London City airport.

Sports fans will be astounded as they see their team’s venue from above, including the Oval Cricket Ground, Craven Cottage, Stamford Bridge and Hurlingham Park.

The historic splendour of the Houses of Parliament, the British Museum and the Royal Albert Hall all take on a new perspective when viewed from the skies

Book your London tour

It couldn’t be easier to experience a helicopter sightseeing tour of London. We are the only helicopter tour company to operate from a Central London location – London’s only licensed heliport located in Battersea.

Whatever your London sightseeing plans, you can book your helicopter flight to fit in with your trips to other must-see tourist locations

Travelling to the Battersea Heliport by rail

  • The nearest train station to the heliport is Clapham Junction
  • The station is a short taxi ride or a 10-minute walk away
  • Regular services to and from London Victoria and London Waterloo stations connect with Clapham Junction

Travelling to the Battersea Heliport by Tube

  • The most accessible Tube stations for the heliport are Vauxhall on the Victoria line and Sloane Square on the Circle and District lines
  • It is too far to walk to the heliport from any station, but the journey will only take around 15 minutes in a taxi

Travelling to the Battersea Heliport by Bus

  • The closest public transport link to the heliport is the 170 bus, which stops at York Gardens on Lombard Road, or on Lombard Road, which is just a few steps away from our front door
  • The 170 bus travels from Danebury Avenue/Minstead Gardens near Putney Heath, to Victoria bus station

We’d advise you not to travel to the heliport by car as we do not have any free parking facilities. There may be limited parking spaces in the residential streets near the heliport, but we cannot guarantee availability

Why choose to fly with us?

  • Convenient departures from central London – we are the only helicopter tour company to operate from the only central London heliport
  • A choice of flight routes to suit you – our standard packages last from 10 minutes to 30 minutes
  • Our highly qualified pilots and state of the art helicopters offer you a London tour experience like no other
  • The option to book a private flight if you prefer, perfect for a special event such as a proposal
  • Our last minute booking availability means you can book a flight when it suits you, rather than have to wait for several weeks or even months for availability
  • You’ll be welcomed at our heliport by a member of our team and can view the heliport from our lounge before the pre-flight safety briefing

Don’t just take our word for it – our reviews speak for themselves, with 5-star ratings from our customers on Tripadvisor

What are you waiting for? Book your flight with us and see London like you’ve never seen the city before – from the sky!

We will also match any donation you make to the London Air Ambulance, so you can enjoy the city sightseeing trip of a lifetime whilst supporting an excellent cause