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The View from The Shard Family Ticket

This value-for-money ticket option is ideal for families visiting The View from The Shard atop London’s tallest building. Here you can enjoy spectacular 360-degree views across London and beyond and experience the capital like never before.

Experience London's highest view with view and save with a View from The Shard Family Ticket. Situated at the top of London's tallest building - the equivalent of the height of 57 double decker buses - The View from The Shard is a must-do for all London visitors, enabling guests to experience unrivalled 360 degree panoramic views, stretching over 40 miles of London’s famous skyline.

You haven't seen London until you've seen it from The View from The Shard observation platform. Your journey begins in the extraordinary high-speed lifts that carry you to the show stopping heights of Level 69 and Level 72, where you can see all the iconic London landmarks at once. Take your time to soak up the extraordinary 360 degree views from Level 69. Sitting 80 feet above the city, this indoor viewing area offers views of up to 40 miles. Afterwards, head up to the 72nd floor ‘open-air skydeck’ and be exposed to the sounds and elements of the city below.

The View from the Shard closes one hour after the final admission time.

Experience Includes

  • Gate Ready Mobile Ticket - bypass the ticket and voucher lines with direct entry to The View from the Shard
  • Simply present on your smartphone or print your tickets in advance or for instant access
  • Guaranteed entry to The View from the Shard on your selected date and time
  • Admissions to levels 68, 69 and Western Europe's highest viewing platform on the 72nd floor
  • Enjoy a spectacular 360-degree views of London's famous skyline
  • Learn about London's history through multimedia exhibits
  • Four souvenir digital photographs worth £10 Learn about
  • London's history through multimedia exhibits


Daily, year round except Christmas Day.

Departure location

32 London Bridge Street close to London Bridge Station.

Start times

Open daily from 9.00am to 9.00pm, except during Winter when the Shard closes at 6.00pm.


A standard visit lasts approximately one hour, allowing ample time for you to relax and enjoy the city skyline at your leisure as there is no time restriction on your visit.

Terms & Conditions

  • There is no time limit for your visit to The View - enjoy the experience at your leisure. Average view time is around 90 minutes.
  • The View from the Shard closes one hour after the final admission time.
  • The View from the Shard is over 1000 feet from ground level so any clients suffering vertigo or any similar related issues enter the View entirely at their own risk.
  • Child prices apply to children aged 4-15 years. Children aged three and under do not require a ticket to visit The View from The Shard.
  • Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult otherwise they may be refused entry. Parents of young children should be aware that the View from the Shard has floor to ceiling glass
  • Disabled Access: There are two express lifts that will take you up to floor 69. There are 2 flights of stairs up to The View. Additional provision is provided for those that are unable to climb the stairs.
  • All visitors will be subject to airport style search so please allow sufficient time for entry.
  • Cancellation Policy: Tickets can be cancelled for free until they are downloaded from your customer account. Once tickets have been downloaded, ticket is non-refundable.