travel and hotels
train & tube
ExCeL London is accessible by the London Overground, Underground and DLR.
DLR (Docklands Light Railway)
Two of stations Custom House and Prince Regent, are two minutes walk away from ExCeL..
The Jubilee Line and the DLR are the quickest routes to ExCeL London.
Alight at Canning Town on the Jubilee Line and change onto a Beckton-bound DLR train for the quick two-stop journey to ExCeL: Custom House or Prince Regent.
The DLR and Jubilee Line can be connected from multiple Overground lines such as Stratford, Canada Water, and Shadwell. It’s also possible to join the Overground and travel to ExCeL London from Euston station.
London is connected to all major cities in England and to international cities via Eurostar.
river & cable car
Travel by boat
The boat route is serviced by MBNA Thames Clippers; the fastest and most frequent boat fleet on the river with departures from major London piers every 20 minutes. When travelling to ExCeL London, alight at North Greenwich Pier for the O2, where you can use the Emirates Air Line Cable Car for a quick journey to the venue campus.
Emirates Airline Cable Car
The UK’s first urban cable car, known as the Emirates Air Line, connects ExCeL London to the O2 and North Greenwich tube station. All visitors can use the cable car for just £2.50 single fare.
Choose your postcode from the following:
For the west entrance, when travelling to ExCeL from Blackwall Tunnel, Limehouse Link, A12 or central London.E16 1FR
For the east entrance, when travelling to ExCeL from the M11, A13 or into London from the east.E16 1AL
If you are using the Royal Victoria Car Park (MSCP) — approximately a 5 minute walk from the venue.
It’s easy to drive to ExCeL London from many of the main routes into London.
These main routes include the M25 and M11, the North Circular, A406 and the A13. As you get closer you’ll pick up signs for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL London.
ExCeL London venues can be easily reached from all five London airports. London City Airport is a 4 minutes bus ride from ExCeL.
Take the train to London Bridge station. Then change onto the Jubilee until Canning Town, and take the DLR to Custom House station.
The Piccadilly line goes to Green Park. Then the Jubilee line takes you to Canning Town and finally the DLR until Custom House station.
Take the train to Liverpool Street station, then the Circle Line to Tower Hill, and the DLR to Custom House station..
Take the 473 bus at London City Airport (stand J) until Prince Regent Bus Station (stop T).
Take a train from Luton Airport to West Hampstead, then the Jubilee line to Canning Town, and the DLR to Custom House.