October 16, 2019

ExCel London
London, UK
#UAMEU

Transportation and Parking

By Train

DLR (Docklands Light Railway)

The Docklands Light Railway (known as the DLR) is part of the London Underground network. Two of the stations, Custom House and Prince Regent, are on our campus. Trains pull up at a covered walkway leaving visitors with less than a two minute's walk to the entrance.

Check your event listing for the entrance for your event. Alight at Custom House* for the west entrance and Prince Regent for the east entrance and ICC London.

*Due to ongoing improvement works, please be advised that there is no step-free access at Custom House. For step-free access, please alight at Prince Regent.

DLR services: All trains towards Beckton/Gallions Reach will stop at Custom House and Prince Regent.

London Underground

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 for ExCeL (for the west entrance) or Prince Regent for ExCeL (for the east entrance or the ICC London).

London Overground

The London Overground, part of the London Underground network, serves a large part of Greater London and parts of Hertfordshire with 112 stations on several routes. The Overground is highlighted in Orange on the Tube map.

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.

Driving/Parking

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.

If you're using satellite navigation to travel to the car parks please enter the following postcodes:

  • E16 1XL - 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.

Parking

The online booking system will send you a print-at-home ticket via email. Please ensure you print out the ticket and bring it with you when travelling to the venue.

If you are driving to ExCeL, you can make use of 3,070 parking spaces. Parking for up to 24 hours is £20 in the Orange car park (under the main venue) and the East car park (when in use). Parking in the Royal Victoria multi-storey car park is £20 for up to 24 hours.

Please note the Royal Victoria multi-storey and Orange car parks only permit vehicles up to a maximum of 1.9 metres high. Pre-booking is not available for commercial vehicles.

All on-site parking is pay and display. All machines in the Orange car park accept card payment. Machines accepting cash are available at the two entrances to the venue from the car park. All machines in Royal Victoria multi-storey accept both cash and card.

If you have booked parking online, but haven't received your confirmation email, please check your junk mail / spam folder. If you are unable to locate the message please email ParkingOnline@excel.london for assistance, quoting your registration number.

Motorcycles

Motorcycles can be parked free of charge in the designated motorcycle parking area in the upper level Orange car park, zone 3.

Travel by boat

With some of the best views of the capital's most popular landmarks including Big Ben, the London Eye, the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral and The O2, traveling on a river boat service offers a truly unique perspective on London. The 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.

www.thamesclippers.com/route-time-table/prices

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. On the cable car, you can sit back, relax and enjoy stunning aerial views of London from 90m above the River Thames.

All exhibitors and visitors to shows at ExCeL can use the cable car for just £2.50 single fare - to redeem this exclusive discount, all you need to do is show a confirmation email/ticket etc - something that indicates that you are attending an ExCeL event - to the staff at the Emirates Airline terminals.

For real time service updates and planned maintenance closures, visit tfl.gov.uk/emiratesairline

Cycle racks

ExCeL London has 60 cycle racks which are free to use. 6 cycle racks are located at the west entrance taxi drop off point just underneath the DLR walkway. 54 cycle racks are located near to the east entrance underneath the stairway connecting Level 0 to Level 1.