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Plan Your Journey


By Train


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 a 2-minute walk from The ExCeL Exhibition Centre.

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


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).

*ExCeL is approximately 20-minutes walking distance away from Canning Town underground station,


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.

National Rail

London's main rail terminuses are Charing Cross, Euston, Kings Cross, St Pancras International, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Moorgate, Paddington, Victoria and Waterloo.

By Car

Parking at ExCeL costs £20 for up to 24 hours and can be paid for using pay and display machines in the car park. The car park is located directly beneath the venue.

If you have any questions or require more information, please email

You can download our parking map which shows you the location of the car parks on campus.

If you’re arriving via the M11, the North Circular (A406) or the A13, as you get closer to ExCeL you’ll pick up signs for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL London.  For more information please visit Driving and parking - ExCeL London

Parking is complementary for The PA Show 2021 at the ExCel Centre.

By Plane

London has six international airports. Whenever possible we recommend using London City Airport, which is located five minutes from ExCeL by taxi or 10 minutes by the DLR. London Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton airports are all connected to central London by rail and underground.

By Bike

ExCeL offers free-to-use cycle racks. These are located at the West entrance taxi drop off point, just underneath the DLR walkway, and next to the East Entrance, underneath the stairway.

By River/Cable Car

When travelling to ExCeL London, alight at the all-new Royal Wharf Pier.  It takes just over 20 minutes to walk through Britannia Village and over the Royal Victoria dock footbridge to ExCeL’s west entrance.

The Royal Wharf Pier opened in October 2019 and provides a 38-minute link into Central 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.

The Emirates Cable Car alights at North Greenwich Pier for the O2, where you can enjoy quick journey with stunning views over the river to ExCeL.

For more travel information please visit - How to get to ExCeL London | Travel & Transport