London is one of the world’s busiest international business hubs, and can be reached by more people, from more destinations, in less time than any other city in the world. It’s known for its accessibility and with a wide range of low-cost rail and air links to global cities.
Cars and motorcycles - The 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.
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) which is approximately a 5 minute walk from the venue.
DLR - 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 near. Trains pull up at a covered walkway leaving visitors with less than a two minutes’ walk to the entrance.
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).
Overground - 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.
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, travelling 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.
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. A cabin arrives every 30 seconds and flights last approximately 10 minutes — except during peak commuter times when it runs a bit quicker.
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.
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.
Motorcycles can be parked free of charge in the designated motorcycle parking area in the upper level Orange car park, zone 3.
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. CentrEd for ExCeL: Please follow the signs to zone 14 for CentrEd at ExCeL parking.
The ExCeL has free, fast WiFi which is suitable for browsing, social media, and email. When you arrive at the venue, you just need to sign in to 'ExCeL free Wi-Fi' using our standard log in, or via LinkedIn, Facebook, or Twitter.
If you have low battery charge, use one of the charging points. ChargeBox mobile phone charging points for all major brands are at the east and west information desks.
ExCeL London is able to provide wheelchairs to those in need, free of charge. Wheelchairs can be hired from both the West and East information desks, however please note that they are unable to offer pre-booking.