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Getting here — well that couldn’t be simpler

London is the gateway to Europe, the most accessible city in the world.

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 it’s accessibility and with a wide range of low-cost rail and air links to global cities. Getting to ExCeL London couldn’t be easier!

Plan your journey to ExCeL London

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. 

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

Service is fast and frequent, DLR runs 12 trains an hour to Beckton. ExCeL London is located in Zone 3.

*Please note that between February and December 2017 Custom House DLR station will be closed for redevelopment in anticipation of the new Elizabeth Line in 2018. Find out more.

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).

*Please note that between February and December 2017 Custom House DLR station will be closed for redevelopment in anticipation of the new Elizabeth Line in 2018. Find out more.

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.

Click below to plan your journey using Transport for London’s journey planner:

TFL journey planner

Contactless payment
London’s public transport network is divided into nine travel zones. Buy a visitor Oyster card, Travelcard or use a contactless payment card to get the best travel value — click to find out more about contactless payment

Tube maps and apps
One very helpful tool available for download is the London Map app available for iPhone and android devices. As an alternative Transport for London provides a number of maps for download on their website: tfl.gov.uk/maps

ExCeL interactive map
We have also created a map tool for our visitors. Showing you the best travel routes from major rail stations into London to the ExCeL London venue — click here to access our interactive map