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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

Take the scenic route to the ExCeL London by river or cable car, and turn your trip to ExCeL into a tour of London.

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, 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.

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.

A river services timetable can be viewed here

Accessibility
All boats are wheelchair and pram accessible by ramp — all piers are wheelchair accessible except London Bridge, Wandsworth Riverside Quarter and Cadogan piers. Ramps are used for boarding.

Ticket prices
Travel from Central London to North Greenwich for £6.50 when you touch in and out with Oyster pay as you go, or just £5.35 with a Travelcard — click to see a full list of fares here

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.

Journey time
A cabin arrives every 30 seconds and flights last approximately 10 minutes — except during peak commuter times when it runs a bit quicker.

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

Accessibility
Emirates Air Line is fully accessible for most wheelchairs and pushchairs. It has step-free access, and you can even take bicycles on board!

Take to the air on the Emirates Airline Cable Car

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