Main routes to ExCeL London include the M25, M11, the North Circular, A406 and A13. When driving to ExCeL London follow signs for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL London.
If you are using a Sat Nav to travel to the car parks, please use 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.
The venue is located outside the Congestion Charge Zone but is included in the Low Emission Zone.
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.
Rail, underground and DLR
London’s main rail stations are Charing Cross, Euston, Kings Cross, St Pancras International, Liverpool Street, London Bridge, Marylebone, Moorgate, Paddington, Victoria and Waterloo. Find the best detailed train routes here.
When travelling on the underground, the Jubilee Line and DLR are the quickest routes to ExCeL London. Find detailed tube routes here.
How to get to ExCeL London from main London Stations;
King’s Cross St Pancras > Bank > Canning town > Custom House (39 mins)
Euston > Bank > Canning town > Custom House (41 mins)
Waterloo > Canning town > Custom House (27 mins)
Paddington > Baker Street > Canning town > Custom House (49 mins)
Marylebone > Baker Street > Canning town > Custom House (44 mins)
Charing Cross > Waterloo > Canning town > Custom House (35 mins)
Victoria > Westminster > Canning town > Custom House (39 mins)
For detailed travel instructions from around the Country download the Travel PDF.
Remember – payment couldn’t be simpler when travelling around London. Simply top up your Oyster card or purchase a travel card at any station. You can even tap in and out using your contactless debit or credit card instead – no extra charges or activation required.
Local buses stop a short walk over to ExCeL. Find bus routes here.
ExCeL London recommends using London City Airport, whenever possible. The airport is located 5-minutes from ExCeL London by taxi or 10-minutes by DLR (Docklands Light Railway). The airport offers 350 flights per day, from over 40 international destinations. Other international airports accessible to London are Southend airport, Luton airport, Stansted airport, Heathrow airport and Gatwick airport.