Getting Here & Hotels

ExCeL London

Royal Victoria Dock
1 Western Gateway
E16 1XL

By Train

Docklands Light Railway

The Docklands Light Railway (DLR) is part of the Transport for London network. Two of the stations – Custom House for ExCel and Prince Regent – are on our campus. Trains pull up at a covered walkway, leaving visitors with less than a two-minute walk to the entrance.

Services are fast and frequent. DLR runs 12 trains an hour to Beckton, stopping at Custom House for ExCel and Prince Regent. ExCeL is in Zone 3.

London Underground

The Jubilee Line and DLR are the quickest routes to ExCeL.

Alight at Canning Town on the Jubilee Line and change on to 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 the east entrance).

London Overground

The London Overground, also part of Transport for London, is a suburban rail network serving a large part of Greater London and parts of Hertfordshire with 112 stations on several routes. It is highlighted in orange on the Tube map.

The DLR and Jubilee Line connect to it from multiple stations such as Stratford, Canada Water and Shadwell. It’s also possible to join the Overground and travel to ExCeL from Euston mainline station.

By Car & Motorbike


ExCeL is easy to get to from many of the main routes into London.

These include the M25 and M11, the North Circular (A406) and the A13. As you get closer you’ll start seeing signs for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL London.


If you’re driving to ExCeL, you can make use of 3,070 parking spaces. Parking for up to 24 hours is currently £20 in the Orange car park (under the main venue) and East car park (when in use). Parking in the Royal Victoria multi-storey car park is also currently £20 for up to 24 hours.


Motorcycles can be parked for free in the designated motorcycle parking area in the upper level of the Orange car park, zone 3.

Postcodes for parking

E16 1XL

For the west entrance, when travelling to ExCeL from the 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 multi-storey car park — approximately a five-minute walk from the venue.

Other Transport

Air Travel

London is served by a wide selection of airports, the nearest being London City Airport, which is just a stone’s throw from ExCeL and the London Motor & Tech Show.

All major London airports have good transport links to ExCeL.


ExCeL is very close to the cycle superhighway route CS3, which runs from Barking to Tower Gateway.

ExCeL London has 60 cycle racks that are free to use. Six cycle racks are at the west entrance taxi drop-off point just underneath the DLR walkway. There are also 54 cycle racks near the east entrance underneath the stairway connecting Level 0 to Level 1.

River Bus

Travelling on a river bus service offers a truly unique perspective on London. The route is served 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, 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.

Cable Car

The UK’s first urban cable car, known as the Emirates Air Line, connects ExCeL 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 for a single fare. To claim this exclusive discount, simply show a confirmation email/ticket for the London Motor & Tech Show to the staff at the Emirates Air Line terminals.

Staying Locally

We have partnered with specialist accommodation agency Event Express to provide discounted hotel accommodation and flexible cancellation policies exclusively for visitors of London Motor & Tech Show. If you’re unsure of your requirements at this stage, the flexible cancellation policies allow you to make amendments and cancellations at no charge until closer to the event date. However, we do advise that you book now and amend later in order to guarantee your preferred hotel.

The Event Express service is completely free to use with no hidden charges and no booking or transaction fees, and the friendly reservations team will liaise with the hotels directly on your behalf. For more information, please contact Event Express directly via the email or telephone number listed above, or alternatively click here to book your accommodation online or contact them on the details below and quote “London Motor Show” for the best deal.

Tel:         +44 (0) 1905 732 737

Email:    reservations@eventexpressuk.com