ExCeL London Convention Center
Royal Victoria Dock
1 Western Gateway
London E16 1XL
Entrance: East entrance
Prince Regent DLR
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A London Pass + Oyster Travel card is the best way to travel around the city. The Oyster card covers all of London’s public transportation including underground trains (Tubes), buses, Docklands Light Rail (DLR), and London Overground trains. To explore London, the maximum limit to spend on your Oyster card will be £6.60. Oyster cards are available on all ticket machines on the Tube, DLR, London Overground, and visitor centers.
London has one of the largest urban transport networks in the world. Getting around can be easy whether it be by taxi, tube, bus, train or waterway. It is the gateway to Europe and the most accessible city in the world. As the world’s busiest international business hub, London can be reached by more people, from more destinations, in less time than any other city in the world.
The Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
The DLR is part of the London Underground network. Two of the stations, Custom House and Prince Regent are on the ExCeL Campus. Trains pull up at a covered walkway leaving visitors with less than a two minute walk to the entrance.
Service is fast and frequent, DLR runs 12 trains an hour to Beckton. ExCeL London is located in Zone 3. For IADR 2018 the East Prince Regent entrance is the best option.
The Jubilee Line and the DLR are the quickest routes to ExCeL London. Alight at Canning Town on the Jubilee Line and the change onto a Beckton-bound DLR train for the quick stop journey to ExCeL to the Prince Regent at the ExCeL.
The London Overground, part of the London Underground network, serves a large part of the Greater London and parts of the 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.
Travel by Boat
Some of the best views available with the capital’s most popular landmarks including Big Ben, the London Eye, the Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral and The O2, traveling 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 form 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 90 m above the river Thames.
Travel by Car
Download the Apps in Advance before you depart your home country for these cost-saving and efficient transportation options between the hotels and ExCel Convention Center:
Gett has become a major Black Cab app in London. It offers users a fixed fare charge for their journey and does not have a minimum fare for its journeys. It also says users can get two minutes waiting time, so the meter will on start running when you are in the taxi. There’s also a three minute cancellation window on their Black Cab.
myTaxi is another app that has 21,000 Black Cab drivers in London. The app states that its fares are set by local regulators – so it follows the same rates as Transport for London (TfL). The app offers the option to pay by cash or take an entirely cashless journey, with receipts sent directly to the user’s inbox. Live map is available to view the cab’s progress and users can even call the driver.
Addison Lee is London’s premier car service. Their iconic Ford Galaxy cars offer free 4G Wi-Fi and in-car phone chargers. Along with fixed fares and no peak-time surges which is not something every taxi company can offer, they aim to provide service like no other London taxis.
Kabbee is a minicab app that has been around for a few years now. Kabbee compares deals on its app for local cab companies in London and it offers no surge pricing and fixed fee rates.