BVE 2018 - Travel Information

Travel Information

BVE 2017

How to get to Excel London

BVE will take place at ExCeL London, the international exhibition and convention centre. Situated in a stunning waterfront location, ExCeL London is located in the heart of London's Royal Docks, within easy reach of central London.

The venue is part of a 100 acre campus, including 3 onsite DLR stations, easy access to the Jubilee Line and London City Airport, parking for 3,700 cars, 6 onsite hotels and numerous on-site bars and restaurants.

Travel by Rail/Tube

The Jubilee Line is recommended as the quickest route towards ExCeL and ICC London from Central London. Alight at Canning Town to change onto the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) bound for Beckton (use stairs, escalators or lift up to the DLR platform). DLR trains toward the venue normally depart from platform 3. Visit for timetable information and online booking or call +44 (0) 8457 484950

Visitors should be aware that only DLR trains in the direction of Beckton serve ExCeL London - do not use DLR services in the direction of Woolwich Arsenal from Canning Town.

Visitors for ExCeL London are advised to alight at Prince Regent.

If specifically attending an event in the ICC Auditorium, Capital Suite or Capital Hall, please alight at Prince Regent. Public bus services 147 and 241 depart from bay B of Canning Town station to Custom House (access to the venue is via the DLR footbridge).

Additionally, a fully signposted walking route is provided from the main exit of Canning Town bus station for anyone who wishes to complete their journey to the venue by foot. Blue directional signs guide you to the main west entrance of ExCeL London. The walk takes approximately 12-15 minute

Plan your journey with the TFL Journey Planner

Travel by Road

When driving to ExCeL London follow signs for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL. There is easy access from the M25, M11, A406 and A13. Please contact the AA for information on planning your journey and 24-hour live traffic reports, by calling on +44 (0) 906 888 4322.

For a map of ExCeL London's location please visit and search for ExCeL London by postcode - E16 1XL.

For Sat Nav purposes, we recommend using postcode - E16 1DR.

ExCeL London offers on-site car parking for 3,700 cars. Please click on Parking Facilities for more information.

By Air

ExCeL London is easy to get to from London's five main airports - London City, Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton - via Docklands Light Railway (DLR), underground and mainline rail services.

Located 5-minutes from ExCeL London, by car or taxi, London City Airport offers direct access to over 30 European & UK destinations, with 350 flights per day.

Additionally, connect to ExCeL London by taking the DLR from the airport in the direction of Bank. Change at Canning Town onto a DLR service bound for Beckton. For further information or to book a flight please visit

By Eurostar

There is easy access to St pancras international for high-speed Eurostar services to paris, Lille and Brussels. For further information please visit or telephone +44 (0) 8705 186 186

Bag-Free Travel between the Airport and your London Address

BVE Expo has partnered with AirPortr, London’s premium luggage delivery service, to offer you bag-free travel between London’s airports and your London address.

Enjoy a stress free experience when you land - AirPortr will take your luggage to your hotel, office or home so you can head straight to the show. On the return journey, AirPortr can also collect them and take them to the airport, so you can make the most of your time on the final day and head straight to check-in at the end of the event. What’s more, BA passengers can have their luggage checked in saving even more time.
Click here to pre-book the service and receive a 10% discount when quoting BVE2017.

plan your visit

Plan your visit

Find out all you need to know about how to get to London ExCel and where to stay.

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Excel London and BVE

Accommodation at BVE

Event Express, in association with Ascential, the organisers of BVE Show 2017, have negotiated special discounted rates for attendees at a wide range of well located hotels. 

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Visitor FAQs for BVE

Visitor FAQs

Find out how you can make the best of your trip to BVE. 

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