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How to get to Future Surgery

Here are a few quick tips for navigating London like a pro. No matter what mode of transportation you use, we think you’ll agree that getting to the ExCeL London has never been easier.

One Western Gateway
Royal Victoria Dock
London E16 1XL

For Sat Nav purposes, please use postcode E16 1DR.




If you are travelling by public transport, the nearest station is Custom House. This is part of the DLR network. Use the TFL Journey Planner to plan your route or view on Google Maps.

Getting to ExCeL London

By Car    

It’s easy to drive to ExCeL London from many of the main routes. These main routes include the M25 and M11, the North Circular, A406 and the A13. As you get closer you’ll pick up signs for  ExCeL London. If you’re using satellite navigation to travel to our car parks please enter postcode E16 1XL.

All onsite parking is pay and display, and costs £20 for up to 24 hours. Parking can be booked in advance at or payment can be made at pay and display machines in the car parks.

Parking Map

By Rail

London is connected by rail to all major cities in Great Britain, with frequent services to all corners of the country.  Rail services in the UK are run by a set of private train operating companies. Your point of departure will determine the best service to take and at what station your train will arrive into London. Visit to find out more about national services or go to for international travel.

Visit Eurostar 

Visit National Rail 

By Taxi 

Hailing one of the black taxi cabs will make you feel like a true Londoner. Just remember: stand on the curb, place your arm in the air, and confidently stare down all the cabs. All taxis accept cash and most accept credit and debit cards.

Another option is to make use of the application UBER and request a ride with the app.

Taxi & Minicab Information 

Download UBER

DLR (Docklands Light Railway)

Two of the stations, Custom House and Prince Regent, are on our campus. Trains pull up at a covered walkway leaving visitors with less than a two minutes' walk to the entrance.

DLR services: All trains towards Beckton/Gallions Reach will stop at Custom House. ExCeL London is located in Zone 3.

Plan your journey 


The Jubilee Line and the DLR are the quickest routes to ExCeL London. Alight at
Canning Town on the Jubilee Line and change onto a Beckton-bound DLR train to Custom House for ExCeL. Buy an Oyster Card at any underground station to pay for your transport or use a contactless payment card.

Plan your journey 

Payment Methods

Emirates Airline Cable Car

....Or why not jump on the UK’s first urban cable car, the Emirates Air Line, connects ExCeL London to the O2 and North Greenwich tube station.

What's more? As a Future Surgery visitor you can enjoy a discounted fare. All you need to do is arrive at either ticket office and display your ExCeL event badge and ask for the special fare.

Find out more

Travelling to London from abroad

By Air

London is the best-connected city in the world and is reachable quickly by almost any location around the world. London has 6 international airports (London City, Gatwick, Heathrow, Stansted, Southend and Luton) — serving over 300 international destinations.                   

  • London City Airport - 5 minutes (car or taxi); 15 minutes by DLR             
  • London Heathrow - 1 hour 20 minutes (car or taxi); 1 hour 30 minutes (public transport)
  • Standsted Airport - 1 hour (car or taxi); 1 hour 10 minutes (public transport
  • Gatwick Airport - 1 hour 15 minutes (car or taxi); 1 hour (public transport)
  • Luton Airport - 1 hour 20 minutes (car or taxi); 1 hour 40 minutes (public transport)
  • Southend Airport - 1 hour (car or taxi); 1 hour 25 minutes (public transport)


By Train

London is connected by rail to all major cities in Great Britain, with frequent services to all corners of the country.  Rail services in the UK are run by a set of private train operating companies.

Eurostar operates regular train services from Brussels, Amsterdam and Paris to London St Pancras International. For bookings or more information please visit:

Visit Eurostar

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