Travel & Accomodation

We don't want you to waste time getting lost when you could be experiencing unmissable education and entertainment at Salon International. Here's everything you need to know to plan ahead.

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London is one of the world’s busiest international business hubs, and can be reached by more people, from more destinations, in less time than any other city in the world. It’s known for it’s accessibility and with a wide range of low-cost rail and air links to global cities. Getting to ExCeL London couldn’t be easier!

ExCeL: London's World-Class Venue
Situated in London’s vibrant Docklands with direct links to the city centre and excellent access via both car and tube, ExCeL is Britain’s finest venue. The ExCeL campus has thirty restaurants and bars, eight hotels, plus first class exhibition and conference facilities.

Where to Stay Near ExCeL? Click the links below to get offers on hotels.

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ExCeL by Underground and Rail

Jubilee Line
Travel to Canning Town station (only 12 minutes from Waterloo), change to the DLR link (platform 3) and travel to Prince Regent.

The DLR provides direct links from Prince Regent station to the London Underground network, including Canning Town on the Jubilee Line, Tower Gateway on the District and Circle lines, and Bank on the Central and Northern lines. Plan your journey by visiting:

Elizebeth Line 
The Elizabeth Line runs from Farringdon, Paddington, and Liverpool Street. The Elizabeth line opens up more routes and easy access to a wider range of accomodation. There is also a 43-minute direct connection from Heathrow airport to ExCeL London. 

ExCeL by the Emirates Air Line Cable Car
The Emirates Air Line cable car runs between the Greenwich Peninsula and the Royal Docks. It connects ExCeL London to the O2 and North Greenwich tube station. See below for information about the Park & Fly service from the O2.

ExCeL by Car

Parking at ExCeL
ExCeL has parking spaces available onsite that will available for £20 per day. Download ExCeL London – Parking Facilities PDF

All Parking Options 
Check out JustPark wesbite for the best parking in london near ExCeL.

Park & Fly from the O2
Beat the car park queues at ExCeL by parking at the O2 and 'flying' over to ExCeL with discounted rates on the Emirates Air Line cable car, courtesy of Salon International. Parking at the O2 is £13 per day or £35 for 3 days, valid 9am-9pm, and with your O2 parking ticket you can use the Emirates Air Line cable car to get to the show for just £5 return (instead of £7) per person. Cable car tickets are available to purchase on the day only, show your O2 parking ticket to benefit from discounted rate. To book your O2 parking please click here.
If you prefer not to use the Emirates Air Line cable car, you can get to ExCeL from the O2 by taking the Jubilee line to Canning Town and then the DLR to Custom House, only three stops 

ExCeL by bus
Buses travel regularly to Canning Town, Ilford, Stratford, East Ham, East Beckton and North Woolwich. The bus routes are: 147, 241, 300, 325 and 473. For further information visit:

ExCeL by road
Follow signs for ExCeL, City Airport and Royal Docks. The A1020 links ExCeL directly to the North Circular (A406), M11 and the M25 (Junction 27 for the M11 or Junction 30 for the A13). ExCeL is also easily accessible from Central London via the Limehouse Link and is a ten minute drive from Tower Bridge. To plan your route visit or

ExCeL by air
London City Airport has flights to all major European cities and is only five minutes from ExCeL by DLR or taxi. Flight information can be found at

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