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Travel and Venue

 IT²EC 2024 - defence training and technology event

IT²EC 2024 will take place in ExCeL, London. The venue is located at Royal Victoria Dock in the Docklands area of the city.

ExCeL is easily accessible by public transport with the new Elizabeth Line offering convenient connections to major transport hubs and landmarks across the city.

Please use this interactive map and the information below to plan your visit.

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 IT²EC  2024 - Travel and Venue

Air Travel

Air Travel

London City Airport (LCY) is located less than 2 miles away from ExCeL with flights arriving from over 30 destinations. 

London is also served by Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW), Stansted (STN) and Luton (LTN), all located less than 45 minutes from the City via public transport.

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Local Transport

Local Transport

The quickest route to ExCeL London on the tube is via the Elizabeth Line which has a train stop connected to the venue - Custom House (ExCeL London).  The West and East entrances to the venue are both accessible by the DLR, London Underground and London Overground.

Download the CityMapper app to find the best route.

For more details on how to get to ExCeL, please click on the below button.

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For information on Bus links please click on the button below.

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Where to Stay

Where to Stay

There are a wealth of accommodation options available for visitors to IT²EC 2024.

Either choose to stay close to the venue, or choose a more central option to make the most of your visit to London.

We've officially partnered with EventBeds™ by NuBreed Hotels to give you access to exclusively discounted hotels around the venue.

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Parking at the venue

There are over 1,800 parking spaces across the Orange car park, located under the venue at ExCeL. Available on a first-come, first-served basis, parking at ExCeL, London is available for cars, transit vans and mini buses up to 3.5T using pay and display:

  • Parking for cars costs £25 in the Orange car park, located underneath the venue, for up to 24 hours. 
  • Parking for commercial vehicles (those up to 2.8m high) costs £30 for up to 24 hours.
  • Parking for vehicles over 3.5T/Lorries costs £35.00 for up to 24 hours. 

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Frequently asked Questions

What are the best restaurants near the venue?

The ExCeL Centre is full of great food outlets. With easy access to the newly built Elizabeth Line, you can also dine in the top restaurants in the centre of London in under 10 minutes. 

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Where are the nearest ATMs in the ExCeL?

There are two ATMs near the West entrance of the venue by Costa and Orzo Deli, with another located in the centre of the boulevard between entrances S6 and N6. There is a Barclays and an ATM located on level 0 between N4 and S4.  There is also an ATM at the nearby Tesco Express.

Where is the nearest pharmacist?

There is a pharmacist on Freemasons Road located on the other side of Custom House DLR station.

Where is the nearest supermarket?

There is a Tesco Express about 600m from the West entrance to the venue.

Is there anywhere that can help me with photocopying or other business services?

There is a shop on level 0 at the bottom of the stairs near N4/S4 which sells a range of stationery items and can also do photocopying and faxing. This shop has its own Bureau de Change.

What app-based ride services are available in London?

London has a strong supply of Uber, Bolt, Ola, Via, Wheely and Addison Lee drivers. Please note that restrictions may apply to pick up and drop off locations on the days between event build-up and breakdown.

Important note

You may be contacted by some companies, which purport to be offering discounted hotel rates for delegates attending IT²EC. This is spam and should be ignored! Please be advised that we only work with selected hotels directly, and encourage you to contact us should you be approached by any third party organisations.