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Getting to the Olympic Park London

London Underground

  • Stratford and West Ham are the underground stops that will bring spectators closest to the Olympic Park
  • Both the Jubilee and Central lines serve Stratford and from there it is a 15 minute walk to the Olympic Park.
  • District and Hammersmith & City lines serve West Ham and leaves spectators within a 25 minute walk.

Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

  • Stratford is a 15 minute walk to the Olympic Park.
  • West Ham is a 25 minute walk.

London Over ground

  • The North London Line on the London Overground connects Richmond to Stratford, avoiding central London.
  • If travelling from south London, the advice is to use the East London Line and change at Canonbury on to the North London Line.
  • The same walking distances apply from Stratford Station to the Olympic Park.


  • London has an extensive bus network, with many bus routes serving Stratford bus station.
  • For details, check the Transport for London website.


  • The 2012 Games Canal Boat Service runs along the River Lea to the Olympic Park docking just 70 metres from the Olympic Stadium.
  • It can be accessed from Limehouse Marina or Tottenham Hale.
  • The service is offering free travel for wheelchair users during the Games.
  • The obvious benefit is a more relaxed, traffic free journey to the Olympic Stadium.
  • However the cost of this starts at €45 return.


  • Park and ride sites are available for the Olympic Park, with regular shuttle services. For further information on these services, see http://www.firstgroupgamestravel.com/park-and-ride/
  • Park-and-rail services are available from Ebbsfleet International station, where trains run directly to Stratford International and the Olympic Park.


  • Free, secure, managed cycle parking will be provided in Victoria Park which is a 15 minute walk to Victoria Gate.
  • Cycle parking will also be available outside Eton Manor Gate and Greenway Gate.
  • Cyclists are advised to bring their own cycle lock.
  • You can view new routes and plan your trip using a new London Cycling Guide covering the Olympic Park and surrounding area. This includes diversions put in place for the Games and temporary cycle parking locations around the Olympic Park.
  • Rented bicycles are easily available in London. Information is available at the following link http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/cycling/14808.aspx

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