Getting to the Olympic Park London
- 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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