Public transport is the best and easiest way to get to and from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Useful Links to help plan your journey:
National Rail – for travel updates click here
Cyclists can make use of the London Cycleways, extending from central London (Aldgate) to Stratford City. More information can be found here
Cyclists taking advantage of the London Cycle Hire Scheme (Santander Bikes) can access an extensive network of docking points for London’s cycle hire scheme, making it easier to access the Park on two wheels.
There are eight docking stations spread across Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park alone. With those closest to London Stadium being:
- Copper Box Arena
- London Aquatics Centre
- Monier Road
- The Podium
- Stratford Station
More information about the Santander Cycles programme can be found here.
Spectators travelling to London Stadium via bus can benefit from any of the following services:
- 388 between Blackfriars and Stratford City. This service runs from central London to Stratford, going through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and stopping at the Copper Box Arena and Westfield Avenue, near to London Aquatics Centre.
- 308 between Clapton and Wanstead. This service stops at Stratford City near the station entrance, and Celebration Avenue in East Village.
- 339 between Leytonstone and Shadwell. This service stops at Stratford City, near the station entrance, as well as at the London Aquatics Centre, on Carpenters Road at King’s Yard before exiting the Park at White Post Lane.
- D8 between Crossharbour and Stratford International. This service travels through Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, including stops at Carpenters Road and Pool Street, next to the London Aquatics Centre.
Stratford and Stratford City bus stations are both located in close proximity to Stratford station itself. The following services run to these stations:
- 25 between Oxford Street and Ilford
- 69 from Canning Town to Walthamstow
- 86 Romford to Stratford
- 97 Chingford to Stratford
- 104 Manor Park to Stratford
- 108 Lewisham to Stratford
- 158 Chingford Mount to Stratford
- 241 Prince Regent to Stratford
- 257 Walthamstow to Stratford
- 262 Becton to Stratford
- 276 Stoke Newington to Newham University Hospital
- 308 Clapton to Wanstead
- 339 Leytonstone to Shadwell
- 425 Clapton to Stratford
- 473 North Woolwich to Stratford
- D8 Crossharbour to Stratford International
In addition to the 25, operating as a 24-hour service, the following night buses travel to and from Stratford:
- N8 from Oxford Street to Hainault
- N86 from Stratford to Harold Hill
For more information regarding bus travel to London Stadium, visit Transport For London’s website here.
Roads around the stadium will be extremely busy so please plan your journey and give yourself plenty of time to get to the stadium.
The recommended stations for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park are:
Stratford International Station and Stratford Station (20 minute walk) is served by the following:
Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
Southeastern High Speed 1 service
Central & Jubilee lines
Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
National Rail services operated by Greater Anglia and C2C.
London Overground trains
Pudding Mill Lane station (10 minute walk) is served by the Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
Hackney Wick station (20 minute walk) is served by the London Overground
For more information regarding train travel to London Stadium, click on the useful links above.
We’d advise all spectators to take advantage of the extensive public transport network servicing London Stadium, with access roads disrupted during the event.
There will also be road closures active around the venue during the event to allow spectators to arrive and leave the venue quickly and safely.
For spectators wishing to travel via taxi, black cabs are available from the taxi rank in Montfichet Road, situated outside the Northern ticket hall at Stratford Station (near Starbucks on the Lower Ground Floor).
For your return journey, black cabs can be found at a temporary rank at Pool Street.
Please note that roads are subject to closure on event days, and we’d recommend all spectators plan journeys accordingly.
No spectator parking is available at the stadium.
Details on Blue Badge Parking will be confirmed shortly. For more information please visit our Accessibility page.