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Elizabeth line — Crossrail

In 2018, the Elizabeth line opens and will transform travel across London, dramatically reducing journey times and making it easier and more convenient to get to events at ExCeL.



Journey times:

A dedicated Elizabeth line station is opening at ExCeL which means:

Access to Heathrow

International visitors will be able to travel direct from Heathrow to ExCeL’s dedicated Elizabeth line station in just 43-minutes


With 12 trains an hour, each carrying 1500 passengers, you’ll enjoy more comfortable journeys with air conditioning and onboard Wi-Fi and 4G.

More time at your event

The significant time-savings made during your journey to ExCeL will mean that you can spend even more time at your event.

After the event

The whole of London becomes your playground within record time — giving you speedy access to more hotels, Michelin starred restaurants and world-renowned theatre and shopping.


Discover the amount of hotels located in close proximity to Elizabeth line stations. 

Elizabeth line hotel map




David Pegler

CEO — ExCeL London

“The opening of the Elizabeth line will be truly transformational for our clients and the millions of exhibitors, visitors and delegates who we welcome each year. The line will provide a direct service to Central London, reducing journey times and allowing visitors to access the whole of the city quickly and easily. It will provide an ‘events super highway’ linking the world’s busiest airport at Heathrow to ExCeL London in 43-minutes. In between, visitors will be able to access the very best of what London has to offer, with access to more hotels, Michelin starred restaurants and world renowned theatre and shopping, all within record time. We look forward to working with our clients to open up the benefits of Elizabeth line in the build-up to 2018 and beyond”