Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit


The Elizabeth line will make it easier, faster and more convenient to visit ExCeL.

DSEI 2023 will be taking place at the ExCeL, London. The venue is easily accessible by various modes of public transport including the new Elizabeth line, which will make your journey easier, faster and more convenient.

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London Transportation

London Transportation

The venue is easily accessible by the Elizabeth Line, Underground and DLR.

For full details on how to get to ExCeL please click here.

International Travel

International Travel

London City Airport is located less than 2 miles away from the venue with flights arriving from over 30 destinations.

Heathrow Airport is located 1 hour away and ExCeL can be accessed via a direct Elizabeth Line train taking under 1 hour.



BCD M&E are the official accommodation agency for DSEI 2023 and holds blocks of rooms at a wide range of hotels located at ExCeL and the surrounding areas including Central London.

To access their negotiated hotel rates or for assistance with your group booking please contact them directly so they can secure flexible terms and conditions and availability at hotels within your budget.

To book online please click here.

Benefits include:

  • No administration or handling fees
  • Access to the lowest available rates
  • Access to a wide selection of hotels

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best restaurants near the venue?

The ExCeL Centre is full of great food outlets. If you're looking to take your team or clients to a more formal setting in the evening, use our direct booking service powered by OpenTable which has selected the top 10 restaurants within 15 minutes of the ExCeL Centre. 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.

Discover more restaurants near the ExCeL Centre

Where are the nearest ATMs in the ExCeL?

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

Where is the nearest pharmacist?

There is a pharmacist on Freemasons Road, which is 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 there may be restrictions on where transport vehicles will be able to pick you up and drop you off in the days between build-up and breakdown of the event.

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