If you are heading to London's O2 Arena soon for a concert, sports event or shopping, you might want to take a look at this.

There are plenty of ways you can get to the O2, whether by car, tube, bus, cable car or even the river, the options are practically endless.

But with so many ways to get to your destination, it can often be hard to find out which one is best for you.

Visitors travelling from away may be unaware of all the routes and ways to arrive in time for your event.

So you don't miss out on whatever exciting activity you have booked for the Arena, we've created a handy breakdown of how to get to the O2.

You can find out more information via the O2 Arena website. 

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How to get the O2 Arena by train and tube

Getting to the O2 via rail is super simple, the North Greenwich station is the closest to the Arena with just a three-minute walk, served by the Jubilee line.

If you're coming from Central London, it takes less than 20 minutes or Stratford, just 10 minutes.

You can find a direct route from your location to North Greenwich via the TfL website here.

How to get the O2 Arena by car

You can drive and park at the O2 Arena, but you will need to book parking ahead as there are limited spaces.

You can pre-book parking via the website here.

When booking, you will be asked to select the event you are attending before seeing a set price list ranging from £21 from Blue Badge users and rising to £54 for valet or £55 for coaches and minibuses.

If you choose to pay on the day, prices for parking rise and range from £40 to £65.

Those not going to the O2 event can still park, with prices starting at £7 for two hours and rising to £52 hours for 24 hours.

How to get the O2 Arena by bus

If you're planning on hopping on a bus to get the O2, you can catch the following buses that all stop at North Greenwich station:

  • 108
  • 129
  • 132
  • 161
  • 188 (24 hours direct to/from central via Waterloo)
  • 422
  • 472
  • 486

How to get the O2 Arena by river

If you fancy some sightseeing on your way to the O2 Arena, the ride on the Uber Boat by Thames Clippers is perfect.

You can sit back and relax as you ride along the River Thames with services running every 20 minutes from early morning to late in the evening.


How to get the O2 Arena by Cable Car

Those not scared of heights, can hop on the IFS Cloud Cable Car and reach heights of 90 meters to arrive at the O2 Arena.

The cable cars span over 1km of the River Thames and single crossings take around ten minutes with cabins arriving every 30 seconds.