Have you got a ticket? Don't be late for the Games

28/03/2012
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Plan and book your travel to the Games now

The transport networks across the country will be very busy during the Olympic and Paralympic Games, with spectators travelling to events at venues in London and throughout the UK.

Make sure you can get to your event by booking your travel now. There is no spectator parking provided at, or near, any 2012 Games venue and parking restrictions will be in place in the surrounding areas.

So, London 2012 has provided a range of exclusive travel options to make sure you can get to your event. But, the longer you leave it, the less chance you'll have of getting the best option for you.

Spectator journey planner and Games travel pages

Specific travel information is provided on the London 2012 website for each London 2012 venue. There is also a spectator journey planner which gives you the recommended journey from any location in Great Britain direct to your venue.

Book your travel NOW

You can choose from train, direct coach, park-and-ride or river services, but you need to book early to get better fares, more flexibility and the best options to make sure you get to your event on time before they run out.

If you are attending a venue in or around London (including Brands Hatch, Eton Dorney, Hadleigh Farm and Leigh Valley), you will receive a free Games Travelcard for London Zones 1-9 for travel on the day of your Games event.

For travel from outside London, or to venues in other locations, you should book your travel now to secure the best prices and options.

2012 Games Train Tickets

Don't miss out on exclusive train tickets offering great value fares and more flexible conditions to 2012 Games ticketholders. Special limited availability 'Advance' tickets include the flexibility to catch a later train home. Exclusive 'Day' tickets allow you to travel at any time at an off-peak price and return travel up until noon the following day.

These offers mean you can stay later after your event to soak up the atmosphere, or don't need to rush to catch a particular train if your event overruns, so you can really enjoy your Games experience. Find out more and book your ticket now.

2012 Games coach service

Coach services for 2012 Games ticketholders have been provided from a range of locations around the country directly to the Olympic Park, ExCeL and Weymouth and Portland. This may be the easiest and most direct way to get to your event, particularly if you are travelling with children. Availability is limited, so book now to secure your seat. Find out more and book your ticket now.

2012 Games park-and-ride

There are a number of park-and-ride services offered to get you to the Olympic Park, ExCeL and out of London venues, including Weymouth and Portland, Eton Dorney, Lee Valley White Water Centre and Hadleigh Farm. Book now to make sure you secure your preferred location and time slot. Find out more and book your ticket now.

2012 Games River services

If you are attending an event at Eton Dorney, Greenwich Park, North Greenwich Arena or The Royal Artillery Barracks, why not avoid the crowds, take in the sights and travel by river on one of the many river services available? Tickets are available to book now. Find out more.  

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Olympic Games
27 July - 12 Aug
Paralympic Games
29 Aug - 9 Sept 2012
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If you are a spectator, you can plan and book your journey from any address in Great Britain to your 2012 Games venue on the London 2012 website.

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