We strongly recommend that you travel to Woolwich Arsenal by public transport. If you want to travel by car, nearby parkings can be found here.
Sail Royal Greenwich
Royal Artillery Museum (Firepower) No 1 Street
Arrival at Sail Royal Greenwich Reception/Check-in
The Sail Greenwich reception/check-in, which is located in the former Royal Artillery Museum (Firepower), will be open for check-in one hour before departure. Please make sure you are checked in 30 minutes before departure.
Latest Information to help you plan your journey can be found on the following websites:
- Transport for London Journey Planner: http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk
- AA Route Planner: http://www.theaa.comRiver
Travelling by river might be a good option and will deliver you directly to the Sail Royal Greenwich Reception area next to Royal Arsenal Woolwich Pier. Thames Clipper will be providing a commuter service from Embankment Pier, Westminster (on the north bank) and London Eye pier (on the south bank). If you have a large party, you could charter a Thames Clipper (seat capacities of 62, 138 or 220) for your sole use.
See http://www.thamesclippers.com for more information. Please, check the last departure time of the Thames Clipper so you don’t miss the clipper after the cruise.
Docklands Light Railway (DLR)
Woolwich Arsenal Station is the nearest DLR stop. The Woolwich Arsenal extension serves all stations on the London City Airport, Canning Town and Stratford International route. Check Transport for London website for details.
Please note: During the event the trains are not running a normal frequency. The nearest main line station is Woolwich Arsenal Station on the South-eastern railway network. Trains from Central London depart from Cannon Street, Charing Cross, Waterloo East and London Bridge. It is a five minute walk from the station to the Sail Greenwich Reception area. See http://www.southeasternrailway.co.uk for more details or contact National Rail Enquiries on 0044 (0)84 5748 4950 or see http://www.nationalrail.co.uk.
Bus routes 122, 472, 161, 96, 177, 180 stop in Plumstead Road outside the Royal Arsenal. Bus routes 53, 54, 422, 380 stop in Woolwich Town Centre.
See https://tfl.gov.uk/ for more information on specific bus lines.
Check your route on http://www.theaa.com. Or set your route planner for the Royal Artillery Museum (Firepower), Royal Arsenal, London SE18 6ST and check below for parking facilities. People that are bound to a wheelchair or encounter other problems with walking (long) distances can be dropped off at Warren Lane Gate or at the crossing of Duke of Wellington Avenue and No 1 Street.
At the Royal Arsenal, there will be a limited number of parking spaces available. There is also a big difference in rates, so we suggest you check Parkopedia.