There are lots of advantages to booking your travel early – you can secure the best ticket prices and options before they run out, make sure you get to your event on time, and then relax knowing all your travel is sorted out.
London 2012 teamed up with transport operators to enable ticket holders to book their travel even earlier than usual, with a wide choice of transport options available.
2012 Games park-and-ride – Secure park-and-ride sites provided at convenient locations close to a variety of London 2012 venues.
2012 Games coach services – Dedicated direct coach services provided to a number of venues from a range of locations across the South of England.
2012 Games Train Tickets – These special tickets were available exclusively to spectators for travel between 18 July and 14 September 2012.
A number of London 2012 venues were are also accessible by river – during the Olympic Games, these were Greenwich Park, North Greenwich Arena, The Royal Artillery Barracks, Horse Guards Parade, Eton Dorney, Hampton Court Palace and the Olympic Park. Although not the quickest way to travel, river services offer a pleasant and enjoyable way to get to venues while enjoying London's sights. Download a map of river services in central London here
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The Games Travelcard entitled spectators to one-third off the cost of the 2012 Games river bus express or river tour service.
In addition, the 2012 Games canal boat service provided a canal boat service along the River Lea, to the Olympic Park, docking just 70 metres from the Olympic Stadium.
2012 Games guided walks and cycle rides
Taking in some fantastic routes, the guided cycle rides and led walks offer an opportunity to walk and cycle in groups led by experienced leaders. There are a variety of options available, suitable for all including families. Guided walks and rides are free of charge but booking is essential as places are limited.
Before the Games you could plan your journey to the venue using the spectator journey planner