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Everything You Need to Know About Getting to Up at the O2

Where is Up at the O2 Located?

Up at The O2 is in the Greenwich Peninsula in South East London, across the River Thames. The region is known for its culture, bringing together tourism, design, architecture, and more. Located 30 minutes from the heart of London, Greenwich is easily accessible by public transport.

Address: Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX, United Kingdom | Find on maps

Closest Landmark: Peninsula Square (300 meters away)

Getting to Up at The O2 by Public Transport

By Bus
By Tube
By Light Rail
By Train
By Ferry
By Taxi
up at the o2 by bus

Travel time: 42 minutes

Closest stop: North Greenwich Station (Stop E)

If you start your journey from London Bridge, there are multiple bus lines to Up at the O2. Bus numbers 15, 47, 381, and 188 ply the route. You can also combine the bus and the metro to save time. If your intention is to reach Up at the O2 only by bus, walk about 3 minutes to London Bridge Station (Stop R). Catch bus 381 to Peckham and alight at Boss Street (Stop S). Next, board bus 188 to North Greenwich. The bus journey takes around 30 minutes; alight at North Greenwich Station (Stop E), and head east on Peninsula Square for about 4 minutes to reach your destination.

up at the o2 by tube

Travel time: 20 minutes

Closest station: North Greenwich Station

Subway is the fastest way to reach Up at the O2. If your starting point is the London Bridge, walk up to the London Bridge Station just 600 meters away and take the Jubilee line going towards North Greenwich. Deboard at the North Greenwich Station and walk about 100 meters to Peninsula Square, where you will spot the O2 Arena.

up at the o2 by light rail

Travel time: 40 minutes 

Closest station: Willesden Green

If you want to explore the city at a light pace while traveling to Up at the O2, use the DLR, the light rail system. You may need to transfer to a subway at the Canning Town station as DLR doesn't connect to Up at the O2. If you’re starting your journey from London Bridge, walk about 10 minutes to Woolwich Arsenal station. Take the light rail and alight at the Canning Town stop and walk about two minutes to catch the subway train at Willesden Green station. Up at the O2 is 400 meters to North Greenwich station.

up at the o2 by train

Travel time: 40 minutes 

Closest station: Maze Hill

Reaching Up at the O2 on a train is another convenient option. If you’re close to London Bridge, start walking to the London Bridge train station on Thameslink and catch a train to Maze Hill. After an 11-minute journey, get off the train and walk about 9 minutes to Pelton Road (Stop C) to catch bus 422. Alight at North Greenwich Station (Stop E) and walk for about 5 minutes to reach Up at the O2.

up at the o2 by ferry

Travel time: 45 minutes 

Closest stop: London North Greenwich Pier

If you want to convert your Up at the O2 journey into a Thames River sightseeing trip, catch a ferry from London Bridge City. The ferry stop is just 250 meters from London Bridge. Boat numbers Rb6, Rb1, and Rb2 will take you to London North Greenwich Pier. Up at the O2 is under five minutes walk from the Pier.

up at the o2 by taxi

Travel time: 21 minutes 

Closest stop: O2

London has several taxi operators. The iconic black cabs are available to hire in the street. Look for the yellow taxi sign to see if the cab is available for rent. Mini cabs are cheaper but are not metered like the black ones. You can also use the Gett app to book cabs online. Alternatively, you can book an Uber from wherever you are in the city.

Getting to Up at the O2 by Car

up at the o2 directions location

Travel time: 21 minutes

Driving Route: If you’re driving to the O2 from London Bridge, take A1203. Drive from the London Bridge by taking A3, East cheap, and A100 to E Smithfield. Continue on A1203 for 15 minutes and take the exit toward Greenwich from A 102. Drive on the Millennium Way for four minutes to reach Peninsula Square.

Parking: There is ample parking available at the O2 Arena - over 2,100 spaces to be precise. You can easily find a parking spot here if you plan on taking your car. You can park at Car Park 1, Car Park 2, or Car Park 3.

Walking to Up at the O2

up at the o2 directions location

Travel time: 17 minutes 

A walk to the Up at the O2 is the perfect way to enjoy the Greenwich Peninsula. You can start your journey from Greenwich Peninsula Ecological Park, one of the most beautiful public parks on the Peninsula. Head east from the park to join the road E Parkside and continue on the road for around 1.4 kilometers. Turn right onto Edmund Halley Way and left onto Phoenix Ave. Enter Peninsula Square and join Penrose Way. Take the next left, take the stairs, and head south to reach the O2.

Best Ways to Get to Up at the O2

Budget-friendly: Traveling by bus or tube is a cheap and convenient way to explore London. The city is well-connected with stops and stations close to every major landmark.

Fastest route: Traveling by the tube or car are some of the faster ways to get to Up at the O2. The tube beats all the traffic and takes you right near the O2. However, you can also drive there or catch a local cab from wherever you are and save time by avoiding walking to the tube station. Both these modes will get you to the O2 at around the same time.

Sightseeing: London is a great city to explore on foot. The area around Up at the O2 in particular has a lot of beautiful landmarks like the River Thames, the London Bridge, and the Tower of London. You can take a walk along the river and admire these attractions on your way to the O2.




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Frequently Asked Questions About Getting to Up at the O2

Where is Up at the O2 located?

Up at the O2 climb is an adventure activity located in the iconic O2 Arena in London.

Which city is Up at the O2 in?

Up at the O2 is located in the Greenwich Peninsula of London.

How do I get to Up at the O2?

Getting to Up at the O2 is easy. You can travel by tube, bus, train, car, or ferry from Central London.

Which is the fastest way to get to Up at the O2?

The fastest way to get to Up at the O2 is by driving or hiring a cab or taking the tube.

Which is the cheapest way to get to Up at the O2?

The most pocket-friendly way to reach Up at the O2 is by tube or bus.

Which is the closest bus stop to Up at the O2?

The closest bus stop to Up at the O2 is North Greenwich Station (Stop E).

Which is the closest tube station to Up at the O2?

The closest tube station to Up at the O2 is North Greenwich Station.

Can I park at Up at the O2?

Yes, the O2 has several parking spaces around the arena.

Can I walk to Up at the O2?

Yes, Up at the O2 is accessible by foot. If you're in the area, you should definitely consider walking to the O2 and soak in the marvelous architecture of the city.