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Park Plaza London Riverbank

18 Albert Embankment

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By tube

The nearest Tube stations to the Park Plaza London Riverbank

  • Vauxhall - Victoria Line (8 minute walk)
  • Westminster - Circle, District, Jubilee Lines (18 minute walk)
  • Waterloo - Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern Lines (20 minute walk) 

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By bus

From London Waterloo National railway station

Take bus 77 from Waterloo Station towards Tooting Station. The bus will continue heading southbound towards St Thomas’ Hospital, with the River Thames on its right-hand side. From St Thomas’ Hospital, the bus will continue straight towards Vauxhall, taking you to Lambeth Bridge. At the Lambeth Palace roundabout, it will take the second exit. After the roundabout, you will need to get off just after the bus passes the fire brigade station. The hotel is located to the left. There is a bus stop outside the hotel for the 77, 344 and 360 routes. Vauxhall bus station is 8 minutes walk.


By riverboat

The closest river pier for the Thames Clipper boat is at St George Wharf, at Vauxhall which is a 10-15 minute walk. View River map


By train

Park Plaza London Riverbank is located on Albert Embankment, 8-minutes walk from Vauxhall station for South West overground trains with connections to Southern trains, the Victoria Underground line and Vauxhall bus station. Westminster (Jubilee, District & Circle Underground) and Waterloo (Northern, Jubilee & Bakerloo Underground) stations are 15-20 minutes walk.

For further information and journey planning, please go to the Transport for London website (external link). 

View a local map (external link).

Travelling to the UK

By Train

Eurostar high-speed rail services run to and from St Pancras International in London.  Eurostar connects London with Paris, Brussels and Lille. From these cities, you can travel on to more than 100 European destinations. Taking a trip on the Eurostar between London and Paris takes two hours and 12 minutes. London to Brussels takes 2 hours and 1 minute while London to Lille takes one hour and 22 minutes.

By Air

London City Airport (LCY) is the closest airport to the conference venue and is one of the easiest and most accessible airports in London thanks to its location just 9.5km (6 miles) east of central London and 4.8km (3 miles) from Canary Wharf.

Located 32km (20 miles) west of central London, London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is the busiest airport in the UK and thanks to the new Elizabeth Line is connects directly to the conference location.  Alternatively, the Heathrow Express to London Paddington is the fastest way to travel between Heathrow Airport and central London, taking 15 to 20 minutes.

Gatwick Airport (LGW) is the second busiest airport in the UK, serving hundreds of destinations and millions of passengers every year. The airport is located 45km (28 miles) south of London.  The Gatwick Express is a nonstop train service between the airport and Victoria station in central London.

London Stansted Airport (STN) is the UK's fourth busiest airport. The airport is located 64km (40 miles) north-east of London. It is home to many of the UK's low-cost airlines, mostly serving destinations in Europe.  The Stansted Express is the quickest way into central London, with trains to London Liverpool Street taking 47 minutes.


If you need a visa to attend the conference the earliest you can apply is 3 months before you travel, however it can take some time to process the application therefore it is essential that you begin the application process as soon as possible, in order that you obtain your visa in time.   The Standard Visitor, required for business trips visa costs £100 for up to 6 months. 

You must submit your own application to the relevant authority and follow up accordingly. IOM3 is unable to follow up your application on your behalf or enter into direct correspondence with consulates.

A Visa Support Letter will only be issued to speakers, exhibitors or regsistered delegates who have paid their registration fee in full. Once we have confirmed receipt of payment from the proposed attendee, we will need the full name, nationality, passport number, expiry date and date of birth for the attendee to enable us to issue a Visa Support Letter. The Visa Support Letter will confirm the event title, date and location. It will also confirm whether the individual is a speaker or exhibitor. It will not imply any undertaking to provide funding nor act as financial guarantee for your stay in the UK. IOM3 reserves the right not to issue a Visa Support Letter in certain cases even if above conditions have been met. Refund of registration fees will be considered in the case of a Visa application being declined.