West Ham United - London Stadium

Address: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 2ST

Capacity: 60,000

West Ham's stadium, which they moved into in 2016/17, was designed and built to host the 2012 London Olympics and Paralympics. The ground sits within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

The Hammers previously played at Upton Park.

Public transport is the best and easiest way to get to and from the stadium.


By tube and train

The nearest train, tube and bus stops are at Stratford and Stratford International

Stratford station is served by:

- Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

- Jubilee and Central lines

- National Rail services operated by Greater Anglia and c2c

- London Overground services

Stratford International station is served by:

- Docklands Light Railway (DLR)

- Southeastern High Speed 1 services

The stadium is a 20-minute walk from Stratford


By car

There are no on-site parking facilities at the Olympic Stadium and supporters are advised to use public transport instead.


By bike

Personal bikes

Cyclists can make use of the recently extended London Cycle Superhighway from central London (Aldgate) to Stratford City.

London Cycle Hire Scheme (Santander Bikes)

- Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park has 310 new docking points for London's cycle hire scheme making it easier than ever to access the Park.

- The docking points are spread across eight docking stations in and around the Park.


By bus

London Stadium is easily accessible by a number of bus routes. Click here for more details.



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Reporting discrimination

A contact number has been set up for supporters to call if you hear or see discrimination of any kind taking place.

If you hear it, report it.

During the match, you can TEXT 07894 937 793

After the match, you can CALL 020 7386 3355

You can also download the Kick It Out app.

Prohibited items

Fans with medical bags or items they must carry with them must be searched and should arrive early to avoid inconvenience and delays.
The following are permitted in the Stadium during West Ham United matches:

  • Bags that comply with the Bag Policy
  • Blankets
  • Cameras with three-inch lenses or shorter (no lights, tripods, selfie-sticks or monopods)*
  • Flags (No Poles) up to 1sqm
  • Food and fruit for personal consumption
  • Plastic bottles (sealed) and flasks (no alcohol)
  • Seat cushions
  • Strollers **
  • Small umbrellas ***

*Cameras and Binoculars — Small cameras and binoculars will be allowed. No spectator cameras with lenses more than three inches (3″) long will be permitted. Again, camcorders will be prohibited. Binocular cases and camera bags are not permitted
**Please contact your nearest Steward if you are in need of storing a baby stroller or wheelchair as they are not permitted to be stored in the seating areas
***Golf umbrellas will not be permitted
The following are prohibited in the stadium:

  • Any article that might be used as a weapon and/or compromise public safety will be refused entry to the Ground
  • Cans or Bottles
  • Glass vessels
  • Knives and Blades
  • Laser pointers
  • Pointed-tip umbrellas
  • Poles thicker than a “pencil” (0.5cm)
  • Smoke Canisters
  • Weapons and Ammunitions
  • Any article that might be used as a weapon, be deemed to be offensive or abusive, or compromise public safety, will be confiscated and or reported to the police.

London Stadium reserve the right to prohibit the following items being taken into the Stadium:

  • Items which are or may be illegal. Anyone found in possession of illegal or contraband goods may also be liable for prosecution;
  • Any item which in our reasonable opinion, may cause disruption to the match or to other visitors (regardless of whether or not such item is illegal or is carried for specific purposes). For example:
    • Aerosol cans
    • Audio video recording devices
    • Sports balls
    • Beach balls or projectiles
    • Cameras with external flash or interchangeable lenses (no professional photography)
    • Drones
    • Fireworks/Flares/Explosives
    • Flashlights/Optical illusions
    • Frisbees
    • Laptops/Tablets are not permitted in Stadium bowl
    • Large suitcases
    • Oversized bags or backpacks larger than 18" x 14" x 10"
    • Pets (service animals exempt)
    • Signs/Flags/Banners larger than 11" x 17" and any affixed pole
    • Signs or items with corporate or inappropriate branding
    • Skateboards/Rollerblades
    • Selfie sticks
    • Tripods/Monopods
    • Unauthorised fliers
    • Unlicensed musical instruments: trumpets, drums and other devices capable of causing a disturbance or nuisance

Click here to read a visiting supporter's guide for the London Stadium.