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Venue, Hotel & Travel

Venue & Hotel Reservations | Public Transportation | United Discount | International Attendees

Velocity Europe will take place at:

Hilton London Metropole (map)
225 Edgware Road
London W2 1JU, UK

Hotel Reservations at the Hilton London Metropole

Room rates from 196.80 GBP/Night (inclusive of 20% tax). The group rate is sold out.  The link below will let you book a room at the current hotel rate.

Check-in is at 3:00pm on day of arrival and check-out is at noon on day of departure. Please let the hotel know directly if you need to request any modifications to your reservation.

Public Transportation:

The Hilton London Metropole is a 5 minute taxi ride from the Heathrow Airport Express train, Paddington Station stop. (

You may purchase tickets in advance online or there are ticket agents (in blue jackets) at the airport, standing enroute to baggage claim. Be sure to purchase a return ticket as well.

See & Do in London

We've put together a list of what to see and where to eat (and drink) while you're in London for the conference. Take a look and add to the list.

United Airline Discount


Purchase your ticket online with United and receive a 5%  - 10% discount off the lowest applicable fares. Use promotion code ZNRA276698 (case sensitive) for the discount, and there are no fees for booking online. To check schedules and to take advantage of this offer, please visit,

Or, you can call United Meetings Desk at (800) 521-4041 and you can speak with a live meeting planning agent. 

International Attendees
Entry Requirements and VISAS

For EU and US citizens, a valid passport is needed to travel to the UK. Passports must be valid at least 6 months beyond intended stay. Travelers must also have tickets or documents for onward travel.

For non-EU and non-US citizens, please check with the British embassy or consulate in your country to learn the visa requirements for travel to the UK. Your visa application may require a letter of reference from O'Reilly Media, Inc. proving you will attend Velocity Europe. Please contact if you need such a letter. We advise you to apply for a visa as soon as possible.


O'Reilly Media, Inc. assumes no responsibility or liability for the facilities or services provided by the vendors and suppliers. Anyone attending this conference releases O'Reilly from any and all claims that may arise out of attending at this conference.


Sponsorship Opportunities

For exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at Velocity conference, contact Gloria Lombardo at +1 (203) 381-9245 or

Media Partner Opportunities

For information on trade opportunities with O'Reilly conferences contact Jaimey Walking Bear at mediapartners

Contact Us

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