Alexandra Palace (London)

Alexandra Palace, venue for the PDC World Darts Championship and Masters Snooker tournaments

Alexandra Palace is an entertainment and sports venue, which has hosted the annual PDC World Darts Championship since 2007 and the Masters snooker tournament since 2012.

The original venue opened in 1873 but burnt down just 16 days later. The new venue opened two years later and featured a Concert Hall, Theatre, Circus, Horse Racing Course and Boating Lake. Ally Palace as it is affectionately known has an extensive history, which includes hosting the world’s first full television service in 1936 and experiencing another devastating fire in 1980.

Opened: 1875

Capacity: 2,500

Address: Alexandra Palace Way, London N22 7AY

Tickets at Alexandra Palace

PDC World Darts Championship Tickets

Tickets for the PDC World Darts Championship usually go on sale around July, further information will be available on the official website here where you are also able to register for the latest information.

Masters (Snooker) Tickets

The latest ticket information for the Masters snooker event is available on the official website.

Location & Travel to Alexandra Palace

Alexandra Palace is situated between Wood Green and Muswell Hill in the London Borough of Haringey in North London.


The two busiest airports in the UK serve London and between them have flights to most of the world’s prime destinations – Heathrow Airport is 21 miles west of Alexandra Palace, with Gatwick Airport approximately 34 miles south of the stadium.

Heathrow Airport sits on the London Underground Piccadilly Line which offers a direct line to Alexandra Palace’s closest station at Wood Green (see below). Or you can catch the Heathrow Express train to Paddington Station and use the Underground to reach Wood Green from there.

From Gatwick Airport, you can use the Gatwick Express to reach Victoria Station and use the Underground to reach Wood Green from there.

Thinking of flying? Search & book your flights through Skyscanner here.


The London Bus W3 route runs from from Finsbury Park and Tottenham to Alexandra Palace Ice Rink or Alexandra Palace Palm Court.


Megabus offers cheap travel to London and offers over 10 routes from Birmingham, Bradford, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Norwich and Sheffield. You can search and book your tickets here.

London Underground

The closest Underground station to Alexandra Palace is Wood Green on the Piccadilly Line, being a 20 minute journey from Piccadilly Circus. From Wood Green station, it is a 25 minute walk up the hill to Ally Pally or you can catch the W3 bus from the station.


Alexandra Palace offers 1,200 free parking spaces in the grounds, offered on a first come, first served based and it is not possible to reserve in advance.


Alexandra Palace has its own train station (Alexandra Palace Station) which has a regular service that runs direct from Moorgate, through Highbury & Islington or from Kings Cross, changing at Finsbury Park.

Thinking of catching a train to London? Search and book your journey through the Trainline here.

Hotels near Alexandra Palace

Use TripAdvisor to find some great places to stay in London by clicking here.


Further Information & Events

Alexandra Palace Official Website

PDC World Darts Championship Official Website

The Masters (Snooker) Official Website

Last Updated on December 24, 2022 by Sports Tourist

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