Getting There

By Car

The NEC is at the hub of the UK motorway network, enabling visitors to travel directly there from the M6, M1, M40 and M42. There's car parking on-site for 21,000 vehicles and 150 coaches, with a complimentary shuttle bus service taking visitors to the Piazza and Atrium entrances.

To plan your journey you can use the RAC Route Planner or ViaMichelin

Sat-Nav users - the postcode is B40 1NT.

By Train

London is only 70 minutes away from Birmingham International Station, which itself is linked to the NEC. Trains also run directly to many regional towns and cities. And it takes only ten minutes to travel by rail into Birmingham New Street, the UK's largest interchange station. Virgin Trains operates a direct route to London Euston.
To plan your journey to the NEC by train visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

By Air

The NEC is a few minutes walk from Birmingham International Airport (BHX), which is served by more than 50 international airlines. Together they provide scheduled flights from 37 destinations in the UK and Europe, as well as to major North American cities.
The NEC and Birmingham International Airport are served by a great variety of hotels offering accommodation for all budgets and tastes - from sophisticated international brands such as Hilton and Crowne Plaza to charming local chic hotels.

A full listing of Hotels in close proximity to the NEC, Birmingham International Airport and National Rail station is available here.

Useful Links

RAC route planner -

Via Michelin -

National Rail -

Birmingham International Airport -