The NEC is located right next to Birmingham International rail station, which means you can to edie Live quickly and conveniently, without even having to step outside!
Many services run direct to Birmingham International. If yours doesn’t, you can catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street. There are regular services, up to nine times per hour, and the journey only takes 10-15 minutes. For further information call National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950 or visit www.nationalrail.co.uk.
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The NEC is eight miles east of Birmingham City Centre, and at the heart of the UK motorway network.
The postcode is B40 1NT
The NEC has 16,500 spaces available. Follow the electronic signage or directions provided by the NEC traffic team to get you to the right car park area for your event. Once you’ve parked you can either take a free shuttle bus or walk to the hall using the sign posted footpaths. Standard parking is charged at £12 per day by the NEC.
The NEC is just minutes away from Birmingham Airport (BHX) – handy for international visitors and those on UK internal flights!
From the airport, take the free and fast Air-Rail Link to Birmingham International railway station and then it’s just a minutes walk the to the NEC entrance.
The Air-Rail Link runs every two minutes and takes just 90 seconds to reach the NEC. It leaves the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1, and operates daily between 0515am and 0200am.
For further information: www.birminghamairport.co.uk/
By bus & coach
National Express coaches run services between Digbeth coach station, near Birmingham city centre, to Birmingham Airport. From the airport you can get to the NEC in minutes.
Birmingham New Street station is approx. 11 minutes walk from Digbeth coach station.
The NEC is approximately 10 miles by taxi from the coach station at Digbeth.
There are also buses from Digbeth via Moor Street Bus/Rail Interchange (also in Birmingham city centre): the 900 local bus service runs every 20 minutes during the day, journey time approximately 30 minutes.