TRAVEL & OPENING TIMES
Birmingham is at the hub of the UK motorway network, enabling visitors to travel directly from the M6, M1, M40 and M42. The NEC has its own on-site car parks.
Arriving by car - If you are using a satellite navigation system please enter the post code B40 1NT to pinpoint the NEC.
Shuttle Bus Service - Team NEC operate a convenient shuttle bus service from the car parks to the halls during the open period of each show. They usually run from one hour before the event opens to one hour after the closing time. Please check the electronic signage at the bus stops for live information.
Pedestrian Access - If you choose to walk from your car parks, please follow the finger post signage to the halls.
The NEC is served by Birmingham International station, connected by a covered bridgelink.
Arriving by Train
From Birmingham International Railway Station, access to The NEC is via our covered ‘Bridgelink’.
You will need to travel up the escalators, go across the bridge link and down another set of escalators into the Piazza. Please then follow the signs across the skywalk and into the Atrium.
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