National Exhibition Centre
Sun 6 - 10:30am - 5:00pm
Mon 7 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 8 - 10:00am - 5:00pm
Wed 9 - 10:00am - 4:00pm
The NEC has over 2,000 hotel rooms on site and with the new Resorts World open the NEC is now a 24/7 leisure destination.
Sat-Nav Postcode - B40 1NT
Nearest Train Station - Birmingham International Railway Station
Local Taxi Company - T.O.A Taxis - 0121 427 8888
Nearest Airport - Birmingham International Airport
The NEC is in the perfect location for car travel - 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, and at the heart of the UK motorway network.
When travelling to the NEC from the North, we recommend you use the M6 Toll, you can prebook access to the M6 Toll to make your journey as quick and hassle free as possible.
With 16,500 spaces available the NEC has got plenty of room for you. 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 halls using the sign posted footpaths.
The NEC is right next to Birmingham International rail station. You can get to halls 6, 7 and 20 quickly and conveniently, without having to step outside!
The NEC entrance is on the right hand side as you exit the station, and clearly signposted.
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, and the journey only takes 10-15 minutes. Buses to the NEC can be caught at Birmingham Moor Street and Solihull stations. For further information call National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950.
The NEC is just minutes away from Birmingham Airport (BHX) – which is very handy for international visitors and those on UK internal flights!
From the airport, simply take the free and fast Air-Rail Link to Birmingham International railway station and then it’s just a short walk to our entrance. The Air-Rail Link runs every 2 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.
East Midlands Airport (EMA)
Distance: 40 miles