By Rail

The NEC and the NEC Arena are served by Birmingham International station, connected by a covered bridge link. London is only 90 minutes away and trains also run direct to many regional towns and cities.

Between Birmingham New St and Birmingham International there are up to 7 trains an hour Monday-Saturday and up to 5 trains an hour on Sunday.

London Midland, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry all call at Birmingham International. Visit the National Rail website for more information or call 08457 48 49 50.

Further information about travelling to the NEC by rail

By Road

Birmingham is at the hub of the UK motorway network, enabling visitors to travel directly from the M6, M11, M40 and M42. Car parking is available in the vicinity of the NEC.

Address for SatNav: B40 1NT

Detailed maps and travel directions

By Bus

For information on travelling to the NEC via the bus, please follow this link:

Bus information


The NEC has over 22,000 car park spaces specifically for people visiting the NEC.

Parking costs:
For Car: £10.00

By Air

More than 20 international airlines serve Birmingham International Airport, which is conveniently situated a few minutes from the NEC and the NEC Arena. Together they provide scheduled flights from 34 destinations in the UK, Europe and North America. The NEC is also easily accessible from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and other regional airports. Further details here