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Travel to the Show

Travel to the Show

The show will take place at the NEC, Birmingham, from Thursday 13  – Sunday 16 June 2019. The show is open from 9am-6pm each day, with VIP access to the VIP Lounge from 8:30am.

Venue Address

NEC Birmingham, B40 1NT

Travelling to and from the show is an important part of your overall experience. The NEC is easily accessible by road, rail and air. 

By Car

The NEC has numerous car parks that are more broadly categorised into North, East, South and West with over 20,000 onsite parking spaces. On your arrival at the NEC, traffic officers will direct you to the most convenient parking area for your event, however being such a large site with a number of entrances, it is recommended that you refer to The NEC Site Map before your arrival to avoid adding time to your journey. The NEC is well sign-posted from the M6 (J4), the M42 (J6), the A45, A446 & M1.

Disabled parking for any vehicles displaying a blue badge is available and situated close to the halls for easy access. Both standard and disabled pre-paid parking is available. 

Please note car parking charges increased from October 2018. We strongly advise to book pre-paid parking in advance of the Show (up until the night before the Show opens) to secure the best rates at £12, as on the day parking will be charged at £16. Pre-paid parking is now available. Click here to book your parking. 

If you choose to pay on the day, tickets can be purchased from ticket machines during your visit and presented at the exit of the car park when you leave. Shuttle buses operate between the car parks and the Show.

For more information click here. For queries regarding parking or feedback, please contact the NEC here


By Coach

Coach parking is £20, minibuses £15.

For more details call our Groups Box Office on 0800 358 0058 or email

By Rail

NEC Birmingham is easily accessible by train with Birmingham International station connected to the NEC halls by a covered walkway. Access to The NEC takes 10-15 minutes and is linked with flat travelling escalators in places and lifts to move between floors. Tactile signage is fitted by the major areas. Up to 9 trains per hour run Monday to Saturday and up to 6 per hour on Sundays between Birmingham New St and Birmingham International.

For more information visit

THE NEC Birmingham

virgin trainsSave 20%* on advanced train travel when you book your tickets through The Ticket Factory. Click here to find out more - full terms & conditions are listed on this page. *Must be purchased at least 3 days in advance.

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