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Birmingham NEC
28 November - 1 December 2019

Getting to the Show

Plan your journey in advance to make the most of your day out.

The Show takes place at the NEC, Birmingham, Thursday 29 November - Sunday 2 December 2018.

Opening times:
Thursday 10am – 5pm
Friday & Saturday 9am – 6pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm

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 is well sign-posted from the M6 (J4), the M42 (J6), the A45, A446 & M1.

There is ample car parking at the NEC. Please note car parking charges have 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. 

Both standard and disabled pre-paid parking is available.  

Disabled parking for any vehicles displaying a blue badge is available and situated close to the halls for easy access.  

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 and to book pre-paid parking click here. For queries regarding parking or feedback, please contact the NEC here


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. Plus save 25% with Virgin Trains, click here

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By Coach

Check your local paper for trips available or even organise one yourself! For more details call our Groups Box Office on 0800 358 0058 or email Coach parking is £15 payable on the day. (Prices quoted are the 2016 prices, and may be subject to change)

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