How To Get There

Travelling to and from an event is an important part of the overall experience. The NEC Group venues, at the heart of the country’s transport network, all offer excellent access by road, rail and air.

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By Road

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 while the city-centre venues are served by a car park at The NIA and others in the immediate vicinity.

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By Rail

The NEC and The NEC Arena are served by Birmingham International station, connected by a covered bridgelink. The NIA, The ICC and Symphony Hall are minutes from Birmingham New Street, the UK’s largest interchange station. London is only 90 minutes away and trains also run direct to many regional towns and cities.

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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 group’s venues are also easily accessible from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and other regional airports.

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The Travel Services Directory

Visitors to any of The NEC Group venues are now able to plan their travel in advance with The NEC Group Travel Services Directory. Whether it's being chauffeured to the door courtesy of a luxury car or coach or being taxied to a restaurant after the show, The NEC Group Travel Services Directory will help visitors find the best companies to suite their needs.
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