Travel & Accommodation

2021 Dates and Times

Tuesday 26 October        09.30 – 5.00pm
Wednesday 27 October   09.30 – 5.00pm
Thursday 28 October       09.30 – 4.00pm

Last admission is 30 minutes before show close.
Location: National Exhibition Centre (NEC), North Ave, Marston Green, Birmingham B40 1NT


Travel by car

The NEC is the perfect location for car travel – just 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, and at the heart of the UK motorway network. The postcode is B40 1NT. Coach & Bus UK is located in halls 17, 18 and 19.

With 16,500 spaces available, just follow the electronic signage or directions provided by the traffic team to get you to the right car park area. Free shuttle bus available.

Prepay for your parking online for £12 per day (if you pay on the day it’s £16), and receive exclusive food and drinks discount sent to you with your parking ticket.


Travel by Train

The NEC is right next to Birmingham International rail station and is clearly signposted. Many services run direct to Birmingham International. Otherwise you can catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street. There are regular services and the journey only takes 10-15 minutes. For further information call National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950 or visit the website.

Visitors to Euro Bus Expo are entitled to 20% off train travel to the venue with the NEC’s Travel Partner, Avanti West Coast. Click here for more information and to book.


Travel by Plane

Birmingham Airport is right on the NEC doorstep, and attracts thousands of international visitors every year. Simply take the free and fast air-rail link to Birmingham International Railway Station located at the upper level of Terminal 1. The train runs every two minutes and only takes 90 seconds. When you arrive just head straight through to the NEC.

Visit the NEC website for more travel information



Travel by bus or coach

Over 120 National Express and Megabus coach services run daily across the UK to Birmingham Airport. If you’re getting a bus in the West Midlands area, there are numerous options that will get you to the NEC via Network West Midland.

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Event Express, in association with Euro Bus Expo, have negotiated special discounted rates for attendees at a wide range of well-located hotels.
If you’re unsure of your exact requirements, Event Express also offer flexible cancellation policies, which allow you to make amendments and cancellations at no charge until closer to the show.
The Event Express service is completely free to use with no hidden charges and no booking or transaction fees, and the friendly reservations team will liaise directly with the hotels on your behalf.
Prices for hotels in close proximity to the NEC can be found via the link below.

Alternatively, you can contact Event Express on 01905 732737 or [email protected]