Travel information

We're closer than you think, and with the opening of Resorts World Birmingham, free visitor parking and exclusive rail fare discounts, your trip to kbb Birmingham is even easier and more exciting than ever.

Venue

The NEC is the UK's biggest exhibition and events venue, hosting more than 140 trade and consumer shows each year. Find out more on the NEC website.

National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham, B40 1NT

Tel: +44(0) 121 780 4141

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Birmingham

Birmingham is the UK's second largest city and a major international commercial hub.

Visit the NEC's newest addition, Resorts World Birmingham, for outlet shopping, nightlife and entertainment, boutique hotels and much more. 

Or, to find out more about what Birmingham city centre has to offer, see the Visit Birmingham website.

Accommodation

There are a number of hotels within the grounds of the NEC and surrounding area. We've teamed up with Hotelmap to bring our visitors and exhibitors exclusive hotel discounts.

For more information, visit the Hotels page.

Car

The NEC is situated 8 miles East of Birmingham city centre, at the hub of the UK's motorway networking. Plus, with free parking for all kbb Birmingham visitors, reaching us by car couldn't be easier.

Visitors from any direction can travel to The NEC directly via the M1, M5, M6, M40 and M42 motorways.

If you are using a satellite navigation system please enter the postcode B40 1NT.

Find out more on the NEC website.

Train

Our location adjacent to Birmingham International Rail Station means you can reach kbb Birmingham without even stepping outside.

Regular trains connect Birmingham New Street to Birmingham International in around ten minutes. London is only 80 minutes away and trains also run direct to many regional towns and cities.

kbb Birmingham visitors can now enjoy a 25% discount on all Virgin rail fares. Find out more and plan your journey today.

Air

Birmingham International Airport is located within the NEC complex. Once you've grabbed your luggage it takes just minutes to reach the NEC.

Alternative nearby airports include:

The NEC is also easily accessible from all London airports. Plan your route now.