Trains to the Birmingham NEC
The nearest train station to Birmingham NEC is Birmingham International Rail Station. In fact, it is so close that you can reach the NEC without even going outside! Depending on where you began your journey, you may be able to travel directly by train to The NEC by alighting at Birmingham International. However, if your starting station does not provide a direct service to Birmingham International, you may need to change at Birmingham New Street first. The entrance to the NEC is situated on the right hand side as you exit the station and is clearly signposted.
About Birmingham NEC
Established in 1976, the Birmingham National Exhibition Centre (commonly known as the NEC) is an exhibition centre located in Birmingham, England. The centre has 200,000sqm of exhibition space spread over 20 halls and hosts over 500 events per year.
tel: 0121 780 4141
Opening times vary depending on the event. Visit the NEC website for more information.
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Travelling with a bicycle
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