The UK's most international event venue
With Birmingham International Airport located conveniently just a few short minutes away, The NEC is unquestionably the most internationally well connected venue in the UK.
The airport is served by 20 international airlines flying to 34 destinations across the UK, Europe and North America. And don't forget, the train station, also located by the venue, can get you to London in 1 hour, allowing easy access to Heathrow, Gatwick, and other regional airports.
From the airport, simply take the free and fast Air-Rail Link to Birmingham International railway station and then it’s just a minute walk the to the NEC entrance.
The Air-Rail Link runs every 2 minutes and takes just 90 seconds to reach the NEC. It leaves the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1, and operates daily between 5:15am and 2:00am.