Arrive by Train
The NEC is situated adjacent to Birmingham International Rail Station; if you are coming to a show at The NEC you can reach any of our halls without stepping outside!
Depending on your origin station you can travel directly by train to The NEC by alighting at Birmingham International. If your point of origin does not provide a service directly to Birmingham International you will need to travel to Birmingham New Street first and get a connecting train from there.
For further information on travelling by train to Birmingham International Station, please contact either National Rail enquiries:
> Tel: 08457 484950
> National Rail website
or Cross Country Trains: www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk<
Birmingham New Street
Birmingham New Street Station is a short journey of approximately 10-15 minutes from Birmingham International Station.
Once off the train
Once you have arrived at Birmingham International Rail Station take the stairs or lift from any platform up to the station interchange. The entrance to The NEC is situated on the right hand side as you exit the station and is clearly signposted. Continue to walk along the covered walkway called the bridgelink where you can then follow signs to reach your exact destination.
Alternatively, you can call our dedicated Cross Country Trains JourneyCare team to book assistance and buy your tickets. Please give us at least 24 hours notice before you intend to travel if arranging assistance by telephone or textphone. Lines are open 08.00 – 20.00 Monday to Saturday (except Christmas Day and Boxing Day).
- Telephone: 0844 811 0125
- Textphone: 0844 811 0126