The NEC Birmingham

The NEC is just ten minutes by train from the centre of Birmingham and 80 minutes from London. Birmingham International airport and railway station are within the same complex as the NEC to make your journey more comfortable. 

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Travelling by train to NEC Birmingham

Travelling by train

Birmingham International train station is just a five-minute walk under a covered bridge link from the show, linking Education Show with all major cities in the UK. For real time information on services operating to and from Birmingham International railway station visit

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Travel by car to NEC Birmingham

Travelling by car

The NEC is situated 8 miles East of Birmingham city centre, at the hub of the UK motorway network. Visitors from any direction can travel to The NEC site directly using the following motorways - M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42.

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Travelling By air to NEC Birmingham

Travelling by air

The NEC is also easily accessible from all London airports. The most convenient is Birmingham Airport, once you've landed on Birmingham, you can take the Air-Rail Link which operates every two minutes and has a one-way travel time of 90 seconds. The link operates daily between 0515 and 0200, connecting the airport passenger terminals and The NEC. 

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