NEC, Birmingham - Hall 5


By Train

Birmingham international rail station is just a three-minute walk from hall 5 at the NEC.

The entrance to the NEC is clearly signposted on the right hand side as you exit the station.

Many services run direct to Birmingham international rail station. Alternatively, you can catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street, which takes 10-15 minutes. 

For further information or to book your ticket, please contact National Rail.



Bus services are available to the NEC from Birmingham Moor Street and Solihull stations.


By Car 

The NEC is signposted from all motorways and major routes, including the M42, M40 and M6. When you arrive at the NEC, follow the signs to the show, hall 5.

If using a SatNav, please input the following postcode: B40 1NT.

There are 16,500 spaces available at the NEC. Follow the electronic signage or directions provided by the NEC's traffic team to direct you to the right car park area for the PPMA Show event. A free shuttle bus is available to take you to hall 5.

We advise to pre-book your parking early.

Car Parking Options


By Plane 

The NEC is within close proximity to Birmingham International Airport (BHX).

There is a free AirRail Link to Birmingham International railway station, which is adjoining to the NEC.

The AirRail Link runs every two minutes and takes just 90 seconds to reach the NEC. It departs the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1 and operates daily between 05:15 and 02:00.



Enroute Taxis provide a service to the NEC.

Enroute Taxis Birmingham: 0121 000 2222

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Disabled Access 

The NEC has invested heavily to ensure all halls and facilities can be accessed by disabled visitors.

Click here for more information on access and parking, toilets, hearing assistance, medical facilities, mobility equipment hire and dedicated ticket lines.


Find out more by visiting the dedicated NEC PLUS Page.