17 April 2018 - NEC, Birmingham

The UK Infrastructure Show 2018 will take place on 17 April 2018 at Hall 10, NEC, Birmingham.

Opening times: 08:30-16:00

Venue Address:


Hall 10
B40 1NT 

When you arrive at the NEC, please follow the signs to HALL 10 (via Skywalk).

How to get to the NEC

The NEC is in a very central, accessible location at the heart of the Midlands transport network so there are many ways to get there.

By Plane:

Birmingham Airport is right next to the NEC – perfect for those flying in from the main UK Cities.

From the airport, simply take the free and fast Air-Rail Link to Birmingham International railway station and then it’s just a short walk to the NEC entrance. The Air-Rail Link runs every 2 minutes and takes just 90 seconds to reach the NEC

East Midlands Airport (EMA) – Distance: 40 miles

By Train:

Going to the NEC by train is easy and Virgin Trains are offering 25% off Advance fares, to view this offer please click here. 

Birmingham International station stops at the NEC and is connected to the venue by a short covered walkway.

Up to nine trains per hour run Monday to Saturday and up to six per hour on Sundays between Birmingham New Street and Birmingham International, with many other services connecting to Birmingham International from London Euston and the north.

Rail services run by London Midland, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry all call at Birmingham International.

By Car:

The NEC is in the perfect location for car travel – 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, and at the heart of the UK motorway network.

Postcode B40 1NT

Parking –there are 16,500 spaces available. Follow the electronic signage or directions provided by the traffic team to get you to the right car park area for your event (car park North 2-4). Once you’ve parked you can either take a free shuttle bus or walk to the halls using their signposted footpaths.

By Bus & Coach

Coach services are operated by National Express and Megabus, with over 120 daily services from across the UK to Birmingham Airport.  From here you can get to the NEC in minutes on the free air-rail link.

Regular local buses depart from Birmingham City Centre.  The 900 service runs every 15 mins during the day taking approximately 30 mins. The 97 service operates every 30 mins, 24hrs a day taking approximately 45 mins.

Local bus services also run every 30 mins throughout the day to Solihull (service 966) and Coventry (service 900).

By Taxi:

T.O.A black cabs are available at clearly marked ranks outside the NEC’s main entrances.

You can book T.O.A taxis by phone on 0121 427 8888 or 0800 0142 729 (free phone), online, via a mobile app or pick one up outside the NEC main entrances if available.


The Birmingham Convention Bureau lists a number of hotels which are within easy walking distance of the NEC.

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