Travel

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 (approximately 10-15 minutes from Birmingham International Station) and get a connecting train from there. For further information on travelling by train to Birmingham International Station, please contact National Rail Enquiries.


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On Arrival

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 bridgelink is situated on the right hand side of the interchange and is clearly signposted. Continue walking along the bridgelink until you reach the entrance to The NEC.

 

Plane

Plane Birmingham International Airport (BHX) is just minutes away from the NEC...

Birmingham Airport

Car

The NEC is 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre at the hub of the UK road network... 

Parking

Train

You can travel directly by train to The NEC by alighting at Birmingham International...

National Rail

Bus

The National Express coach terminal is located in Digbeth in Birmingham city centre...

National Express

 

Information on how to get to the Ricoh Arena

TRAVEL UPDATES

The lat­est motorway traf­fic infor­ma­tion is available online from Highways England . We advise always checking when planning your route to the Ricoh Arena via road.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH

Take the M1 southbound, leave the M1 at junction 21, then at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the M69 (signposted Coventry, Birmingham)

Leave the M69 branching left (signposted Birmingham M6, Coventry North and Central A4600).

Keep in right-hand lane then continue forward (signposted Birmingham) joining the M6 at junction 2.

Leave the M6 at junction 3, then take 2nd exit onto Phoenix Way - A444 (signposted Coventry)

At the next roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Rowleys Green Lane.

At roundabout take 2nd exit onto Judds Lane.

Arrive at Ricoh Arena.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH-WEST

Take the M6 southbound.

Leave the M6 at junction 3 (signposted Coventry North) then at the roundabout take the 4th exit onto Phoenix Way - A444 (signposted Coventry).

At the next roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Rowleys Green Lane.

At roundabout take 2nd exit onto Judds Lane.

Arrive at Ricoh Arena.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH

Take the M40 northbound

Leave the M40 at junction 15, then at the roundabout take the 4th exit onto Warwick Bypass - A46 (signposted Coventry).

Continue forward to join the A444, take left hand lane (signposted City Centre) onto London Road - A4114.

Continue forward on London Road - until you reach the Ring Road.

Stay in right-hand lane and take 2nd exit onto the Ring Road.

Leave the Ring Road at junction 3 - at roundabout take 2nd exit onto Sky Blue Way.

Proceed forward over traffic lights.

At next roundabout, take 1st exit onto A444, signposted Nuneaton.

Continue forward on A444, straight on at roundabouts until you see the Ricoh Arena.

At the last roundabout adjacent to the Ricoh Arena on you right-hand side, take 3rd exit onto Rowleys Green Lane.

At roundabout take 2nd exit onto Judds Lane

Arrive at Ricoh Arena.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE SOUTH-EAST

Take the M1 northbound.

Taking the left hand lane, join the M6 motorway (signposted M6 The North West, Coventry North, Birmingham)

Leave the M6 at junction 3, then at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Phoenix Way - A444 (signposted Coventry)

At the next roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Rowleys Green Lane.

At roundabout take 2nd exit onto Judds Lane.

Arrive at Ricoh Arena.

DIRECTIONS FROM THE EAST

Take the A14 westbound.

Continue forward, then join the M6 motorway (signposted M6, The North West, Birmingham, Coventry)

Leave the M6 at junction 3 (signposted Coventry North) then at the roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Phoenix Way - A444 (signposted Coventry)

At the next roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Rowleys Green Lane.

At roundabout take 2nd exit onto Judds Lane.

Arrive at Ricoh Arena.