Hotels and 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.

25% off travel with Virgin Trains

Book your travel to Traffex 2017 in advance with Virgin Trains and receive an amazing 25% off travel to the venue.

Travel to the NEC in style and speed - without the hassle of traffic jams and check-ins.

For more information, or to book your journey, click here.

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.


Zibrant have been appointed as the official accommodation agent for Traffex & Parkex 2017 at the NEC Birmingham.

Discounted rates have been secured at a broad selection of hotels in and around the surrounding area of the NEC. A full list of these hotels can be found by clicking here. If you wish to book a hotel that is not listed, please name the hotel you require when placing your booking.

How to book:

1. Click here to book online and see the hotel listings
2. Email your request to
3. Call our dedicated Traffex & Parkex team on +44 (0) 1332 285 590.



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

Birmingham airport


SAT: B40 1NT

The NEC is situated 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre; its central location ensures it is at the hub of the UK motorway network... 



Travel directly by train to The NEC by alighting at Birmingham International...

National Rail


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

National Express