Event Venue

The Pharmacy Show 2017, National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham.

Driving to the NEC

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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. Visitors from any direction can travel to The NEC site directly using the following motorways - M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42. The NEC is signposted on motorways and major roads and is marked on most good maps. If you are travelling by car, we recommend that you allow plenty of time for your journey.

If you are using a satellite navigation system please enter the postcode B40 1NT to pinpoint the NEC. Please be aware that the Sat Nav system will not direct you into an onsite car park. Please follow the clearly signposted directions once in the vicinity of the venue.

Car Parking

The NEC has numerous car parks that are more broadly categorised into North, East, South and West. On your arrival at The NEC, traffic officers will direct you to the most convenient parking area for your event.

The NEC has designated car park spaces for visitors with disabilities. Car Parking charges are dependent upon the event you are attending, unless stated otherwise the cost of parking in an onsite car parking space is £8. All vehicles displaying blue badges will incur no car parking charges

Arrive by Train

The NEC is situated adjacent to Birmingham International Rail Station. 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 and get a connecting train from there.

Once off the train

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 is situated on the right hand side as you exit the station and is clearly signposted. Continue to walk along the covered walkway called the bridgelink where you can then follow signs to reach your exact destination

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