There are many easy ways to get to Glee.

Arrive by car

All confirmed Glee visitors can enjoy free parking at the NEC, so that’s one less detail to worry about. 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.

Before you set off, use the Sat Nav address, The NEC, Birmingham, B40 1NT. Please be aware that a Sat Nav system will not direct you into an onsite car park. Upon arrival, please follow the clearly signposted directions to the NEC car park.

The NEC Birmingham is situated 8 miles East of Birmingham city centre, 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.

Arrive by train

The nearest train station to the NEC is Birmingham International, a five-minute walk under a covered bridge. You can also travel to Birmingham city’s central station which is Birmingham New Street. Regular trains connect Birmingham New Street to Birmingham International and the journey only takes approximately 10 minutes. London is only 80 minutes away and trains also run directly from many regional towns and cities.

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Arrive by coach

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

The 900 service runs every 15 minutes during the day taking approximately 30 minutes.

The 97 service operates every 30 minutes, 24 hours a day taking approximately 45 minutes.

Local bus services also run every 30 mins throughout the day to Solihull (service 966) and Coventry (service 900). For more information about local bus services, visit Network West Midlands.

Arrive by Eurostar

The Eurostar is an effective way to reach London in the United Kingdom when travelling from France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, or Switzerland. We highly recommend that you book early to secure the best price as fares can sometimes be as low as £29 return from Paris to London.

Arrive by air

Birmingham International Airport is located within the NEC complex. You can book flights directly to and from Birmingham International from most domestic and international airports.

Easy Jet   Ryanair   British Airways