Travel and hotels
NB: If you intend to travel to the NEC by train, we understand that Staff on Southern, South Western Railway and Greater Anglia will strike for 48 hours from 8 November, and for 24 hours on Merseyrail and Arriva Rail North on 8 November. Please make appropriate allowances for this on your journey.
Highways UK is in NEC's Hall 17
It is open to the visitors as follows:
Wednesday 8 November, 0830-1730 (with receptions and supper event running to 2200)
Thursday 9 November, 0830-1700
You can access NEC directly from Birmingham International train station and Birmingham Airport.
If driving, NEC is off junction 6 of the M42. Set your satnav to B40 1NT; use NEC carparks as directed on the day
For train timetables and tickets try thetrainline.com
You'll find plenty more travel information here: http://www.thenec.co.uk/visiting-us/getting-here
Working with our official accommodation partner, Dial-a-Flight, we have secured special rates on hotels close to the NEC to suit all budgets. Do contact Dial-a-Flight here for details