Plan your visit

Discover your transport options and plan your journey to the event

When and where?

Please note that this event is strictly over 16s.

Dates and times:
Tuesday, 11 February 2025, 10am – 5pm

Wednesday, 12 February 2025, 10am – 4pm

National Exhibition Centre (NEC), Halls 3 & 3a Birmingham, B40 1NT

Admission Price:


Please travel in a sustainable manner if possible, we are doing everything we can to look after our planet while also giving you the best possible show to attend at the same time. See you all soon! 

The NEC is in the perfect location for car travel – 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, and at the heart of the UK motorway network.

Parking – With 16,500 spaces available the NEC has got plenty of room for you. Follow the electronic signage or directions provided by the NEC traffic team to get you to the right car park area for your event. Once you’ve parked you can either take a free shuttle bus or walk to the hall using the signposted footpaths.

National Express coaches run services between Digbeth coach station, near Birmingham city centre, to Birmingham Airport. From the airport you can get to the NEC in minutes.

Birmingham New Street station is approx. 11 minutes walk from Digbeth coach station.

The NEC is approximately 10 miles by taxi from the coach station at Digbeth.

There are also buses from Digbeth via Moor Street Bus/Rail Interchange (also in Birmingham city centre): the 900 local bus service runs every 20 minutes during the day, journey time approximately 30 minutes.


The Birmingham International Airport is located conveniently just a few short minutes away from The NEC.

The airport is served by 20 international airlines flying to 34 destinations across the UK, Europe and North America. And don’t forget, the train station, also located by the venue, can get you to London in 1 hour, allowing easy access to and from Heathrow, Gatwick, and other regional airports.

From the airport, simply take the free and fast Air-Rail Link to Birmingham International railway station and then it’s just a minute walk to the NEC entrance.

The NEC is located a five-minute walk away from Birmingham International rail station. You can get to the hall quickly and conveniently, without having to step outside!


Looking to get a taxi to and from the NEC? Enroute taxi is providing the service for those who want/need it. Visit the link below to book with them.


HotelMap are the preferred supplier for accommodation for this event. The NEC complex has many hotels covering all budgets.

To avoid disappointment and get the best rates, please book early.

Tel: +44 (0) 1335 345655

What can you do while at the NEC?

There is a hotel nearby (The Genting Hotel) that has plenty to offer in terms of after show hours. Dependent on how you want to spend your time after a long day, there is something for everyone. Here is a list of the various places they have: 

  • Santai Spa (including a swimming pool, spa area with Jacuzzis etc, masseuses, and more)
  • A leisure club (including a gym)
  • Multiple bars and restaurants 
  • A sky bar and restaurant 
  • Various entertainment (Cinema, bowling alley, virtual reality games, outdoor adventures, escape rooms, and more!)
  • Outlet shopping (Stores include Nike, Lindt, Levi’s, Next, and The North Face.)
  • Resorts World Casino