Travel information

Where & When

Care Show takes place at: 
Hall 3
National Exhibition Centre (NEC)
B40 1NT

10 - 11 October 2017

By Rail

The NEC and the NEC Arena are served by Birmingham International station, connected by a covered bridgelink. London is only 90 minutes away and trains also run direct to many regional towns and cities. For up-to-the-minute rail information call 08457 48 49 50 or visit

By Road

Birmingham is at the hub of the UK motorway network, enabling visitors to travel directly from the M6, M1, M40 and M42. The NEC has its own on-site car parks with more than 20,000 spaces. Please note there is a daily charge of £12 for a car including all blue badge holders.

Click here to view a map of the location.

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By Coach

With 1,200 departure points throughout Britain National Express offers frequent, convenient low cost travel.

To buy your ticket visit, phone 08705 808080* or visit your National Express agent.

*£1 telephone booking fee applies.

By Air

Birmingham International Airport is only a short distance away from The NEC and The NEC Arena. To find out about the availability of flights call: +44 (0)121 767 5511.

Information for Disabled Visitors

Please click here to find out full information.

Book an Official Care Show Hotel

We've teamed up with Hotelmap to bring our visitors and exhibitors exclusive hotel discounts.

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