Travel and Accomodation
Where is Food & Drink Expo?
Food & Drink Expo is located in Hall 6 at:
National Exhibition Centre
Tel: +44 (0) 121 780 4141
Monday 18 April 2016: 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 19 April 2016: 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 20 April 2016: 10am - 4pm
Food & Drink Expo will partner with PHR Plc to offer visitors to the show special accommodation rates.
For information on selected hotel accommodation, please click here
Please note you will need to use the event code FDE when entering the website.
Travelling to Food & Drink Expo
Food & Drink Expo by Road
The NEC is situated at the hub of the UK motorway network allowing visitors travelling from any direction to access the site directly via the 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 using a satellite navigation system please enter the postcode B40 1NT.
The NEC has its own on-site car parks located close to the exhibition halls (Food & Drink Expo is located in Hall 6) is Please refer to the NEC site map for more information.
Food & Drink Expo by Rail
The NEC is situated adjacent to Birmingham International Rail Station; so you can reach Food & Drink Expo without even stepping outside!
Depending on your start location, you can travel directly by train to The NEC by alighting at Birmingham International. Alternatively there is a connecting service to Birmingham International from Birmingham New Street.
For further information on travelling by train to Birmingham International Station, please contact National Rail enquiries:
Tel: 08457 484950
Food & Drink Expo by Air
Birmingham International Airport (BHX) is conveniently located close to the NEC and is served by over 20 international airlines providing scheduled flights from 34 destinations in the UK, Europe and America.
Just seconds from the NEC, the new Air-Rail Link provides a free and convenient way to travel between the Airport Passenger Terminals and Birmingham International Station and The NEC.
For flight information, visit the Birmingham International Airport website - www.birminghamairport.co.uk/
or call 0800 655 6470.