Travel Info

NEC, Birmingham · B40 1NT

The NEC is at the heart of the UK’s transport network. CLICK HERE for road, rail, bus and flight directions.

Please note– Daily car park charges apply. Pre-pay for parking and save 25% on daily rates HERE.

Avanti West Coast Trains

Get 20%* off Avanti West Coast Trains Advance tickets when travelling to the NEC. Travel to the venue in style and speed – without the hassle of traffic jams and check-ins. 

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What do I need to do to validate my ticket?

You need to make sure that you have confirmation that you are attending an event at the NEC with you when you are travelling (as the conductor may ask you for this).

Trainline SplitSave Tickets

Trainlines’s SplitSave, a new split-ticketing app feature, can be cheaper than buying a single ticket if you’re travelling on a long journey. Use the link below to check your fares.

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ExCeL, London · E16 1XL

By Car: Follow hdirections for Royal Docks, City Airport and ExCeL. There is easy access from the M25, M11, A406 and A13.

By Rail: The Jubilee Line and Docklands Light Railway (DLR) provide the quickest route to ExCeL.

By Air: London City Airport is located five minutes from ExCeL. Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted and Luton are also easily accessible.

EAL Cable Car: Arrive in style on the Emirates Air Line cable car for just £2.50 when you show your Cake International ticket/confirmation. The Emirates Air Line cable car transports you from North Greenwich in less than 10 minutes. You can also glide down and fly over the Thames with joint tickets with MBNA Thames Clippers. More information.


Plan your journey

Book pre-paid parking

Pay for parking in advance and save! 


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25% off travel with Virgin trains

Exhibitors and visitors can take advantage of 25% off train travel to Cake International!

Offer applicable on advance Virgin trains west coast main line routes/tickets only.

Advance tickets go on sale 12 weeks from the dates of travel.

Resorts World Birmingham

The perfect opportunity for exhibitors or visitors to relax after a day at Cake International at the complex’s restaurants, shops and spa!