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.

NEC 20% Virgin Trains Advance Fare discount

Simply book your journey to the NEC using the link below and the 25% discount will be automatically applied to your booking:

Booking link  

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).

Please note: Virgin Trains will no longer be operating the West Coast Mainline service after 8th December 2019. From this date onwards, it will be operated by First Trenitalia. The NEC 20% off Advanced ticket fares offer is still valid on all Advance ticket bookings made up to and including 8th December 2019, even if travel is after the 8th December operator switchover. 

Official Virgins Trains Statement

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!