You can book over the phone by calling 0121 427 8888 or 0800 0142 729, online or via their handy app. Alternatively, pick one up at the clearly marked ranks outside our main entrances. For added convenience TOA Taxis accept all major credit cards, subject to a charge of 10%+VAT
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By Bus / Coach
From here you can get to the NEC via the free air-rail link, which takes just 90 seconds and runs every two minutes.
Jumping on a bus in Birmingham City Centre? You’ll want the X1 service (every 15 minutes) or the 97A (every 30 minutes). Local services also run from Solihull (966) and Coventry (900). Choices, choices.
Arrive by Coach
The National Express coach station is located in Digbeth in Birmingham city centre.
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Travel from Digbeth to The NEC
National Express run services between Digbeth coach station and Birmingham International Airport. Click here for information on travelling from Birmingham International Airport to The NEC.
The 900 service travels from Digbeth to Birmingham International Station and has a daytime frequency of 20 minutes. The 900 will drop you at Birmingham International Interchange with a journey time of approximately 25 minutes. Click here for information on travelling from Birmingham International to The NEC.
Birmingham New Street station is approximately an 11 minute walk from Digbeth coach station.Click here for information on travelling by train to The NEC.
The NEC is approximately a 10 mile journey by taxi from Digbeth coach station. Black cabs are the safest way to travel and each vehicle carries 5 people with luggage.