The International Convention Centre (ICC) is located in the heart of Birmingham on Broad Street and is a short walk or taxi ride from Birmingham New Street station.
Birmingham International Airport is located next to the National Exhibition Centre, within easy reach of Birminghams city centre. It has direct links to many European destinations and regular internal flights to and from parts of the UK an Ireland. The airport has two terminals. British Airways and British European Airways fly from the eurohub with all other services using the main terminal. More information can be found on their website www.bhx.com.
There is a free bus shuttle service between both terminals and Birmingham International railway station. Delegates can then take a short rail journey to Birmingham New Street station. There is also a 24-hour taxi service available.
Birmingham New Street station is the major hub of the rail network. It is serviced by all major train companies and is readily accessible from all parts of the country.
The station is approximately a 10-minute walk from the ICC and the route to the ICC is fully signposted from New Street station. From the Station, turn left onto Stephenson Street, left onto Navigation Street, right onto Suffolk Street and then left onto Broad Street-the ICC is approximately 100 meters on the right hand side. Alternatively take a taxi from the front of New Street Station.
For more information call the National Rail Enquiries hotline on 0845 748 4950 or visit www.rail.co.uk. For local transport enquires visit www.centro.org.uk.
Birmingham is directly accessible from the M6, M5, M1, M42 and M40. The ICC is clearly signposted from all major routes into the city. Parking is located at the National Indoor Arena-a short walk from the ICC. The car parks operate a pay and display system with over 2000 spaces available.
National Express Coaches also terminate at Digbeth coach station-a short taxi ride from the ICC. Contact the National Express hotline on 08705 808080 or visit www.nationalexpress.com
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