Parking at the NEC
Disabled parking (pay on the day)
- Sign-posted disabled parking area for Blue badge holders
- Close to the halls for easy access throughout the day (subject to availability)
- Additional user-friendly disabled services available
- Pay with card on the day of your show
Save money, time & avoid payment queues by opting for pre-paid parking or upgrade to NEC Express Parking to get even closer to the halls.
Please be aware that the NEC is a private site. To protect the available space for those who are entitled to it, we reserve the right to inspect Blue Badges to ensure that they are only being used by those entitled to do so. If an inspection is refused then we reserve the right to refuse access and parking.
£16 per day
Motorcycle parking is free in all our external visitor car parks, excluding Express Parking, for NEC visitors attending our events.
Coaches – £20 per day
Mini buses – £15 per day
Shuttle Bus Service
Buses usually run from one hour before the show opens to one hour after the closing time. Please check the electronic signage at the bus stops for live information. We also have wheelchair accessible kneeling buses.
If you choose to walk from your car parks, please follow the finger post signage to the halls.
Electric Vehicle Charging Points
We have now installed 22 slow charging EV charging points for visitors with electric or hybrid vehicles. Available on a first come first served basis the points will deliver a minimum of 3.5kw/h and are availible in the following locations when the car parks are open [digital signage will direct you to the open public car parks on the day of your visit].
Two in North Car Park 2
Six in East Car Park 1
Six in South 7
If you would like to guarantee an EV charging point for the day, we’ve also got eight bookable points in our Premium NEC Express 1 Car Park.
Where available these can be booked here.
Charger use fees are outlined in the user guide below and normal parking fees also apply.
Please note: The charge points require a type 2 connector lead.
The NEC Charge Points User Guide can be found here