Hotel and Travel


Discounted hotel rates

We have exclusive hotel deals for attendees at Multimodal. These special offers can be booked online or by telephone via our official hotel supplier BCD Meetings & Events (also known as Zibrant).   Please be aware of any other agencies purporting to be our official supplier.

Official hotel booking support

Hotel booking for Multimodal is being managed by Zibrant (now BCD Meetings & Events) and HotelMap. If you would like assistance with your hotel booking, you can contact me, the dedicated hotel adviser for this event. My email address is - Send me your requirements, phone number and Event Reference Code MGMSL and I will get back to you with hotel options - You can also phone me, seven days a week, on +44 (0) 207 870 4100.

PLEASE NOTE: In July 2016 Zibrant Ltd was acquired by the BCD Travel group, and as of the 1st January 2018 Zibrant will trade as BCD Meetings & Events Ltd. All correspondence will refer to BCD Meetings & Events but please be aware this may still be issued by a Zibrant email address during the transition period. If you have any queries or concerns and would like to discuss please do not hesitate to contact the team on +44 (0)1332 285590

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By Car

You’ll find the NEC clearly signposted from all motorways and major routes including the M42, M40 and M6 - just pop B40 1NT in your sat nav. When you arrive at the NEC don’t follow your satnav anymore, look out for the Multimodal signs. Then, simply jump on the free shuttle bus or take a leisurely stroll along the signposted footpaths.

Keep up to date with what’s happening on the roads – plan your journey in advance and find out the latest traffic information, available on Highways England’s website.






Direct services run all day, however if you’re travelling from further afield you may need to catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street, which is less than a 15-minute journey away.  For more information, visit National Rail or call them on 08457 484950.

For a 20% discount on Virgin Trains visit the link


Bus and Coach

Over 120 National Express and Megabus coach services run daily across the UK to Birmingham Airport.

From Birmingham Airport you can get to the NEC via the free air-rail link, which takes just 90 seconds and runs every two minutes.

There are numerous options that will get you to the NEC from the West Midlands area. Check out the Network West Midland link to plan your journey.

Click above to access NEC plus and find out more about discounts on travel to NEC, Parking, Resorts World and more.


From Birmingham Airport simply take the free and fast air-rail link to Birmingham International Railway Station located at the upper level of Terminal 1. The train runs every two minutes and only takes 90 seconds. When you arrive just head straight through to the NEC.