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Contamination & Geotech Expo

Plan Your Visit


The NEC is right next to Birmingham International rail station. You can get to any of our halls quickly and conveniently, without having to step outside!

The NEC entrance is on the right hand side as you exit the station, and clearly signposted.

Many services run direct to Birmingham International. If yours doesn’t, you can catch a connecting train at Birmingham New Street. There are regular services, and the journey only takes 10-15 minutes. Buses to the NEC can be caught at Birmingham Moor Street and Solihull stations. For further information call National Rail enquiries on 08457 484950.

National Rail




Coach services are operated by National Express and Megabus, with over 120 daily services from acorss the UK to Birmingham Airport. From here you can get to the NEC in minutes on the free air-rail link.

Regular local buses depart from Birmingham City Centre. The 900 service runs every 15 mins during the day taking approximately 30 mins. The 97 service operates every 30 mins, 24hrs a day taking approximately 45 mins.

Local bus services also run every 30 mins throughout the day to Solihull (service 966) and Coventry (service 900).

National Express

Network West Midlands


If using a taxi or car is your only option for getting to the venue, please consider if there is anyone else that you could share the journey with.


NEC has teamed up with TOA Taxis to ensure a safe, friendly service is available to you 24/7 at the NEC

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 the NEC main entrances. For added convenience TOA Taxis accept all major credit cards, subject to a charge of 10%+VAT.

Other Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles

If you plan to arrive at the NEC using other Taxi or Private Hire provider you will be dropped off at either the Piazza drop off and pick up area or the Atrium entrance.

At the end of your visit if you choose to use TOA you can be picked up by the main entrance, or if you are being picked up by other Taxi or Private Hire provider, you will need to go to the Private Hire pick up area. You will find one located at either the Piazza or Atrium, a short walk from the main entrances.



The NEC is in the perfect location for car travel - 8 miles east of Birmingham city centre, and at the heart of the UK motorway network.

Postcode: B40 1NT

With 16,500 spaces available we’ve got plenty of room for you. Follow the electronic signage or directions provided by our traffic team to get you to the right car park area for your event. Once you’ve parked you can either take a free shuttle bus or walk to the halls using our sign posted footpaths.

Plan ahead for any journey. See how much you spend on petrol and diesel, whether it's your regular commute or a one-off trip. Use this fuel price calculator.




NuBreed Hotels are the official accommodation partners for Contamination Expo. They have secured a number of event-exclusive rates, specifically for our attendees which are guaranteed to be lower than booking anywhere else. All rooms include fully-flexible booking terms.

The Nubreed service is completely free to use with no hidden charges and no booking or transaction fees, and the friendly concierge team will liaise with the hotels directly on your behalf. For more information, please contact Nubreed directly via or call +44 (0)114 299 3444. Alternatively click the link below to book your accommodation online.



As part of our effort to put on a sustainable event we are no longer sending out badges by mail.

Exhibitors - You can register your ID badge via our ezone. Once you have registered you will be sent an email with a printable ticket. Should you not have access to a printer, there will be a reference number included in the email which you can use to print your ticket on arrival at the Contamination & Geotech Expo.

Attendees - Once you have registered for the event you will receive an email containing a printable ticket. Should you not have access to a printer, you will be able to retrieve your ticket at the Contamination & Geotech Expo using the email address you registered with.


You can be the first to know when registration opens for the Contamination & Geotech Expo when it returns to Birmingham's NEC on 13-14 September 2023.

If you like to be the first in the know then register your interest below!