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Getting to Crufts

Map of the NEC Birmingham

Map of the NEC, car park & surrounding area

As the Kennel Club continues to plan the show, a layout of the stands, displays rings and competition rings will be available.

The show is held at the NEC in Halls 1, 2, 3, 3A, 4, 5 and the Arena.

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Road

The NEC is served by the M6 and M42 motorways and there are extensive car parking facilities on site. For the convenience of the public, shuttle buses operate from the car parks to the main entrance. 

For SatNav users the NEC postcode is B40 1NT.

Please note that parking charges at the NEC per day (payable on the day) are:

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Uber

Get to the NEC quickly with a free ride from Uber!

Sign up to the phone app and enjoy a free ride up to £15!* Use the code CRUFTS17 at uber.com/app.

You can download the phone app on the iTunes app store for iPhone users and Google Play store for Android users.

*First-time riders only. Not valid on UberPRODUCT. Expires 6/2/18.

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Virgin Trains

Make the most of 25% off Virgin Train travel when you book your tickets with Ticket Factory.

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London Midland

London Midland run services through the heart of England, connecting London, the Midlands and the North West. Visit www.londonmidland.com to book train tickets for any national rail journey with Advance fares from just £5 – there’s no fees and our cheapest fare finder will help you get the best deal.

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CrossCountry Trains

CrossCountry runs services to Birmingham from the North East, Manchester, the South coast, the South West and Wales. To buy tickets from anywhere in Great Britain to Birmingham visit www.crosscountrytrains.co.uk and save. Please check the website for the latest train running information. We are unfortunately not able to provide carriage for animals on rail replacement buses, with the exception of guide dogs.  

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Eurotunnel Le Shuttle

With Eurotunnel Le Shuttle your dog stays with you in the comfort of your car for the speedy 35-minute crossing to Folkestone. It is no wonder 68% of pets coming into the UK choose this stress free way to travel*.

With its direct motorway links, you will be on your way to the NEC at Birmingham as soon as you drive off the shuttle in the UK. Let your beloved dog join the one million happy pets who have already travelled with us! For more information visit: www.eurotunnel.com/pets or call the Contact Centre: 08443 35 35 35 (UK) 0810 63 03 04 (France) 070 22 32 10 (Belgium).

*Defra statistics correct as of 2013

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Air

The NEC is the busiest exhibition centre in Europe, hosting over 160 consumer and trade events and over 500 conferences and special events. It is located a short 15-minute walk from the airport via the Air-Rail Link and Birmingham International Station.

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Caravans & Motorhomes

Please note: The NEC DO NOT allow caravans or motorhomes to park on their premises overnight. 

For details of caravan parks near the NEC please visit the Caravan Club's website.

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