Show Info

Opening Times

Friday 24th June 20229.30am - 4.00pm
Saturday 25th June 202210.00am - 4.00pm

Ticket Prices

Day TicketOnline AdvanceOn the Door
Parent/Family Carer£17.00£21.00
Autistic Adult and Concessions (in receipt of DLA or PIP, unemployed or student)£15.00£19.00
Child (aged 16 or under)FREEFREE
Parent/Family Carer Group Bookings (10 or more)£15.00N/A
Professional Group Bookings (10 or more)£18.00N/A
Booking Fee£1.50N/A
  • Online advance tickets will be available until 10am on the Friday of the show. After this time, all tickets will increase to the on the door rate
  • Please note that a £1.50 booking fee is applicable per advance order
  • Tickets allow entry for one day only but can be used on either day
  • Children aged 16 and under enter free of charge when accompanied by an adult
  • Proof of concession may be requested prior to entry into the event


NEC, Hall 3, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT

How To Get There

If you are travelling by car, 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. For Sat Nav purposes please use the postcode: B40 1NT. With 16,500 spaces available we’ve got plenty of room for you. Follow the electronic signage or directions provided by the traffic team to get you to the North Car Park which is being used for the event. Car park charges apply. Please click here to view all parking options. Once you’ve parked you can either take a free shuttle bus which will drop you off at Piazza 1 Entrance or walk to the halls using our sign posted footpaths. Enter through the Piazza 1 Entrance and The Autism Show is in Hall 3 directly in front of you. Disabled parking can be found inside Hall 16 which is accessible via Gate G3.

If you are travelling by train, the NEC is positioned immediately next to Birmingham International rail station. Once you alight from your train, follow signs for the NEC, and as you exit the station you will see the entrance leading into the venue on your right. Walk along the long corridor and descend the escalators or stairs into the main venue. You will see the entrance into The Autism Show immediately on your left, signed Hall 3. 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

If you are travelling by bus and coach, coach services are operated by National Express and Megabus, with over 120 daily services from across 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 you are travelling by taxi, TOA Taxis are available at clearly marked ranks outside the NEC’s main entrances. They’re an easy and convenient way to get to your hotels and the towns and attractions around the NEC. And as one of our appointed suppliers, TOA Taxis are committed to providing a reliable, good value service to enhance your NEC experience. You can book TOA Taxis by phone on 0121 427 8888 or online by clicking here.


Security Arches have been introduced throughout the venue for the safety of all visitors. When you enter the venue from the car park or from Birmingham International rail station, you will be required to walk through a security arch. This will be a quick and simple process. Helpful staff will be located beside the security arches to provide support if required.

For more information on travelling to the NEC Birmingham please click here.


Quiet Room

A Quiet Room is available for visitors. Please visit the Organiser’s Office within the hall to gain access.


Our Floor Plan

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