Hilton Birmingham Metropole is situated next to the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) on the outskirts of Birmingham.
The hotel is a short walk from the NEC, Genting Arena and Birmingham International Train Station while Birmingham Airport is a short mono rail ride from the NEC.
Below a various travel directions for people attending the Awards.
Travel by Air
There are flights into Birmingham International Airport from most main city airports in the UK. On arriving at the airport head for the NEC/train station mono rail which will take you to the main Birmingham International rail station.
From their you can either use the free telephone (signposted with the Hilton logo, located next to the Subway restaurant) to call for a courtesy shuttle bus to to take you to the hotel, or you can walk through the NEC and out around the lake to the hotel in about 10 minutes.
Birmingham International Railway Station is a mainline station with direct connections to London and most other major cities in the UK. The main station in Birmingham is Birmingham New Street Station and numerous trains run between it and Birmingham International Station throughout the day, with the journey normally taking around 10-15 minutes depending on the time of day.
On arriving at Birmingham International Station, use the courtesy telephone (adjacent to Subway) to ask for the hotel bus to pick you up. The journey from Birmingham International Station to Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel takes 5 minutes by courtesy bus. The 24-hour service runs every 30 minutes.The bus stop is Bus Stop C and located next to the taxi rank in the bus depot
If you would prefer to walk you can take an easy stroll through the NEC then out around the lake to the Hilton Hotel in around 10 minutes.