Trains to Resorts World

Getting to Resorts World Birmingham by train

Reaching Resorts World Birmingham at Birmingham NEC via train is the most convenient option. The closest railway station is Birmingham International, which is just a 10-minute walk through the NEC's walkway. If you prefer, you can also use the stairs or lifts at the station entrance to descend to Perimeter Way and follow the signs leading to Resorts World.

Purchase your train tickets to Resorts World Birmingham, or for more information see our live departure and arrival times.


Birmingham International (BHI)

Birmingham International station
Stationlink Road
West Midlands
National Exhibition Centre
B40 1PA
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Birmingham International station information

Staffing level Full time
Information systems
  • DepartureScreens
  • ArrivalScreens
  • Announcements
Station operator Avanti West Coast
Ticket office opening times

Ticket Machines can be found in the main Booking Hall area.

  • Monday to Friday: 05:40 - 21:00
  • Saturday: 06:15 - 21:00
  • Sunday: 08:15 - 21:00
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Smartcards issued here No
Top up Smartcards here Yes
Validate Smartcards here Yes
Smartcards information

Validators on gates only. Ticket machines and booking office for pre purchased collection and only ticket machines for purchase

Penalty fares VT
Top up Smartcards here Yes
Customer service information

Except Christmas Day & Boxing Day

Left luggage

Available: No

Lost property

Available: Yes

First class lounge opening times


Up the stairs from the platforms, lift available

Tickets Accepted

Avanti West Coast Business, First Open or Advance First tickets. You can only enter the lounge on the travel date shown on your ticket.


Dedicated business areas are fully equipped with desks, power points and screens with updated train information.


Tea, coffee, soft drinks.


Wi-Fi is available


No showers are available

  • Monday to Friday: 05:30 - 20:00
  • Saturday: 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
Seated area
Waiting room

Seating available on all platforms. Waiting rooms available on all platforms apart from Platform 1.

Station buffet

The accessible toilets are located on the Concourse. There is a Changing Places toilet on the station concourse, accessed using a RADAR key

Baby changing facilities
Post box
ATM machine

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here .


08000 158 123 (08000 158 124 Textphone)


Staff help

The Passenger Assistance meeting point is past the ticket gates on the concourse. Please talk to a member of staff either in person or via the help point. Staff assistance is available at all times during the stations opening hours for boarding and alighting. Turn up and go is available although booking recommended.

  • Sunday: 07:30 - 02:00
  • Monday to Friday: 05:30 - 02:00
  • Saturday: 05:30 - 02:00
Induction loop available Yes
Ticket machine
Accessible booking office counter available
Ramp for train access available
Accessible taxis information
National Key toilets available

The accessible toilets are located on the Concourse. There is a Changing Places toilet on the station concourse, accessed using a RADAR key

Step free access

Category A - This station has step-free access to all platforms / the platform

Ticket gates
Impaired mobility set down available
Car park 1 Station Car Park
Car park 1 operator Avanti West Coast
Car park 1 spaces 2124
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 charges
  • Daily: £12.50
  • Monthly: £132.00
  • Three monthly: £374.00
  • Annual: £1,200.00
Car park 1 contact details


For information on how to get to the car park, plus work out the cost of your stay, visit the Avanti West Coast website.

Different rates apply to non rail users, please speak to a member of staff.


Onward travel

Information to plan your onward journey is available in a printable format here

Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage spaces 45
Cycle storage sheltered Yes
Cycle storage CCTV Yes
Cycle storage location

18 cycle stands plus a cycling compound with 27 spaces available at the front of the station (please see staff for more information)

Cycle storage information

4 x hoops under NEC link by bus stands (2 x cycles per hoop = 8 spaces)

10 stands in shelter short stay car park

Cycling compound with 27 spaces available at the front of the station

Cycle storage types
  • Compounds
  • Stands
  • Racks
Cycle hire

Brompton Bike Hire is available at the station. They have two tariffs to chose from; frequent and leisure. Each has an annual membership fee and a daily hire charge. Please click here for more information.

Rail replacement information

Rail replacement coach services can be found at the front of the station opposite the entrance to the long stay car park.

Taxi rank

Birmingham International Station is directly connected to Birmingham Airport by the free 'Air-Rail Link' people mover.

The Air-Rail Link take two minutes to get to the airport and operates between 03:30 and 00:30 daily.

For customers heading to Birmingham Airport requiring assistance, staff will be available to provide assistance to the Air-Rail Link where there is an intercom available to advise Birmingham Airport of your arrival for assistance at the Airport.

Departures and arrivals from Birmingham International

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About Birmingham International station

Birmingham International station is open from early morning until late at night with ticket machines offering pre-purchase collection options for convenience. The station is equipped with CCTV for security.

About The Resorts World Birmingham

Resorts World Birmingham is one of the UK's largest entertainment complex, offering a multitude of shopping, dining and entertainment options under one roof. The centre features over 50 shops, 18 bars, restaurants and a casino making it the ideal destination for a whole day of entertainment, shopping and relaxation for all ages.

Unleash your inner fashionista and indulge in a shopping spree among the diverse collection of shops and outlet stores offering incredible savings. You can revamp your wardrobe, accessorise with style and furnish your home with unique finds, or check out the latest beauty finds without breaking the bank.

Whether you're drawn to Nike sportswear, Kurt Geiger's sophisticated footwear, Levi’s jeans, Next's everyday essentials, Trespass’s outdoor gear or Lindt's irresistible chocolates, Resorts World Birmingham’s outlet stores cater for every taste and budget.

To fuel your shopping spree, Resorts World Birmingham offers a variety of places to eat and drink, , ranging from quick bites with popular chains to a caffeine fix or an upscale dining experience for those who appreciate the finer things in life. For a unique experience, head to the fifth-floor Sky Bar and Restaurant , where you can enjoy breathtaking cityscape views while sipping on delicious cocktails.

Plenty of restaurants also cater to dietary needs, including halal, gluten-free, or vegan options, meaning everyone can enjoy a memorable dining experience.

Families can make the most of a world of entertainment at their fingertips with plenty of fun activities to keep everyone entertained. Arcade fun and VR gaming at Vortex , test your logic skills at Escape Hunt or challenge your friends at ten-pin bowling at Hollywood Bowl .

For a laid-back adventure, catch a blockbuster movie at Cineworld , offering special Tuesday screenings for parents with babies and convenient nappy-changing facilities. While autism-friendly screenings on the first Sunday of every month feature reduced sound and mid-level lighting.

For an exciting night, you could try your luck at the slots or table games at the on-site Resorts World Casino *.

After a day of exploration, unwind at The Genting Hotel, , a luxurious landmark offering spacious guestrooms and the rejuvenating Santai Spa. Treat yourself to a soothing massage and unwind completely in the pool, lounge on hot-stone chairs or enjoy the outdoor hot tub.

Resorts World Birmingham is also conveniently located just across the lake from the NEC Birmingham , making it the perfect destination for those attending exhibitions or events at the venue. The state-of-the-art Resorts World Arena is directly opposite, promising electrifying live music, comedy and theatre performances from some of the world's top global acts.

When is the best time to visit Resorts World Birmingham?

Resorts World Birmingham is open every day except Christmas Day. To avoid any crowds during major NEC exhibitions or Arena shows, consider planning your visit outside these periods. If you're travelling with children, Guest Services offers wristbands for kids to prevent them from getting lost.

What other attractions and activities near The Resorts World Birmingham

If you're craving a break from the retail therapy, whether you're into climbing, biking, or off-road exploration, these attractions promise a satisfying diversion for the shopping enthusiast in you.

The Bear Grylls Adventure offers excitement for thrill-seekers of all ages. Conquer the world-class climbing walls that mimic iconic peaks, test your agility on the demanding Royal Marines assault course or experience the exhilarating rush of indoor skydiving. For those who love precision sports, axe throwing is your chance to show off your aim. For those craving an extra thrill, take on an adrenaline-pumping cage dive with sharks.

For motorcycle enthusiasts, the National Motorcycle Museum is a must-visit with more than 1,000 bikes. Get behind the handlebars yourself in the immersive motorcycle simulator and experience the thrill of riding on some of the world's most iconic racetracks. And for the ultimate adrenaline rush, gear up for the pit lane experience and get a glimpse into the world of professional racing.

Take a behind-the-scenes Land Rover Experience tour of the Jaguar Land Rover factory in Solihull from concept to completion. And for those who love to experience the thrill of off-roading, take a thrilling test-drive of their impressive range of Land Rover models. Suitable for adventurers aged 11 and up, this is your chance to put these vehicles to the test and experience the exhilaration of conquering different terrains.

Handy tip: When you travel with West Midlands Railway, get an exclusive 2FOR1 entry to some of the UK’s top attractions.

Also, be sure to check out our £2.80 Evening Return Tickets (for any two stations in West Midlands rail zones 1-5).