PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES

The world class Utilita Arena Birmingham (formerly the Barclaycard Arena) – home to the Championships for the past 25 years – is located in the beating heart of Birmingham city centre.

Each year, over 30,000 fans descend on city.
Birmingham is served with excellent road, rail and airport links making it easy for people all over the globe to attend.

Click the links below to plan your journey.

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TRAVEL BY CAR

The Utilita Arena Birmingham is situated in Birmingham city centre; its central location ensures it is at the hub of the UK motorway network. Visitors from any direction can travel to the Utilita Arena Birmingham using the following motorways – M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42.The Barclaycard Arena is signposted on motorways and major roads and is marked on most maps.

If you decide to travel by car, we recommend that you allow plenty of time for your journey.

Live traffic updates can found at: www.highways.gov.uk/traffic-information

SAT NAV

If you are using a satellite navigation system please enter the postcode B1 2AA to pinpoint us. Please be aware that the Sat Nav system will not direct you into The Utilita Arena Birmingham car parks. Please follow the clearly signposted directions once in the vicinity of the venue.

CARPARK

The  Utilita Arena Birmingham has over 2,000 on-site car park spaces across four car parks. For more details on parking charges, click here.

Other nearby options are available, the closest being in Brindley place which you can access via Sheepcote Street or Cambridge Street, just a quick walk from the Utilita Arena Birmingham.

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TRAVEL BY TRAIN

The Utilita Arena Birmingham is best served by Birmingham New Street Station, Moor Street, Snow Hill and Five Ways train stations – all of which are just a short distance from the venue
Rail services operate regularly from Birmingham New Street Station to several major UK cities, including London Euston and Manchester Piccaddilly.

Birmingham International Airport is connected to Birmingham International Station by the Air-Rail link.

AIR-RAIL LINK

The Air-Rail Link is a free, speedy and convenient way to travel between the Airport Passenger Terminals and Birmingham International Station.

The monorail service leaves the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1 and connects straight to Birmingham International Station.

It takes takes two minutes to get to the station and operates between 03:30 and 00:30 hours daily. Between 00:30 and 02:00 hours there is a courtesy bus in operation. Please use bus stop D from the Airport Terminal and bus stop Sb at the Train Station.

The map below shows the walking route from Birmingham New Street station to the arena.

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Travel | All England Badminton | YONEX

TRAVEL BY PLANE

All our international players, support staff and fans fly into Birmingham International Airport (BHX), which is conveniently located next to Birmingham International Station.

There is a frequent service operating to Birmingham New Street station and travellers can then access the city centre and the Barclaycard Arena conveniently by train or road via the Air Rail link.

AIR-RAIL LINK

The Air-Rail Link is a free, speedy and convenient way to travel between the Airport Passenger Terminals and Birmingham International Station.
The monorail service leaves the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1 and connects straight to Birmingham International Station.

It takes takes two minutes to get to the station and operates between 03:30 and 00:30 hours daily. Between 00:30 and 02:00 hours there is a courtesy bus in operation. Please use bus stop D from the Airport Terminal and bus stop Sb at the Train Station.

Travel | All England Badminton | YONEX
Travel | All England Badminton | YONEX

TRAVEL BY CAR

The Arena Birmingham is situated in Birmingham city centre; its central location ensures it is at the hub of the UK motorway network. Visitors from any direction can travel to the Arena Birmingham using the following motorways – M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42.The Barclaycard Arena is signposted on motorways and major roads and is marked on most maps.

If you decide to travel by car, we recommend that you allow plenty of time for your journey.

Live traffic updates can found at: www.highways.gov.uk/traffic-information

SAT NAV

If you are using a satellite navigation system please enter the postcode B1 2AA to pinpoint us. Please be aware that the Sat Nav system will not direct you into The Arena Birmingham car parks. Please follow the clearly signposted directions once in the vicinity of the venue.

CARPARK

The Arena Birmingham has over 2,000 on-site car park spaces across four car parks. For more details on parking charges, click here.

Other nearby options are available, the closest being in Brindley place which you can access via Sheepcote Street or Cambridge Street, just a quick walk from the Arena Birmingham.

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Travel | All England Badminton | YONEX

TRAVEL BY TRAIN

The Arena Birmingham is best served by Birmingham New Street Station, Moor Street, Snow Hill and Five Ways train stations – all of which are just a short distance from the venue
Rail services operate regularly from Birmingham New Street Station to several major UK cities, including London Euston and Manchester Piccaddilly.

Birmingham International Airport is connected to Birmingham International Station by the Air-Rail link.

AIR-RAIL LINK

The Air-Rail Link is a free, speedy and convenient way to travel between the Airport Passenger Terminals and Birmingham International Station.

The monorail service leaves the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1 and connects straight to Birmingham International Station.

It takes takes two minutes to get to the station and operates between 03:30 and 00:30 hours daily. Between 00:30 and 02:00 hours there is a courtesy bus in operation. Please use bus stop D from the Airport Terminal and bus stop Sb at the Train Station.

The map below shows the walking route from Birmingham New Street station to the arena.

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Travel | All England Badminton | YONEX

TRAVEL BY PLANE

All our international players, support staff and fans fly into Birmingham International Airport (BHX), which is conveniently located next to Birmingham International Station.

There is a frequent service operating to Birmingham New Street station and travellers can then access the city centre and the Barclaycard Arena conveniently by train or road via the Air Rail link.

AIR-RAIL LINK

The Air-Rail Link is a free, speedy and convenient way to travel between the Airport Passenger Terminals and Birmingham International Station.
The monorail service leaves the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1 and connects straight to Birmingham International Station.

It takes takes two minutes to get to the station and operates between 03:30 and 00:30 hours daily. Between 00:30 and 02:00 hours there is a courtesy bus in operation. Please use bus stop D from the Airport Terminal and bus stop Sb at the Train Station.

Travel | All England Badminton | YONEX
Travel | All England Badminton | YONEX

TRAVEL BY CAR

The Arena Birmingham is situated in Birmingham city centre; its central location ensures it is at the hub of the UK motorway network. Visitors from any direction can travel to the Arena Birmingham using the following motorways – M1, M5, M6, M6 Toll, M40 and M42.The Barclaycard Arena is signposted on motorways and major roads and is marked on most maps.

If you decide to travel by car, we recommend that you allow plenty of time for your journey.

Live traffic updates can found at: www.highways.gov.uk/traffic-information

SAT NAV

If you are using a satellite navigation system please enter the postcode B1 2AA to pinpoint us. Please be aware that the Sat Nav system will not direct you into The Arena Birmingham car parks. Please follow the clearly signposted directions once in the vicinity of the venue.

CARPARK

The Arena Birmingham has over 2,000 on-site car park spaces across four car parks. For more details on parking charges, click here.

Other nearby options are available, the closest being in Brindley place which you can access via Sheepcote Street or Cambridge Street, just a quick walk from the Arena Birmingham.

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Travel | All England Badminton | YONEX

TRAVEL BY TRAIN

The Arena Birmingham is best served by Birmingham New Street Station, Moor Street, Snow Hill and Five Ways train stations – all of which are just a short distance from the venue
Rail services operate regularly from Birmingham New Street Station to several major UK cities, including London Euston and Manchester Piccaddilly.

Birmingham International Airport is connected to Birmingham International Station by the Air-Rail link.

AIR-RAIL LINK

The Air-Rail Link is a free, speedy and convenient way to travel between the Airport Passenger Terminals and Birmingham International Station.

The monorail service leaves the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1 and connects straight to Birmingham International Station.

It takes takes two minutes to get to the station and operates between 03:30 and 00:30 hours daily. Between 00:30 and 02:00 hours there is a courtesy bus in operation. Please use bus stop D from the Airport Terminal and bus stop Sb at the Train Station.

The map below shows the walking route from Birmingham New Street station to the arena.

Travel | All England Badminton | YONEX
Travel | All England Badminton | YONEX

TRAVEL BY PLANE

All our international players, support staff and fans fly into Birmingham International Airport (BHX), which is conveniently located next to Birmingham International Station.

There is a frequent service operating to Birmingham New Street station and travellers can then access the city centre and the Barclaycard Arena conveniently by train or road via the Air Rail link.

AIR-RAIL LINK

The Air-Rail Link is a free, speedy and convenient way to travel between the Airport Passenger Terminals and Birmingham International Station.
The monorail service leaves the airport from the upper level of Terminal 1 and connects straight to Birmingham International Station.

It takes takes two minutes to get to the station and operates between 03:30 and 00:30 hours daily. Between 00:30 and 02:00 hours there is a courtesy bus in operation. Please use bus stop D from the Airport Terminal and bus stop Sb at the Train Station.

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