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Wireless Festival 2022

Starts 8 July 2022 until 10 July 2022

Last updated: 22 June 2022

What’s happening?

Gopuff Delivers Wireless Festival 2022 is taking place outdoors at the NEC Birmingham on the following dates:

  • Friday 8 July from 1:30pm until 10:30pm
  • Saturday 9 July from 11am until 10:30pm
  • Sunday 10 July from 11am until 10:30pm 

Travelling by train


The closest rail station to the venue is Birmingham International, which is a 25-minute walk away.


Please note that train stations will be very busy on your way to and from the festival. Ensure you allow enough time for your journey, as you may have to wait for an available train.


Trains run every 10 to 15 minutes from Birmingham New Street and Coventry. This journey is approximately 15 minutes. 


Last trains from Birmingham International:



  • 11:48pm to Birmingham New Street 

  • 11:52pm To Coventry 


There may be changes to rail services, so please plan ahead and visit National Rail for the most up-to-date information.

Travelling by bus


The closest bus stop to the venue is outside Birmingham International Rail Station, which is a 20 minute walk away.


Please note that bus stops will be very busy on your way to and from the festival. Ensure you allow enough time for your journey, as you may have to wait for an available bus.


There are two National Express bus services that serve this bus stop. Buses run every 20 minutes:



There may be changes to bus services, so please plan ahead and use our journey planner for the most up-to-date information.

Travelling by car


The NEC is clearly signposted from all motorways and major routes including the M42, M40 and M6.


Please ensure as you approach the venue you prioritise following signage towards the NEC and specifically Wireless Festival 2022. Using a sat nav will not take you directly to the car park or the festival. 


Please note that roads will be very busy on your way to and from the festival. Ensure you allow enough time for your journey, as there may be delays. 


Use our Disruptions page to plan ahead and follow @WMRoads on Twitter for the most up-to-date information. 



Parking


There are parking spaces available at the festival which must be booked in advance.


You will need to arrive with printed proof of your booking and display this whilst parked. You will not be able to enter the car park without this.


Details on how to find the car parks will be included on the parking ticket.


You cannot keep your car in the car park overnight, as the space will have been allocated for the festival the following day.


Pick up zones


There will be a pick-up and drop-off zone at the festival. This is for private hire vehicles and for family and friends coming to pick you up.


The allocated zone will be in car parks N11 and N12. Access to these zones is via the B4438 Bickenhill Parkway. There will be clear signage directing you to pick-up and drop-off zones. 






Please ensure you still have enough battery left on your phone at the end of the festival to contact and locate your lift. 





If you are not attending the festival


The area is expected to be busy from Friday 8 July until Sunday 10 July. Plan ahead and allow extra time for your journey. 


It will be especially busy around the festival start and finish. Please avoid travelling around these times if possible. 

Travel tips

You will still be able to get to where you need to go, but consider the following:

Use public transport wherever possible. This is to reduce congestion on key roads and junctions.
Travelling locally?. For short trips walking or cycling could be the fastest way to get around.