Travel and accommodation

History of Games 2024 is being held at Birmingham City University, in the heart of Birmingham, UK.

Conference venue – The Parkside Building. Image courtesy of Birmingham City University.

Getting to the venue

The conference venue will be the Parkside Building, 5 Cardigan Street, B4 7BD. The venue is around a 25 minute walk from the city centre.

By rail:

Birmingham is served by two mainline stations – Birmingham New Street in the City Centre (20 minute walk to venue) and Birmingham International for the airport and NEC. Snow Hill and Moor Street train stations are also in the city centre.

By car (including taxi/uber):

The nearest car park is Millennium Point Multi Storey Car Park, which is situated just behind the Parkside Building. The postcode for sat navs (Millennium Point NCP car park) is B4 7AP. Birmingham is well served by taxis and Uber (you can download the Uber app and set up an account before arriving).

By air:

Birmingham International Airport is located under 10 miles from the Parkside Building, and has its own railway station with direct links to Birmingham New Street.

For further information on how to find us, please visit the Birmingham City University City Centre Campus Map and Directions page.


Places to stay

Birmingham has a wide range of accommodation options and there should be something to suit every budget.

Closest accommodation options

Clayton Hotel

Aloft Birmingham Eastside

Premier Inn Birmingham City Centre (Exchange Square) Hotel

Where to search

We suggest using or similar to explore different options in the city. Birmingham is also host to a range of options.

Getting around

Birmingham is well served by taxi and Uber, and has a variety of local railway stations, so if you choose to stay outside of the city centre you should still find getting to the venue straightforward. If you have specific accessibility requirements, the Visit Birmingham Accessibility Information page may be of use.