Travelling to SMW

Travelling to Scale ModelWorld by road

The International Centre, the venue for Scale ModelWorld,  has over 1500 car parking spaces onsite, within easy walking distance.

Sat nav postcode  TF3 4JH

From M6 northbound

  • Join M54 at M6/J10A.
  • Travel west to M54/J4.
  • Take the second exit and follow signs to The International Centre.
  • The venue is situated just over 2 miles from Junction 4.

From M6 Toll northbound

  • Leave M6 Toll at junction T8 (This equates to M6/J11)
  • Go straight ahead into A460 (Wolverhampton Road) towards Wolverhampton.
  • After 2.4 miles access M54/J1.
  • Take the third exit off the roundabout onto M54 direction Telford.
  • Travel west on M54 to J4. Take the second exit and follow signs to The International Centre.
  • The venue is situated just over 2 miles from Junction 4.

From M6 southbound

  • Leave M6 at junction 12.
  • Take A5 west for 1 mile to Gailey Island.
  • Take first left on to A449. Travel 3 miles to M54/J2.
  • Travel west on M54 to J4.
  • Take the second exit and follow signs to The International Centre.

Approximate drive times

  • from Birmingham City Centre: 45 minutes
  • from Manchester City Centre: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • from Bristol City Centre: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • from Leeds City Centre: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • from London (M25): 2 hours 15 minutes

Plan your journey with the help of AA Route Planner

Travelling to Scale ModelWorld by rail

  • There are regular services from Birmingham New Street, Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury
  • The International Centre is situated just over a mile from Telford Central Station and is only a few minutes’ drive by taxi
  • There is a free minibus service from the railway station during the show’s opening hours on both days
  • Alternatively, there is a regular bus service from the railway station

Visit National Rail Enquiries for train times and fares

Travelling to Scale ModelWorld by air

  • The International Centre is less than an hour by road from Birmingham International airport
  • There are rail connections from Birmingham International Station via Birmingham New Street