AMG invested £5.5m in its latest 45,000sq ft development, three state of the art venues that can operate independently as well as simultaneously. With an exceptionally busy diary, O2 Academy Birmingham actively supports new and developing talent in O2 Academy2 and O2 Academy 3, through to gigs by top international artists for over 3,000 fans in its main auditorium.
All events at every venue: Under 25’s will require ID in order to purchase alcohol Under 14’s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18+ O2 Academy Birmingham permits the use of blue, green and purple-tipped electronic cigarettes inside the venue. Red and orange-tipped electronic cigarettes are not permitted.
For events in Academy 1: Stalls and Balcony only It is recommended that tickets for under 14’s are purchased on the balcony for this event
Buses: The following buses stop within a short walking distance from O2 Academy Birmingham on either Bristol Street or Smallbrook Queensway: 44, 61, 62, 63, 64, 66, 66A, 82, 87, 144 & 146
Bus numbers 61, 62 & 63 towards Birmingham City Centre stop directly outside O2 Academy Birmingham.
All buses into the City Centre stop within walking distance of O2 Academy Birmingham.
There are major changes to bus services in Central Birmingham from July 22nd, due to closure of Corporation Street and Upper Bull Street to buses. For up to date information and new stopping places, click here.
Trains: Birmingham New Street station is the central hub of the UK’s rail network and has direct routes to all of Birmingham’s suburbs and the West Midlands, as well as major UK cities including London (1hr 25mins), Bristol (1hr 30mins), Manchester (1hr 40mins), Cardiff (2hrs) and Leeds (2hrs 45mins). The O2 Academy is a 10 minute walk from New Street in the direction of the Radisson Hotel, from where the venue is visible.
Metro: Midland Metro trams run frequently between Wolverhampton and Birmingham 7 days a week.
For timings and route maps please visit travelmetro.co.uk
National Express Coach Station: All coach services into Birmingham City Centre stop at Digbeth Coach Station which is a 10 minute walk to O2 Academy Birmingham.
Taxis: There is a taxi rank immediately outside O2 Academy Birmingham within the bus lane which is in operation from 9pm until 6am.
Blue Arrow Cars (0121 688 7777) is the nearest taxi office to O2 Academy Birmingham (24hr) and is located on the opposite side of the road on Bristol Street.
Travel: To find O2 Academy Birmingham www.maps.google.co.uk
This is a guide to the local public transport links, hotels and car parks. Please pay special attention to the neighbourhood policy of O2 Academy Birmingham.
O2 Academy Birmingham is at the site of the former Dome Nightclub, with excellent public transport links and is within close proximity of the Bullring and Arcadian.
Car Parking: If you are travelling by car, parking in the streets surrounding O2 Academy Birmingham is limited but there are numerous car parks in easy walking distance. Please plan your journey accordingly.
Arcadian Centre APCOA Parking, 41 Bromsgrove Street, Birmingham, B5 6NU. 508 spaces 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Birmingham City Council – Town Hall Multi-Storey Brunel St/Navigation St, Birmingham, B5 4DQ 371 spaces 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Birmingham City Council – Navigation Street Navigation St, Birmingham, B5 4DQ 44 spaces 24 hours a day/7 days a week
Euro Car Parks 17 Thorp Street, Birmingham B5 4AT. 63 spaces Mon-Sat: 7:00am - 1:00am Sunday: 7:00am - 12:00am
Euro Car Parks Hill Street, Birmingham, B5 4AN. 18 spaces 24 hours a day/7 days a week
The Mailbox Wharfside Street, Birmingham, B1 1XL. 690 spaces 24 hours a day/7 days a week
NCP Albany St Judes Passage North Road , Birmingham , B5 4AN 485 Spaces 24 hours a day/7 days a week
NCP Pallasades Control Room, Queens Drive , Birmingham , B5 4DQ 400 spaces 24 hours a day/7 days a week.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your access requirements and the show you wish to see in order to make a booking. All e-mails will be responded to within 2 working days.
Spaces may be limited and will be sold on a first come first served basis and you must book directly through the venue to ensure access.
You can also contact the box office through text relay www.textrelay.org.uk should this be required.
Disabled access spaces are limited so you must contact the venue prior to purchasing. If you purchase tickets independently we will try to accommodate you but there are no guarantees.
There are a limited number of free carer spaces made available for customers entitled to a Blue Badge or Disability Living Allowance. Where there is availability, each eligible customer is entitled to one free carer.