The O2 Academy Birmingham is a popular music venue located in Birmingham City Centre and is owned by the Academy Music Group. The number 3 in the title is a reference point to the stage access within the venue itself. The third stage is the smallest of all Academy stages in Birmingham, featuring a capacity of 250 people at any concert. The club has modern and stylish architecture and its one of the place to visit in Birmingham.
Getting to O2 Academy Birmingham is quite simple due to its proximity to the city centre and its main roads. The Bristol St passes right in front of the venue, and it connects the Suffolk Street Queensway with other important streets and lanes.
By train and tube: Midland Metro is a light-rail/tram connecting Birmingham and other cities. There is a Train station close to Perry Hall Park just north of the club.
By bus: the city has a huge bus network connecting all the city through its public transport lanes. You can take 61,63,146 and X64 bus lines and exit at O2 Academy Stop HF2.
By car: By car, the main roads to O2 Academy are Bristol St, Smallbrook Queensway and B4127. Smaller Streets are not recommended because of the traffic jams in the area.
International: The airport is located in 20-30 minutes taxi drive from the club. Or, visitors can catch a direct bus to the city centre.
Parking facilities are present near the venue. The closes parking lot is situated near Bow Street and Irving Street, minutes away from the club. There is total if 18 disabled parking spots in the adjacent car parks.
Access for people with special needs
The stages have ramps to offer wheelchair access. The club is also equipped with accessible seating / viewing area and adapted toilets.