Located not far from the centre of the city, on Hotham Street, the O2 Academy Liverpool is a place that is highly popular amongst fans of rock music, especially indie and alternative rock. Throughout its history, its clients have enjoyed live shows from famous bands like Arctic Monkeys
, The Rascals or The Zutons. The building in which the music venue is established dates back to the early 1800s, and, originally, used to be a warehouse. The O2 Academy Liverpool has a capacity of 1200 people.
The O2 Academy Liverpool is close to the centre of the city, so you will be able to get there by car, train or bus.
By train and tube: Liverpool Central is the closest train station, located in about 10-minute walk from the venue.
By bus: the O2 Academy Liverpool is within a 2-min distance from the Fraser Street stops A (routes 2A, 2E, 8, 8E, 9, 10, 10A, 10B, 101 and C4) and B (routes 12, 13, 15, 18).
By car: finding the O2 Academy Liverpool while you’re driving is a walk in the park, as it’s close to the Edge Ln/A5080 main road.
International: the venue is about a half-hour drive from the Liverpool John Lennon Airport. As an alternative, you could also get to the O2 Academy Liverpool by bus, namely the route 500. The bus will pick you up near the airport.
The O2 Academy Liverpool is very close to the Apcoa Parking. It only takes one minute to walk there, and there are a lot of places for Blue Badge Holders.
Access for people with special needs
The O2 Academy Liverpool provides access for people with special needs: adapted toilets, accessible ramps, seating and viewing area - everything is designed to accommodate any visitor. Still, patrons with special needs are encouraged to call the venue in advance.