Situated not far from the lively central area of Sheffield, the Sheffield Arena is, without a doubt, amongst the high-quality venues for live music performances of important bands and singers as well as sporting events in the city. With a capacity of up to 13,500 guests, this is the biggest and most vibrant indoor arena in the entire region. The Sheffield Arena, previously known as the Hallam FM Arena and the Motorpoint Arena Sheffield, opened its gates to the public in 1991. It also serves as home stadium for the Sheffield Steelers Ice Hockey Club.
As a result of its positioning, the Sheffield Arena is accessible by car, train or bus.
By train and tube: the Sheffield Arena is within a 34-minute walking distance from the Meadowhall train station.
By bus: the at Sheffield Arena bus stop is right next to the venue, and it serves the bus routes 18, 18a, 74 and 791. The adj Arena Square, which serves the bus routes 18, 18a, 38, 38a, 736, X1 and X3, is within a 5-minute walking distance. Another option for those who prefer the bus would be the adj Amberley Street bus stop, which serves the bus routes 74, X1 and X3, is within an 8-minute walking distance.
By car: seeing as the Sheffield Arena is in the close proximity of the Broughton Ln/A6102 main road, it should be easy to get there by car.
International: it takes about 32 minutes to drive from the Doncaster Sheffield Airport to the Sheffield Arena. Visitors of the city can always catch a bus to the city centre at the terminal exit.
The Sheffield Arena offers private parking, which can accommodate up to 1300 cars. Some of the spots are for Blue Badge Holders.
Access for people with special needs
The Sheffield Arena is accessible to people with disabilities. Amenities include accessible entrance, adapted toilets and wheelchair spots.