We’re easy to get to by all major approach roads, including the M6, M5 and A38. Follow the City Centre route to Queensway – our post code for Sat Nav is B1 1DB. Our venue doesn’t have its own parking facilities, but there are bays and street parking locally, on Bow Street and Irving Street to the rear.
The Mailbox car park (600 metres away) has 16 accessible spaces and the NCP Car Park, Horsefair, which is just a few metres away, has two. Standard car park tariffs apply and a blue badge (if you have one) should be displayed.
Birmingham has a number of train stations, the main one at the heart of the country being Birmingham New Street which connects all major cities in the UK. O2 Academy Birmingham is only about 500 metres away from Birmingham New Street station. Leave through the Southside exit towards Smallbrook Queensway and we are a stones throw from there.
Accessible facilities at Birmingham New Street can be found at Network Rail. The main entrance has step free access and lifts to platforms. You’ll also find low level counters, indication loops, toilets (radar key) and staff support.
Birmingham has a huge bus network, connecting the city to the wider region, with lots of bus terminals including New Street and Broad Street. Full information and routes can be found at Network West Midlands.
From Bristol Street or nearby Smallbrook Queensway you can get any of these buses – 44, 66A, 82, 87, 144, 146, 62, 63, 64, 66 – numbers 61, 62 and 63 towards Birmingham City centre.
These stop directly outside our venue – 61, 63 (Birmingham, Selly Oak, Northfield, Longbridge) / 146 (Birmingham, Redditch via Cotteridge) / X64 (Birmingham, Woodgate)
National Express operates coach services from other cities.
The Midland Metro operates between Birmingham and Wolverhamption via West Bromwich and Wednesbury from Snow Hill station through the city centre. All service times can be found at Network West Midlands.