Manchester AO Arena

The Manchester Arena (formerly the Phones 4 U Arena) is one of the busiest venues in the World and the largest indoor arena in Europe.

Opened in 1995, the Manchester Arena has staged the biggest names in live entertainment from U2, The Rolling Stones, Madonna and Pavarotti to the record-breaking 2010 / 2011 residency by local comedian Peter Kay.

Attracting over one million visitors each year, the 21,000 capacity Arena was named 'International Venue of the Year' in 2002 by industry publication Pollstar and has been nominated an unrivalled ten consecutive times.

Can vary depending on the concert. 3000 - 21,000 can be accomodated

Disabled Access:
There are lifts available inside Victoria station and from the Arena's car parks. There are 89 wheelchair bays available for patrons. Contact the venue (0161 950 5229) to book for disabled seating.

Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester
M3 1AR
(0161) 950 5000

By Car:
Directly above Victoria railway station in the heart of Manchester City centre. If driving into Manchester head towards Victoria, Deansgate or Printworks. There is a multi-storey car park at the venue with enough spaces for 1100 cars.

By Train:
Regional trains may go to Manchester Victoria which is directly beneath the Manchester Arena. Other services may go to Manchester Piccadilly (5-10 mins) or Manchester Oxford Road (15-20 mins). Trams are available between Piccadilly and Victoria and a free bus services operates from the entrance of Piccadilly and Oxford Road stations through the City Centre to Victoria/ Manchester Arena.

By Tram:
Nearest stations - Victoria (0 mins) or Manchester Piccadilly Gardens (5 mins)

By Bus:
Many services finish at Salford & Victoria bus stations



02 Jun


Manchester Thunder

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