The SSE Arena Belfast

The SSE Arena Belfast


The SSE Arena is located in central Belfast on the banks of the River Lagan, within walking distance of the City Centre. The Arena can be easily accessed by air, sea, road and rail.


From City Hall (Front of City Hall) . . . proceed along Chichester Street until it intersects with Victoria Street. Turn left onto Victoria Street and proceed until Ann Street. Turn right onto Ann Street. Cross at the end of Ann Street to Queen's Bridge. Turn left and walk along the city side of the river until you come to the Queen Elizabeth Bridge. Cross the river over this bridge. Once over the bridge turn left onto Queen's Quay and walk for ¼ mile the entrance to the Arena is on the left.
From Central Station . . .on exiting from the front entrance, turn left and proceed along East Bridge Street. Turn right onto Oxford Street past the Waterfront Hall until you come to Queen Elizabeth Bridge. Cross this bridge and having crossed it, turn left onto Queen's Quay and proceed along this road until you reach the Arena entrance on the left.


Odyssey Arena is clearly signposted on all major routes. Accessible from all directions, the Arena is only 100metres from the M3 motorway.
From the M2 . . . follow the signs for the M3. Exit the M3 onto Queen's Island. Turn left at the lights onto the Sydenham Road. Odyssey is on your right and the car park on the left.
From the Outer Ring . . . head for the city bound Sydenham by-pass. Turn right onto Dee Street and then left onto Sydenham Road. Odyssey Arena is on the right and the car park is on the left.
From the A1/M1 . . . join the A12 Westlink. At the end of the Westlink follow the signs onto the M3 (Bangor). Exit M3 onto Queen's Island. Turn left at the lights onto Sydenham Road. The Arena is on the right and the car park is on the right.
Parking  The Odyssey Trust Company has 1,500 on-site car park spaces. This car park is a shared facility for the while complex and runs on a first come first served basis including disables parking pacses. 

The Arena is only 1-mile form Centreal and GT Victoria Street, with Dublin only two hours away by train. 

The Translink's metro and airport express stop at the SSE Arena. 

General Information

Food and drink cannot be brought into the venue.
Smoking is not permitted in the Arena.
Customers leaving the building will not be permitted to re-enter.
Audio and visual recording of a performance is not permitted.
Mobile phones must be switched off during an event.
Sporting colours or tops are not permitted, except for Ice Hockey jerseys.
Prohibited items include: bottles, cans, sticks, air horns, weapons or fireworks, alcohol or other beverages and food not sold at Odyssey Arena, illegal drugs or noxious substances, professional cameras, sound and/or video recording devices and helium balloons.
Latecomers may be refused admission until a suitable break in the performance.
Children under 14 should be accompanied by an adult.
At standing concerts, the standing area is restricted to over 16's.
For safety reasons, before entering, all patrons may be subject to a search in a manner permissable under law. Anyone refusing to consent to personal search will be denied entry.


Bus stop Yes
Capacity 10000
Location Belfast
On-Site Food Outlets Yes