Map to Apollo Theatre
Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W1D 7EZ
LocationThe Apollo Theatre is located on the edge of Soho, a neighbourhood known for its great nightlife. There are many world-class eateries, parks, bars and shopping areas nearby, such as Regent Street and Oxford Street. Piccadilly Circus has several Regency-era shopping arcades showcasing some of London’s best retail traders, and Green Park is a great place to watch the world go by. As Central London is always busy, check www.tfl.gov.uk for any disruptions to your journey.
RailCharing Cross Station is approximately 15-20 minutes from the Apollo Theatre. Turn left and head towards Trafalgar Square. Walk along the bottom of the square then turn right, heading along the side towards the National Gallery. As the road veers left, it turns into Pall Mall.
Follow this road, then take the first right onto Whitcomb Street. Stay on Whitcomb; it will turn into Wardour Street at Leicester Square. Stay on Wardour Street. When you reach Shaftesbury Avenue, cross the road and turn left. You will cross Rupert Street, and the theatre is on your right.
TubePiccadilly Circus is a stone’s throw away from the Apollo Theatre, and is served by the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines. Leave the station via the Shaftesbury Avenue exit, and once outside walk away from Piccadilly Circus, on the left side of the street. Cross Denman and Great Windmill Streets, and the Apollo will be on your left. It is next to the Lyric Theatre.
Leicester Square tube station is about 7 minutes from the theatre, and is served by the Northern and Piccadilly lines.
BusBus routes 14, 19 and 38 run along Shaftesbury Avenue and stop near the Apollo Theatre.
Near Piccadilly Circus, you can also find the following routes: 6, 12, 23, 88, 94, 139, 159 and 453. These stop variously on Regent Street and Piccadilly.
CarQ-Park’s Chinatown and Soho car parks are within 10 minutes of the Apollo Theatre. This venue participates in the Theatreland scheme, giving a 50% discount on parking costs. These fees range from £22 for up to 3 hours, and £29.50 for 4 hours.
The theatre falls inside London’s Congestion Charge, which costs £11.50 between 7am and 6pm. Drop-offs are allowed outside the theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue or around the corner on Rupert Street.