Map to Fortune Theatre
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5HH
LocationLocated between Covent Garden and Aldwych, the Fortune Theatre’s central location is unbeatable in terms of amenities; shopping, museums and other performance venues are a stone’s throw away. Covent Garden and The Strand are within 5 minutes of the theatre. As the theatre is amidst the bustle of Theatreland, check www.tfl.gov.uk before travelling for disruptions to your journey.
RailThe Fortune Theatre is approximately an 18-20 minute walk from Charing Cross Station. Exit the station via the main entrance, then turn right and walk along The Strand for about 12 minutes. As you near Aldwych, turn left at the Wellington Pub, walking up the pedestrianized walkway to the end of Wellington Street. You will pass the Lyceum Theatre. Stay on Wellington Street until you reach Russell Street. Covent Garden will be on your left, but turn right so you are walking away from it. The Fortune Theatre will be on your left at the corner of Crown Court.
TubeCovent Garden tube station is about 5 minutes from the Fortune Theatre, served by the Piccadilly line. When leaving Covent Garden station, turn right and walk along Long Acre. At the next junction, turn right onto Bow Street. As you walk down Bow Street, the back of the Royal Opera House will be on your right. When you reach Russell Street, turn left. The theatre will be on the next corner on the left.
Leicester Square tube station is 10-15 minutes away, which gives access to the Northern and Piccadilly lines. Holborn is a similar distance, serving the Piccadilly and Central lines.
BusThe nearest bus stops are on Aldwych, with routes: 4, 6, 9, 11, 15, 23, 26, 76, 87, 172, 243, 341 and RV1.
Further away, lower Charing Cross Road is served by: 24, 29 and 176.
CarThe Fortune Theatre is part of the Q-Park Theatreland scheme, which provides West End audiences with discounts on their parking fees if they get their ticket validated at the box office. The Chinatown and Trafalgar Square car parks are the closest to the Fortune Theatre, costing £22.00 for 3 hours, and 4 hours are £29.50.
Taxis and drivers are permitted to drop off patrons outside the Fortune Theatre on Russell Street. The theatre is in London’s Congestion Park Zone, which costs of £11.50 between 7am and 6pm. Travel outside of these times is free of charge.