Map to Shaftesbury Theatre
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8DP
LocationShaftesbury Theatre is situated between Tottenham Court Road and Seven Dials, two areas both well-known for their great shopping districts. Seven Dials is composed of picturesque boutiques, whereas Tottenham Court Road is known for its access to Oxford Street’s department stores and large brands. Nearby, Holborn has many food and drink establishments, and the British Museum is about 5 minutes away. Be sure to consult www.tfl.gov.uk in advance of travelling in order to avoid disruption.
RailCharing Cross Station is approximately 20 minutes from Shaftesbury Theatre. On exiting the station, cross the road and turn left onto Duncannon Street. At the end of the road, turn right onto Charing Cross Road and continue for around 10 minutes. Pass the National Portrait Gallery and Leicester Square tube station and keep going until you reach Shaftesbury Avenue.
The Palace Theatre is on your left. Turn right onto Shaftesbury Avenue and continue until you reach the junction with High Holborn. Cross over, turn right and the theatre is just ahead on the left.
TubeTottenham Court Road tube station provides access to the Central and Northern lines and is about 8-10 minutes from Shaftesbury Theatre. Upon exiting the station, cross Charing Cross Road and walk along New Oxford Street, where the Dominion Theatre should be on your left. Cross Earnshaw and Dyott Streets, then turn right onto Bloomsbury Street. After crossing Shaftesbury Avenue, the theatre is on the left, on the corner of High Holborn.
Holborn and Leicester Square tube stations are both about 15 minutes from the theatre.
BusBus route 134 stops closest to the theatre, but on New Oxford Street and High Holborn you can also find routes: 1, 8, 10, 19, 25, 38, 55, 73 and 98.
CarThe theatre is part of Q-Park’s Theatreland scheme, offering a 50% discount to theatre patrons. The nearest participating car parks are Chinatown and Soho, about 15 minutes away. Regular costs are £22 for up to 3 hours, and £29.50 for 4 hours before the discount is applied.
The London Congestion Charge Zone covers the theatre and the surrounding area. Driving here costs £11.50 between 7am and 6pm. Drop-offs are permitted outside the theatre on High Holborn and Bloomsbury Streets.