Getting there

Arts Theatre
6-7 Great Newport Street

The Arts Theatre is situated in London’s main Theatreland hub in the Leicester Square/ Covent Garden area. There are many other theatres in the vicinity and this area of London is famed for its performance culture. The area is frequented by theatregoers and tourists alike and is within walking distance of many other London attractions. There are plenty of places to have pre theatre dinner or drinks nearby, including China Town, as well as many hotels in the area for out of towners. If you are traveling to the Arts Theatre via public transport then please check the Travel for London website before you make your journey:


Charing Cross is the nearest National Rail station to the Arts Theatre and connects the area with many big places south of the river, including Waterloo, Waterloo East and London Bridge stations, which provide connections to many areas in the South of the UK.

Charing Cross (10 minutes) – head straight out of the station and cross over the road and continue straight, taking the first right off Duncannon St. Continue up and turn left down William IV street and then take an immediate right up St Martin’s Lane. Walk past Cranbourn Street then take the first left down Great Newport Street. The theatre will be on your right hand side.


The nearest tube stations are Leicester Square(Northern Line and Piccadilly) and  Covent Garden(Piccadilly Line) both are under a five minute walk away.

Leicester Square (1 minute):  Exit the station and head up Charing Cross Road. Turn Right down Great Newport Street. The theatre will be on your left hand side.
Covent Garden (4 minutes):  Exit the station and turn left to meet Long Acre. Turn Left down Long Acre and keep walking. Cross over the road and continue straight at the junction to meet Great Newport Street. The theatre will be on your right hand side.


The following buses stop along Charing Cross Road (less than 5 minutes from the theatre): 14, 19, 24, 38, 176


The Arts Theatre is located within the London Congestion Charge Zone which applies weekdays from 7am until 6pm (not bank holidays) and costs £11.50 per day. If you drive in the Charge Zone without paying before or 1 day after your journey you will be fined.  If you are driving to the theatre after 6pm then you will not be charged.

The nearest Car Park is the Q Park in China Town(20 Newport Place, WC2H 7PR) parking costs £24 for up to 4 hours.


Black cabs can be hailed along the nearby Charing Cross Road. Alternatively there is a designated taxi rank outside Charing Cross Station.