St Martin's Lane
The Duke of York's theatre is well placed for Theatreland on St Martin's lane and neighbours other West End theatres such as the Noel Coward at the London Coliseum. The theatre is close to many major London transportation links. Check www.tfl.gov.uk/ for London travel updates.
The nearest national rail station is Charing Cross. From the station cross the road onto the Strand. Head west towards Trafalgar square and turn right when your reach St Martin’s Place. Turn right down the path towards the London Coliseum (St Martin’s Lane), The Duke of York’s Theatre is just ahead on the right hand side.
The nearest Tube stations are Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines) and Charing Cross (Bakerloo and Northern lines.
Leicester Square: From the station head north up Charing Cross Road and take the first right onto Long Acre. When the road intersects with Upper St. Martin’s Lane turn left. The theatre is a two minute walk away down the road.
Charing Cross: See the directions in the 'Train' section above.
There are plenty of buses operating in this area. For the Strand take buses: 6, 9, 11, 15, 23, 91 and 139.
For Charing Cross take the 24, 29, 47, 176.
The Duke of York’s Theatre is within the London Congestion Charge Zone which applies weekdays from 7am until 6pm and costs £11.50 per day (excluding bank holidays). If you are driving to the theatre after 6pm on a weekday or on a weekend then you will not be charged.
The Duke of York’s Theatre is part of the Q-Park Scheme. The nearest participating car park is the 24hr Q Park Chinatown Car Park (20 Newport Place, WC2H 7PR). Parking costs £18 for up to 3hrs, and £24 for 4hrs but theatregoers can save 50% if they have their ticket validated at the theatre.
There will be plenty of black cabs circulating the area, but the best place for a guaranteed cab is the Charing Cross taxi rank directly outside the station (see above directions).