16 Denman Street,
The Piccadilly Theatre is situated in one of London’s busiest areas; Piccadilly Circus. Piccadilly Circus is frequented by tourists at all hours of the day and is especially busy during the evenings and at weekends. Piccadilly Circus is a short walk from many major London attractions including Theatreland, the popular shopping district Oxford Circus as well as being just minutes away from the Royal parks and Buckingham Palace. Due to the desirable location of the theatre there are many transportation links nearby that will connect the area to all corners of London and beyond. It is always best to check the Travel For London website http://www.tfl.gov.uk/
before taking public transport in London.
The nearest National Rail station to the Piccadilly Theatre is London Charing Cross which run a frequent service to major stations such as London Waterloo,London Bridge as well as connecting London to many towns and cities in Kent.
From Charing Cross (14 minutes)
– Head straight out of the station and cross over the road at the traffic lights. Turn left towards Trafalgar Square and cross over the square to Cockspur St. At the end of Cockspur St, take an immediate right up Haymarket and at the end of the road cross over the road to Great Windmill Street. As the street intersects Shaftesbury Avenue, take a left down Denman St. The theatre will be ahead of you on the right hand side.
The nearest tube station to the Piccadilly Theatre is undoubtedly Piccadilly Circus(Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines), which is pretty much on the theatre’s doorstep.Leicester Square tube station (Northern and Piccadilly lines) is also just a short walk away.
From Piccadilly Circus (1 minute)
– Head out of Piccadilly Circus from the Regent Street exit (you should emerge near Ripley’s Believe It Or Not Museum) and turn left by the big Boots and Barclays bank onto Glasshouse St. Follow the road to the right onto Sherwood St. The theatre will be straight ahead of you.
From Leicester Square (7 minutes)
– Take the Cranbourn St exit and head towards Piccadilly Circus by walking down Coventry Street. As you approach Piccadilly Circus, turn right down Gt Windmill St and cross the road over to Denman Street. The theatre will be down the street on your right hand side.
Buses to Piccadilly Circus and Shaftesbury Avenue
– 9,14, 19, 22, 38
Buses to Regent Street
– 3,6,12,13, 15,23,88,94,139,159,453,C2
The Piccadilly Theatre is firmly located within the heart of the London Congestion Charge Zone which applies weekdays (excluding bank holidays) from 7am until 6pm and costs £11.50 per day. If you are driving to the theatre after 6pm then you will not be charged.
The Piccadilly 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 however theatregoers can save 50% if they have their tickets validated at the theatre.
There will be plenty of black cabs around after the show has finished, especially along Denman Street. However as the street is small, demand for cabs may be quite high and it may be difficult for you to get a cab straight away. There is a designated taxi rank at London Charing Cross station; getting a cab here may be easier and quicker than directly outside the theatre.