Prince of Wales Theatre
The Prince of Wales Theatre is right in the heart of the bustling Leicester Square/ Piccadilly Circus area. Surrounded by theatres, restaurants, bars and late night shops, this district is one of the most vibrant places to be in London, especially by night! Leicester Square is well-connected in terms of transportation and is on many major bus routes. For London travel updates visit http://www.tfl.gov.uk/
The nearest National Rail station to The Prince of Wales Theatre is Charing Cross (10 minutes walk away). From Charing Cross rail station head left out of the station and across the back of Trafalgar square. Turn right by the Canadian Embassy and right up Whitcomb Street. Turn left onto Orange Street and then the first right up towards Coventry Street. The theatre will be on your right hand side.
The Prince of Wales Theatre is closest to Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines) and Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines) tube stations, which are both a short walk away. Please see the directions below:
Piccadilly Circus (1 min) – Taking the Leicester Square exit from the tube, head straight down Coventry Street. The theatre will be on your right hand side.
Leicester Square (4 mins) – From the station head down towards Leicester Square. Keep walking in a straight line and the theatre will be on your left hand side.
Buses do not travel directly through Leicester square so the best option is to take the bus to Haymarket, which is a street off Leicester square.
For Haymarket 3, 6, 12, 13, 19, 23, 38, 88, 139
For Charing Cross Road 24, 29, 176
The Prince of Wales Theatre is within the London Congestion Charge Zone which applies weekdays 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 Prince of Wales 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.
The Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus areas are potentially the busiest areas in London in terms of people in the street at any given time. Because of this there is a wealth of taxis in the area which can be flagged down from the curb. However if you would like to guarantee a cab, there is a taxi rank at Charing Cross rail station.