Literally towering over the rest of Theatreland, the London Coliseum is the beacon in a sea of nearby theatres, including the Duke of York’s Theatre and The Garrick Theatre. Situated between Leicester Square and Charing Cross, both very busy tourist routes, the theatre is well placed for all manner of different pubs, bars, hotels and restaurants. The area is a hub for lots of public transport, so getting to the theatre on time and with ease is never a problem.
The nearest tube stations to the London Coliseum are Leicester Square and Charing Cross. Leicester Square (3 min) – Exit the station on Charing Cross Road and turn right. Cross the road when you see the Wyndham’s Theatre on your left and turn left by the side of the theatre to meet St Martin’s Lane. The theatre will be on your left-hand side, just after the Duke of York’s Theatre.
From Charing Cross (4 min) – Exit the station and cross over the road at the lights. Turn left down the Strand then take the first right toward William IV Street. As you meet William IV Street, turn left and then right by the Chandos pub up St Martin’s Lane. The theatre will be on your right hand side.
Buses to Charing Cross Road: 24, 29, 176 Buses to Trafalgar Square: 3, 6, 9, 12, 13, 15, 88, 453
The London Coliseum is located in Leicester Square, which is within the heart of London Congestion Charge Zone. The Charge applies from 7am until 6pm and costs £10 per day. If you are driving to the theatre after 6pm, then you will not be charged.
The London Coliseum 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). Theatregoers can save 50% on parking if they have their tickets validated at the theatre.