Festival Theatre

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Festival Theatre

13-29 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9FT

Behind the Festival Theatre’s striking glass façade there lies a welcoming 19th Century theatre.

Getting there

Edinburgh is very compact, which makes it ideal to explore on foot or by bicycle. See below for information about getting to the venue. If you are looking for general advice on travelling within and to Edinburgh, visit our dedicated page packed with useful tips and information.

Walk Cycle Find out about walking routes and cycling paths, bike security and bike parking options
Bus Bus stop (Nicolson Street): 3, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, X47, 49
Drive Go green and try car-sharing to save costs and our planet - see goCarShare and TripshareEdinburgh
Parking Pay and display parking on Chambers Street
Parking Accessible parking spaces can be booked in advance, contact the venue
Parking NCP: St Johns Hill (4 disabled bays)
Parking NCP: Quartermile (0 disabled bays)
Taxi Taxi rank on Nicolson Square
Train Waverley Station 0.4 miles

Venue accessibility

Lift Lift access to all levels
Level access Ramped access to main entrance with power assisted door
Wheelchair Wheelchair spaces are in the centre of the Stalls
Accessible toilet Accessible toilets on level 1 and level 2
Loop system Infa-red system in the auditorium, headsets available from the cloakroom
Box Office Box Office has a low counter and loop system
Assistance animal Assistance dogs are welcome and can be looked after by venue staff

Safety & Security

Make sure you arrive at venues in plenty of time as latecomers may not be admitted.

Your safety and security at International Festival events is of the upmost importance to us. Please note that bags may be subject to security searches and you should not bring bags larger than 30cm x 30cm x 15cm to our venues. If you spot anything suspicious during your visit to the International Festival, please do let a member of the team know. Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Further information

Telephone +44(0)131 529 6000
Email customer.service@edtheatres.com
Website Venue's website
Website Venue's access page