King's Theatre

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King's Theatre

2 Leven Street, Edinburgh EH3 9LQ

Opened in 1906 and recently refurbished (complete with domed auditorium ceiling painted by renowned Scottish artist John Byrne) The King’s Theatre plays host to many of the International Festival’s theatre shows.

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 (Leven Street): 10, 11, 15, 16, 23, 27, 45
Drive Go green and try car-sharing to save costs and our planet - see goCarShare and TripshareEdinburgh
Parking Limited pay and display spaces on surrounding street
Parking Car park at Princes Exchange
Taxi No taxi rank but taxis pass by regularly
Train Haymarket Station 0.6 miles
Train Waverley Station 1 mile

Venue accessibility

Lift Platform lift to Stalls, please ask staff for assistance
Level access Level access with power assisted door through the Box Office
Level access No level access to Dress Circle, Upper Circle or bars
Level access Upper Circle may not be suitable for those with mobility difficulties
Wheelchair Wheelchair spaces are at the front and the rear of the Stalls
Accessible toilet Accessible toilets are in the Box Office and the rear of the Stalls
Loop system Infa-red system in the auditorium, headsets available from programme desk in foyer
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
Website Venue's website
 Venue's access page