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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.
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.
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Bus stop (Leven Street): 10, 11, 15, 16, 23, 27, 45
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Limited pay and display spaces on surrounding street
Car park at Princes Exchange
No taxi rank but taxis pass by regularly
Haymarket Station 0.6 miles
Waverley Station 1 mile
Platform lift to Stalls, please ask staff for assistance
Level access with power assisted door through the Box Office
No level access to Dress Circle, Upper Circle or bars
Upper Circle may not be suitable for those with mobility difficulties
Wheelchair spaces are at the front and the rear of the Stalls
Accessible toilets are in the Box Office and the rear of the Stalls
Infa-red system in the auditorium, headsets available from programme desk in foyer
Box Office has a low counter and loop system
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.