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10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2ED
With two custom-built and versatile theatre spaces, the Traverse's home in Edinburgh's city centre is a powerhouse of vibrant new work for, and of, our time.
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.
Find out about walking routes and cycling paths, bike security and bike parking options
Bus stop (Usher Hall): 1, 10, 11, 15, 15A, 16, 24, 34, 36, 47
Go green and try car-sharing to save costs and our planet - see goCarShare and TripshareEdinburgh
Blue badge parking on Cambridge Street and Grindlay Street
NCP: Castle Terrace (6 disabled bays)
Drop off point at the main entrance
Taxi rank on Lothian Road
Haymarket Station 0.6 miles
Waverley Station 0.8 miles
Tram stop at West End - Princes Street
Level access to main entrance with power assisted door
Lift access down to bar and auditorium, please ask staff for assistance
Wheelchair spaces are located at the front of the auditorium
Accessible toilets in bar and on ground floor
Induction loop, set hearing aid to the T position
Collect headsets for audio described performances from staff at the venue enterance
Box Office has high counter and no loop system
Assistance dogs are welcome and can be looked after by venue staff by advance arrangement
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.