How To Find The Festival Theatre

Find us on foot

(From Princes Street) The Festival Theatre is on Nicolson Street, which is the continuation of North Bridge heading south from the east end of Princes Street (the Balmoral Hotel is on the corner of Princes Street and North Bridge). The theatre is on the right hand side of the road; approximately 10 minutes walk from the east end of Princes Street.


Find us by train

The nearest rail station to the Festival Theatre is Waverley Station.


Find us by bus

The Festival Theatre is accessible by many different bus routes across the city.

The main Lothian bus routes which serve the Festival Theatre are: numbers 3, 3A, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, 47, 49

First Buses: 86, 86A

Find us by road

The Festival Theatre is on Nicolson Street, which is the continuation of North Bridge heading south from Princes Street. 


Car parking at festival theatre

There is limited street parking around the Festival Theatre. There is a small car park located about 5 minutes walk from the theatre on Niddry Street (7am - 11pm, 7 days). For further car park information visit Central Car Parks.