The Apollo Theatre is situated on the famous Shaftesbury Avenue, which hosts a number of prolific theatres including the Lyric Theatre, Gielgud Theatre, Queen’s Theatre and Shaftesbury Theatre. This street also leads directly to Chinatown, as well as a number of restaurants, West End theatres, hotels and shopping options. Located a stone’s throw away from Piccadilly Circus, Shaftesbury Avenue is usually very busy in the evenings and the Apollo Theatre is close to a number of transport links.

Apollo Theatre London address: 31 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 7EZ


Tube and Rail

The nearest underground station to the Apollo Theatre is Piccadilly Circus, which is on the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines. Roughly a 2 minute walk away from the theatre, this tube station gets rather busy when shows finish in the evenings. Leicester Square station is also a 7 minute walk away and is on both the Piccadilly and Northern lines. Those who require National Rail transport links can go to Charing Cross station, which is a 12 minute walk away from the Apollo Theatre.


There are several bus routes that stop on Shaftesbury Avenue: 1, 14, 19, 22, 24, 29, 38, 55, 176

Car and Taxi

The closest car park to the Apollo Theatre is at Denman Street in Soho. For those wishing to drive to the theatre, it would be best to take advantage of the Q-Park Theatreland Parking Scheme, which saves 50% off your parking ticket. Just take your parking ticket to the theatre for it to be validated, and the amount will automatically be taken off your final charge.

Black cabs are available throughout this area.