How To Find Us

Theatre Royal

Getting here
We are in the heart of Newcastle, easily accessible by public transport and with a number of car parks close by.

100 Grey Street
Newcastle upon Tyne

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Most parking meters around the theatre are free after 6.30pm.  Please note: after 6.30pm the south side of Shakespeare Street (the side opposite the theatre) becomes a taxi rank and parking here is prohibited; many people have received tickets for not realising this. The north side of Shakespeare Street (the theatre side) continues to have free parking after 6.30pm.  There is are now reduced parking bays on Grey Street.
There is free parking after 5pm in selected Newcastle City Council-owned car parks as part of NE1's Alive After Five scheme. Click here for more information

Grainger Town car park (Waterloo Square) is open 24hrs, Manors until 10pm and Quayside and Dean Street car parks are open to midnight. Please be aware that Dean Street car park often has long wait times on exit. Other Newcastle City Council car parks may close earlier in the evening, so please consider this in your plans. Full information about Newcastle City Council's car parks can be found here

NCP operate a number of car parks close to the theatre, and spaces can be pre-booked. Click here to find out more and book.

John Dobson Street is open until 11.29pm

Other operators have car parks in the Central Station, Gate and Chinatown areas - all of which are within walking distance of the Theatre Royal.

There are no parking spaces for blue badge holders on Shakespeare Street however there are three on Hood Street. Most parking meters are free to Blue Badge Holders.


Alight at Monument Metro Station and follow the signs for the Theatre Royal. We are less than one minute's walk from the Metro entrance on Grey Street.

To plan your route, or for more information, visit Nexus

Travel free to Monument on the Metro with your theatre ticket (up to two hours before and after the performance) - simply retain your theatre ticket for inspection by Metro Staff. At stations with ticket gates in operation, show your ticket to the member of Metro staff on duty at the gates. Please note, you can only alight at Monument to make use of this scheme.


The Theatre Royal is only ten minutes walk from Newcastle Central Station.

National Rail Enquiries


The Theatre Royal is only ten minutes walk from the Haymarket bus station and many buses stop in Blackett Street and Market Street by the Monument.

Sea Port
Car ferry services operate direct to Tyneside from Scandinavia and Germany.

DFDS Seaways

Newcastle Airport offers fast access to the city by car, Metro and bus

Newcastle International