Getting Here

We are located in the heart of Nottingham, easily accessible by train, tram and bus and close to a number of city centre car parks.

Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall
Theatre Square

Travel Details

Please note: One Friday 15 November the Nottingham Christmas Light switch on and opening of Winter Wonderland will be taking place in Market Square – heavy traffic is expected in the city centre so please allow extra time for your journey when travelling to the theatre.


Follow signs for city centre and the Royal Zone for public car parks. The nearest car park is Q-Park, which is 3-minute walk from the venue  conveniently located on Talbot Street.

Save money on parking and purchase a Parking Voucher for Q-Park giving you 6 hours of parking for just £6 (only available for those parking after 1pm).

Customers of the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall can access reduced parking rates at Q-Park Talbot Street by pre-booking a Parking Voucher with us. These must be purchased in advance on our website, at the Box Office or by calling us on 0115 989 5555. The Parking Voucher allows customers who are parking after 1pm to park for 6 hours for just £6 (usually £10).

How to book a Parking Voucher:

  • Purchase your Parking Voucher in advance with us on our website, at the Box Office or by calling us on 0115 989 5555
  • Park in the Q-Park car park on the day of your visit – you will be issued a Q-Park parking ticket on entry
  • Present your Theatre Royal or Royal Concert Hall event ticket, Q-Park parking ticket and your Parking Voucher at the Box Office before the show (or to a member of the Front of House Team if the Box Office is closed) to get your Q-Park parking ticket validated
  • When you exit the car park use your validated Q-Park parking ticket to exit. If you have gone over your 6 hour time limit you can pay for any additional time at the barrier on exit.

If you have a Blue Badge please visit our Access page.

By Car

From M1 Junction 25, follow Brian Clough Way (A52) for 5.6 miles to Derby Road (A6200) in Nottingham.  Continue on Derby Road (A6200) for 2 miles to Upper Parliament Street.  This route should take approximately 20 minutes but please allow extra time for your journey during peak traffic periods.

By Tram

Alight at Royal Centre tram stop, directly outside the venue. To plan your route visit NET

Buy a £2.50 tram return Travel Voucher in advance. Retain your performance ticket for inspection when travelling. Valid until midnight.

By Bus

For bus times visit Trent Barton or Nottingham City Transport. For alternative bus routes visit Traveline East Midlands

By Rail

Nottingham Station is a 15-minute walk or a 10-minute taxi ride from the venue. By tram, it is a 10-minute journey from Station Street to Royal Centre. Visit East Midlands Trains for train times and fares.

By Taxi

Our preferred taxi partner is DG Cars 0115 9500 500.

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A large crowd of people of all ages are seated in an auditorium and enjoying the show which is taking place outside the top of the photograph.

Seating Plans

View the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall seating plans.

Visitors of all ages to the Royal Concert Hall stand on the stage and are shown around by a member of staff.


We offer a range of captioned, audio described, relaxed and sign language interpreted performances.

An elegantly assembled fish dish with a side of lemon wedge and salad leaves sitting next to a wine glass.

Eat & Drink

Whether you want a three-course meal or a quick drink before the show, we have the perfect choice for you.

A golden bow sitting on top of a white present with the golden ribbon wrapped around it is surrounded by sparkles.

Gift Vouchers

Treat your family & friends to an unforgettable experience with one of our Gift Vouchers.

A Go Card (with its signature purple and turquoise paint streaks and circular logo) sits just outside the Royal Concert Hall's doors.

Go Card

Under 26? Enjoy live music, theatre or classical music? If so, sign up for our Go Card.

A shot of the Theatre Royal auditorium taken from the stage. The large chandelier hangs proudly from the ceiling and lights dotted around the auditorium highlight the wonderful green of the theatre and the intricate golden designs that decorate the different levels.

Backstage Tours

Suitable for all ages, our backstage tours give you the chance to explore behind the scenes at both venues.