The King’s Theatre is one of the most noteworthy cultural landmarks in Glasgow. It was opened in 1904 and restored in the late 2000s. The theatre has got 1785 seating capacity and four levels: Stalls, Grand Circle, Upper Circle and Gallery. The venue hosts a wide range of performances, such as comedy, musicals and dance shows. The theatre is also known far beyond Glasgow for its pantomime, which is held every year for almost five decades.
The King’s Theatre is within easy reach by rail and tube, so you can equally use public transport or taxi services.
By train and tube: The Charing Cross Station is right around the corner from the King’s Theatre. You can also get there by tube. In this case, head to St Georges Cross Subway Station.
By bus: You may choose a wide range of bus routes, such as 18, 42, 44, 57 and others. Head to Bath Street Bus Station.
By car: Drive along A804 towards Charing Cross to get to the car park. Turn right to Sauchiehall Street and then turn right again to Elmbank Street. Then, enter Elmbank Crescent and you will see the car park on your right.
International: the best way to get to the King’s Theatre from Glasgow International Airport is by train (the station is right at the terminal exit), because the theatre is really close to the station. It will take you about half an hour, but you will save a lot.
The King’s Theatre doesn’t have a car park, but there is 24/7 multi-storey car park in Elmbank Crescent. Disabled parking is always available there.
Access for people with special needs
Five wheelchair spaces are available in the theatre. Accessible seats are located in the back of the auditorium. Wheelchair adapted toilets are available, too. Guide dogs are allowed. The venue also provides hearing impaired visitors with two kinds of hearing assistance system.
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