How to get there:
Nestled in the ground and unusually underground near Piccadilly Circus tube station The Criterion Theatre holds a very central position in the heart of London with many transport links.
Address: 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Westminster, London WIV 9LB
Tel: 0207 839 8811 or Box Office 0844 8471778
Tube: Piccadilly Circus Underground Tube Station is almost on the doorstep of The Criterion Theatre. Look for Bakerloo and Piccadilly Lines. The statue of Eros and Lillywhites are next to Piccadilly station and the theatre is on the left hand side of the statue of Eros.
London Charing Cross is the nearest National Rail station to the Criterion. Charing Cross is 10 minutes away. Leaving the station cross the road at the traffic lights. Take a left turn towards Trafalgar Square crossing the square to reach Pall Mall and take first right up Haymarket. Turn left to join Piccadilly Circus.
Several options of buses are available stopping along Haymarket: 3, 12, 88, 453 and Regent Street: 3, 6, 12, 13, 15, 23, 88, 139 and 453
The nearest Q Park is the 24 hour Chinatown car park at 20 Newport Place, WC2H 7PR. Parking is currently £18 for up to 3 hours and £24 for 4 hours but have your ticket validated at the theatre and save 50% of the parking fee. Theatre ushers have information of details where to get the ticket stamped. The Criterion Theatre is within the London Congestion charge Zone applying a charge of £10 per day from 7am to 6pm weekdays, (not including bank holidays) however after 6pm there is no congestion charge.
Black cabs are always in the area but Charing Cross station has a designated taxi rank.
Hotels near venue: 5* Le Meridien 3 mins on foot Covent Gdn Apts 9 mins on foot 4* Best Western 4 mins on foot 3* Premier Inn 4 mins on foot Restaurants: