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Ambassadors Theatre location

Right in the middle of London’s theatreland, the Ambassadors sits next to St Martin’s theatre, home to Agatha Christie’s murder mystery The Mousetrap, the longest-running production in British theatre history.

The venue is close to Charing Cross Road, Shaftesbury Avenue, Leicester Square and Covent Garden, all hugely popular with tourists and Londoners alike, and the public transport links are excellent.

By tube

  • The nearest tube stations are Leicester Square (for the Northern and Piccadilly lines) and Covent Garden (for the Piccadilly line), both within easy walking distance
  • 2 minutes from Leicester Square: Turn right down Long Acre out of Leicester Square station. Take the first left on Upper St Martin’s Lane as you reach the cross-roads. Keep walking to the end of the road and turn left, where you'll see St Martin’s theatre. Walk around the edge and you'll find the Ambassadors next to you on the right
  • 5 minutes from Covent Garden: Turn left out of the tube station and left again onto Long Acre. Take the first right onto Langley Street then go left onto Shelton Street. At the end of Shelton Street, follow the road as it curves around St Martin’s theatre and joins West Street. The Ambassadors is on your right

By bus

  • Buses for Charing Cross Road: 14, 19, 24, 38, 176
  • Buses for Shaftesbury Avenue: 14, 19, 38

By car

  • The Ambassadors is inside the London Congestion Charge Zone, which means if you want to drive there between 7am and 6pm (except bank holidays) it will cost you £10 a day. If you drive to the theatre after 6pm there's no charge
  • The theatre belongs to the Q-Park Scheme. The nearest Q Park is the 24hr Chinatown at 20 Newport Place, WC2H 7PR, where parking costs around £18 for up to 3hrs and £24 for 4hrs
  • You can save 50% if you have your parking ticket validated at the theatre - ask an usher for details
  • There's also an NCP Car Park on Upper St Martin’s Lane, but it isn't in the Q Park Scheme and costs £18 for 4 hours