Stratford-upon-Avon is in the heart of the West Midlands, a short drive from Junction 15 of the M40, giving good access to the M42, M5, M6 and M25. Our postcode is CV37 6BB.

Road closures 12-23 November

Banbury Road, Stratford-upon-Avon is closed for two weeks from Sunday 12 November, for resurfacing. This could affect traffic into the town centre at peak times, so please allow extra time for your journey if you're coming into the town from the direction of Banbury or Shipston.

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Our address

Royal Shakespeare Company
Royal Shakespeare Theatre
CV37 6BB

Our theatres and eating places

The Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Swan Theatre are located on the same site next to the river. The Other Place is three minutes walk along Southern Lane.

The Rooftop Restaurant is situated on the third floor of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. As you approach the main entrance to the building, go inside and turn left and take the lift to the third floor. The Riverside Cafe is on the ground floor of our main building.

How to find us

By car

Stratford-upon-Avon is a short drive from Junction 15 of the M40, giving good access to the M42, M5, M6 and M25. Our postcode is CV37 6BB.

Car parks

There is a large choice of fee-charging car parks in Stratford-upon-Avon.

Accessible parking

There are seven bays on Waterside directly outside the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and 10 bays on Chapel Lane, the road opposite the Swan Theatre. These spaces are available on a first come, first served basis.

Southern Lane also has on-road parking for blue badge holders; the parking bays at the side and rear of The Other Place (formerly The Courtyard Theatre) are available. There is a car drop off point directly outside the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and a coach drop off point just past the Swan Theatre.

Park and Ride

Stratford's Park and Ride  service runs daily from 7.30am, Mondays to Saturdays. The last Park and Ride bus leaves Bridge Street at 7.05pm. Show your RSC theatre tickets or email confirmation for a discounted Maxi Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 4 children) – only £2 (all day).

By train

You can travel directly to Stratford-upon-Avon train station from Birmingham (Snow Hill or Moor Street stations).
Last train back to Birmingham, Monday - Friday at 11.30pm

Trains from London travel from Marylebone station via Banbury, Leamington Spa and Warwick. The last train back to London, Monday – Friday, is at 11.15pm.

For National Rail Enquiries call 08457 484950 or visit the National Rail Enquiries website.

By bus or coach

For details of local bus services from Birmingham to Stratford-upon-Avon please ring 0870 608 2608. For local bus services from Oxford call 08705 808 080.

For national enquiries call 08705 808 080 or visit National Express Coaches

By air

Stratford-upon-Avon is 27 miles from Birmingham Airport and 60 miles from East Midlands Airport. It is also convenient for Luton, Heathrow and Gatwick Airports to the south.

Information is available from the Box Office on 01789 403493.

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