Find Us

The Old Vic is located very close to lots of major transport networks, and the easiest way to get to us is usually by public transport. Please see below for more information on the different ways to get here.

Tube & train

The Old Vic is brilliantly connected to all major tube and train lines.

We are three minutes’ walk from Waterloo station, served by the Northern, Bakerloo, Jubilee and Waterloo & City tube lines, as well as the South West national rail line. Exit via EXIT 2 (Waterloo Road) and turn right; The Old Vic is straight ahead of you, approximately 220 steps away.

Waterloo East, served by the South Eastern national rail line, is also a five minute walk away.

We are five minutes’ walk from Southwark station (Jubilee line) and 15 minutes’ walk from Blackfriars station (District and Circle lines, and South Eastern national rail line). All these stations are in Zone 1. Visit the TFL website to plan your journey.

On Foot

The Old Vic is on the junction of Waterloo Road and The Cut.


There are several Santander Cycle hire docking stations near The Old Vic. There are bike racks next to the theatre on Webber Street, Lower Marsh and Waterloo Road.


Local routes include 1, 168, 171, 172, 176, 188, 68, N1, N171 and N68. Visit the TFL website to plan your journey.


The Old Vic is inside the Congestion Charge zone. The daily charge applies between 7am–10pm, everyday.

Car Parks

Hayward Gallery and Hungerford Bridge (both open between 7am–1am daily) visit the Southbank Centre website for more information; National Theatre Car Park (both open between 7am–1am daily) visit the National Theatre website for more information; Union Car Park, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 1RU (open between 6am–8pm daily).

*0344 numbers cost the same as calls to regular landline numbers – usually included in bundled minutes and unlimited fixed mobile call packages.