The Royal Opera house

Royal Opera House London

Venue Information

Royal Opera House
Address: Bow Street, Covent Garden, WC2E 9DD
Nearest Underground or Train Station: Covent Garden (Piccadilly line), Leicester Square (Piccadilly line, Northern line)
Nearest Buses: 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 68, 76, 77a, 91, 168, 171, 176, 188, 501(southbound only), 505, 521, X68 all go to the Aldwych.

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How do I get to the Royal Opera House?

Public transport is recommended to travel to the Royal Opera House. The nearest underground or train stations are Covent Garden (Piccadilly line), Leicester Square (Piccadilly line, Northern line). If arriving by bus, then the nearest bus lines are 1, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 26, 68, 76, 77a, 91, 168, 171, 176, 188, 501(southbound only), 505, 521, X68 all go to the Aldwych.. If driving to the theatre, the nearest car parks are Q-Park Chinatown (more parking information).  For directions to the Royal Opera House see our Google Maps directions or Apple Maps directions.

Theatre Quick Facts

Date opened: 7 December 1732
Designer: James Shepherd
First production: The Way of the World by William Congeve
Number of seats: 2268

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