Planning your visit
Find out how to get to the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall
Reaching the Southbank Centre by public transport
The Southbank Centre is situated on the Thames Riverside between the Golden Jubilee Bridge and Waterloo Bridge.
- London Underground to Embankment (Bakerloo, Northern, District and Circle lines) or Waterloo (Northern, Jubilee and Bakerloo lines)
- National Rail to Waterloo, Waterloo East or Charing Cross
Due to scheduled building works, car parks at the Southbank Centre may be closed or have limited availability.
Please visit the Southbank Centre’s website for the most up to date information about available parking.
Parking for Blue Badge holders
Due to scheduled building works, there may not be parking availble for blue badge holders.
Please visit the Southbank Centre’s website for the most up to date information about available parking for blue badge holders.
A taxi rank is adjacent to the Southbank Centre Square on Belvedere Road. If you are arriving at the Southbank Centre by taxi, please ask to be dropped off at Southbank Centre Square.
Coach bays for free drop off and collection only are available by the London Eye (pre-booked spaces only) and on the Upper Ground Slip Road off Waterloo Road behind the National Theatre, and also on the slip road opposite the National Theatre leading up to Waterloo Bridge.
What amenities can I find nearby?
The area around the Royal Festival Hall contains a varied selection of cafes, bars and restaurants to suit every occasion. Information about places to eat and drink, and other retail outlets on Southbank Centre land is available on the Southbank Centre website.