(From Princes Street) The Festival Theatre is on Nicolson Street, which is the continuation of North Bridge heading south from the east end of Princes Street (the Balmoral Hotel is on the corner of Princes Street and North Bridge). The theatre is on the right hand side of the road; approximately 10 minutes walk from the east end of Princes Street.
The nearest rail station to the Festival Theatre is Waverley Station.
The Festival Theatre is accessible by many different bus routes across the city.
The main Lothian bus routes which serve the Festival Theatre are: 3, 3A, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, 47, 49
First Buses: 86, 86A