Located in Edinburgh’s city centre, the Traverse is well-served by public transport and only a few minutes walk from Princes St.

🏠 Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge St, Edinburgh, EH1 2ED

By bus

These Lothian Bus services stop nearby the Traverse on, or close to, Lothian Road:
1, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 22, 24, 30, 34, 36, 47, 124 N16, N22, N28, N30 & N124.

Plan your route with the Lothian Buses website or app.

By train

Our nearest stations are Haymarket train station (15 minutes’ walk) and Waverley train station (25 minutes’ walk). Plan your route with the National Rail Enquiries website or app.

By tram

Our nearest tram stop is West End – Princes St (10 minutes’ walk). Plan your journey via Edinburgh Trams.

Car Parking

There are four blue badge bays on Cambridge Street, immediately outside the Traverse entrance (with step-free access).

The Castle Terrace Pay & Display car park is a short distance from the theatre. There is Pay & Display on-street parking in surrounding streets, but this is often very busy.


Taxis may drop off passengers immediately outside the Traverse entrance on Cambridge Street (with step-free access). A taxi rank is available on the opposite side of Lothian Road (northbound), outside the Sheraton Hotel.


Please note that we don’t have a cloakroom and can’t store any bags or luggage, but there is a Left Luggage facility at Waverley Train Station.

Only bags measuring 22cm x 35cm x 56cm (including handles and wheels), or smaller, can be taken into our auditoriums (one per person).

Any questions?

Email us at boxoffice@traverse.co.uk.