The Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester Venue Information



The Royal Exchange Theatre, St Anns Square, Manchester, M2 7DH [map]

For Sat Nav fans the postcode for the Royal Exchange is M2 7DH

Box office Open 7 days a week!

Monday – Saturday:

By phone or fax: 9.30am – 6.15pm

Box Office: 0161 8339833

Fax:0161 615 6696

In person:

9.30am – 7.30pm (Weekdays)

9.30am – 7.30pm / 8pm (Saturdays – please check individual show times)


By phone or fax:11.00am – 5.00pm

Box Office:0161 8339833

Fax:0161 615 6696

In person:11.00am – 5.00pm


Online: Book up to a few hours before the performance at

Season Tickets: 0161 832 0943 / more information

Group Bookings and Schools: 0161 833 0483 / /

There are two public entrances: one on Cross Street with steps only; one on St Ann’s Square, with a lift straight to Box Office. This entrance is always open during performances.

Public Transport

By Bus: The Theatre is within 15 minutes walk of all major city centre bus stops.

By Train: Piccadilly railways station is a 15 minute walk from the Theatre. Victoria station is a 10 minute walk and Oxford Road station is 15 minutes away.

By Metrolink: Metrolink’s nearest tram stop is Market Street, a 5 minute walk from the Theatre. St Peter’s Square/Library is the most convenient stop if coming from the Altrincham direction.


There are over 3000 car parking spaces within a 10 minute walk of the Theatre. Car parks with evening opening close to the theatre include: Market Place multi-storey by the Renaissance Hotel (320 spaces); High Street multi-storey above the Arndale Centre (1450 spaces) and Manchester Evening News Arena Car Park (1000 spaces).

Discounted Parking

Royal Exchange patrons can get discounted evening parking at the Market Place car park and the King Street West car park (which has lift access). Simply validate your parking ticket at the Box Office, and your parking will be automatically discounted when you return to the car park. Please click here for directions to the Market Place car park and to the King Street West car park.

Coach Parking

There is a drop off point for coaches on Cross Street. Waiting time is restricted to 15 minutes. There are some access restrictions in place during the day, these are marked on the above map. The nearest coach park is on Sheffield Street, near Piccadilly rail station. The coach park is open 24 hours and operates on a pay and display basis. For more information on the coach park please call NCP on 0161 817 8900.

Manchester Royal Exchange