Southbank Centre is positioned in the heart of London's thriving South Bank and welcomes visitors 364 days a year. Relax with a glass of wine on Festival Terrace, wander through the Royal Festival Hall foyers, take part in one of hundreds of free events, enjoy a meal from an array of cafes and restaurants, browse the shops and markets or visit one of Southbank Centre’s iconic venues - Royal Festival Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Purcell Room, the Hayward Gallery and the Saison Poetry Library.
Southbank Centre is a short walk away from Covent Garden and Westminster and minutes from the Waterloo, Charing Cross and Embankment London Underground and British Rail stations.
For information on step-free access to Southbank Centre, see our Photo Access Maps in our Access Information pages.
Find the best route for getting to Southbank Centre by visiting
Transport for London's Journey Planner.
Nearest underground stations:
Waterloo (Bakerloo, Northern, Jubilee and Waterloo and City lines)
Embankment (Circle and District lines)
Nearest railway stations:
Buses stop on Waterloo Bridge, in York Road, in Belvedere Road and in Stamford Street.
Boats stop at Festival Pier.
Bike stands are located in Southbank Centre Square.
We have parking available if you will be driving to Southbank Centre.