By Train

Southern Trains (from Brighton and Victoria) or Southeastern serve Hastings and St Leonards. Trains depart London Victoria, London Charing Cross, London Bridge, London Cannon Street. Journey time is approx 1.5 hours but please consult the carriers’ websites before departure. There are usually taxis available right outside Hastings and St Leonards Warrior Square Stations. Walking time from Hastings Station to the Opus Theatre is not more than 10 mins.

By Road

Hastings is at the southern end of the A21, signposted virtually all the way from the M25. From the directions of either Brighton to the West or Folkestone to the East the A259 is the main coastal highway.


Parking in Hastings and St Leonards: many streets are zoned “resident only”. You are advised to park in one of the town’s main car parks: the underground opposite the White Rock Hotel (for events at White Rock Hotel and Pier); the Rock a Nore Car Park (for Jerwood Gallery) or the seafront car park. For Opus Theatre use the multi-storey at Priory Meadow Shopping Centre. All of these are pay-to-park. There is a small car park at the Stables Theatre and pay-to-park car park on The Bourne (for Stables Theatre and Electric Palace events).


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