Transport and Locations
Transport and Locations
Below you can find information about the various options for transport to the Royal Danish Theatre's three houses.
Address: Kongens Nytorv nr. 9, 1017 København K
The Old Stage is located at Kongens Nytorv.
Several busses pass by Kongens Nytorv. Find more information on the web site of Movia or plan your journey by clicking on the "REJSEPLANEN" banner below the map.
There is a Metro station at Kongens Nytorv. Learn more on the Metro web site: www.m.dk
There are no parking spaces reserved for the theatre, but you can park in the surrounding streets or parking garages (please note that fees apply)
The Royal Play House
Address: Sankt Annæ Plads 36, 1250 København K
Walk through Nyhavn and turn left at the end of the pier.
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The closest Metro station is at Kongens Nytorv (in walking distance from The Royal Play House). Learn more on the Metro web site: www.m.dk
The harbour busses docks at Nyhavn right next to The Royal Play House. Line 993 shuttles back and forth between Nyhavn and Holmen (where The Royal Opera House is located).
Read more at the Movia web site.
There is a large 500 cars parking garage right next to the Royal Playhouse, below Kvæsthusmolen. The entrance is at the end of Sankt Annæ Plads next to Kvæsthusgade.
The Royal Opera House
Address: Ekvipagemestervej 10, 1438 København K
Walk from Christianshavns Torv/ Torvegade via Prinsessegade to Holmen. From Christianshavns Torv you can also walk through Ovengaden oven Vandet along the canal and turn right at the end via the bridge to Arsenaløen. From Christianshavns Torv the distance to The Royal Opera House is about 2 kilometers.
The Harbour busses travel from Ndr. Toldbod in the north to Teglholmen in the south and docks at both The Royal Opera House (Holmen) and The Royal Play House (Nyhavn).
Read more on dinoffentligetransport.dk
Shuttle habour bus
When the Opera has a performance after 7 pm, the waterbus 993 will shuttle between Nyhavn and the Opera 60 - 90 minutes before curtain. The waterbus will shuttle between the Opera and Nyhavn after the performance as long as there are Opera guests at the waterbus stop.
Line 9A runs Hovedbanegården (Copenhagen Central Station) and Christianshavns Torv. Get off at the stop Galionsvej (Danneskjold-Samsøes Allé) and walk from there.
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The closest Metro station is Christianshavns Torv. From there you can take bus 9A or walk to Holmen.
There is a limited number of parking spaces north of The Royal Opera House. Parking is free on weekdays between 3PM and 2AM and on weekends between 9AM and 2AM. At all other times fees apply.
Please note that other rules apply when parking outside the special parking space for The Royal Opera House.
Get a parking discount on theatre nights
As a guest at The Royal Danish Theatre you receive a 25 % discount when parking in Q-Park’s car park in Magasin.
If you have a subscription to The Royal Danish Theatre or own a theatre card you obtain a 50 % discount. The discount is valid all days and nights.
How to get the 25 % discount as a theatre guest:
1.Draw a parking ticket at the entrance to the car park.
2. The ticket is scanned in the ticket machine at The Play House or at the Old Stage. The ticket gets a bar code which later on releases the discount.
3. When you leave the car park you scan the ticket. The bar code now releases the discount and payment is then possible either in cash or with a credit card.
How to get the 50 % discount as a subscriber or theatre card holder:
1. Draw a parking ticket at the entrance to the car park.
2. When you leave the car park you first scan the ticket and next the subscription card or theatre card. The combination of ticket and card releases the discount and payment is then possible either in cash or with a credit card.
NB! If you use your credit card directly at the drive no parking ticket is released and therefore no discount. Thus, it is important to take out the parking ticket!