DisclaimerDue to the nature of the acts in the show, changes in the cast may occur. In addition, the content and duration of the show may differ from time to time. Although we try to keep this information up to date, we cannot guarantee its accuracy.
How to get to the Royal Albert Hall
South Kensington and High Street Kensington are the closest underground stations to the Royal Albert Hall. It takes approximately 10 minutes to walk here from either station.
The nearest underground station offering step-free access from street to train is Green Park. Bus 9 travels from Green Park to the Hall.
The nearest National Rail station is London Victoria.
Buses: 9, 23, 52, 70, 360, 452, 702
Taxis: Black taxis can usually be hailed from outside the front of the building (Door 6).
Cycling: There are a number of public bicycle racks located towards the south side of the building. Bicycles are left on these racks at your own risk. There are also several Santander Cycles docking stations within walking distance of the Hall.
Parking: We offer parking spaces at nearby Imperial College (approximately 5 minutes’ walk away), from 6pm for evening shows and from 1pm for weekend matinees. Please note that parking is not available for weekday matinee performances.
Entrances are located on Prince Consort Road (evenings only) and Exhibition Road (evenings and matinees).
Spaces must be booked in advance and cost £10.75 (including a 7.5% booking fee).
Accessible Parking : There are ten free parking spaces available for Blur Badge Bolders from two hours before the start of an event. The entrance is located outside Door 8, which has ramped access to the building. To book a space, please phone the Royal Albert Hall Access Line on +44 (0)20 7070 4410
The Grand Chapiteau (Big Top).
The Grand Chapiteau seats over 2,600 spectators per performance. The Grand Chapiteau is a temporary structure which is supported by four masts. All seats are cushioned with backs.
* Please be advised that all backpacks or other items larger than a handbag or briefcase will not be allowed on Cirque du Soleil premises. All bags and persons entering Cirque du Soleil premises are subject to search by designated and qualified security personnel before being allowed onto the premises. As such, we recommend that you plan to arrive in advance, as these searches may slow down the speed at which access to the venue is granted. Cirque du Soleil reserves the right to refuse entry to any person who refuses to submit to security measures, in which case no refund for ticket purchase shall be accepted.
The Entrance Tent and concessions open 45 minutes prior to show time. The Grand Chapiteau opens 30 minutes before show time.
The show starts on time and latecomers are admitted only during a suitable break in the performance. Late-coming wheelchair-users can only be admitted at the intermission.
Box Office Hours
Open: 90 minutes prior to show
Close: 30 minutes after the start of the show
Prices are displayed on the first steps of the booking process, according to your performance and seat selections. Start by choosing the tickets of your choice.
The children's discount applies to children 2 to 12 years old. Children under 2 years old are permitted to attend for free, but must remain seated on a parent's lap at all times.
Children are not permitted to be left unattended on the site of Cirque du Soleil. Tickets purchased for children must have an adult seated beside.
Students, Seniors and Military
The student discount applies to individuals 13 years old and over with a valid student I.D. (includes College and University student I.D.). The senior discount applies to individuals 65 years old and up. The Military discount applies to those who have valid Military I.D. Student , senior and military discounts are available for non-peak performances only.
Book as early as you can to secure the best choice of seats at the best possible prices! Our demand-based pricing policy allows us to make more tickets available at lower prices. Our policy conforms to the principle of ‘the earlier you buy the better the prices will be, and the better the choice of seats'. To achieve this we set the lowest possible prices for all performances as soon as they go on sale. Ticket prices on cirquedusoleil.com will be adjusted in real-time and will reflect the most current price for each performance based on demand. Prices are subject to change without notice.
2 hours 15 minutes, including a 25-minute intermission.
Many exciting merchandise items ranging from, but not limited to, souvenir programs, apparel, accessories and home goods are available for purchase.
Food & Beverages
Arrays of alcoholic and non-alcoholic refreshments as well as snacks are available for purchase.
Wheelchair & reduced mobility seating
At Cirque du Soleil we make every effort to ensure that every one of our shows offers accommodations to our patrons with special needs. That is why an area in each Grand Chapiteau (big top) has been made wheelchair-accessible. Below you will find all necessary information regarding booking space or seats in this area. Enjoy the show!