Your Visit

The Electric Theatre lies in the heart of Guildford just minutes away from train, bus and car parking facilities.

Our Box Office is open, for in person and telephone bookings, from 10:30am until 5pm Monday through Saturday, or 10:30am until the start of the evening show on performance dates. Our Café Bar is only open from 4:30pm on performance dates and from 10am on Saturdays.

For our location, please view the map of The Electric Theatre (the Theatre is denoted by the arrow on the map).

Parking at The Electric Theatre is strictly for disabled patrons. If you require a parking space please contact our Box Office on 01483 444789 or email

Bedford Road Car Park is just a few minutes walk from the Theatre on Onslow Street. Parking is £1.20 an hour during the day and £1 per evening visit (after 6pm). On Sunday up to three hours parking is £1.50, three to six hours is £2.50. Sunday evening parking is £1 per visit (after 5pm).

For alternative parking information, please visit the parking pages.

Please make sure you arrive in good time for matinee performances and Friday and Saturday nights as the car parks can get very busy.

Contact us

Box office number: 01483 444789
Email: Contact Us
The Electric Theatre
Onslow Street
United Kingdom


Finding your way to The Electric Theatre couldn't be easier, but if you're not sure of the best way to travel, please contact us.

Car - The A3 provides the main route into Guildford (junction 10 of the M25). To get to the Theatre, follow signs for Guildford Town Centre from the A3, A25, A281, A322, A323, A31 or A3100. We are located in the middle of the town centre one way system, in between the Friary Shopping Centre and the River Wey, and next to The Rodboro Buildings which house Wetherspoons Free House and the Academy of Contemporary Music.
Train - Guildford mainline Station is well served with train services from London (35 minutes from Waterloo station) and the surroundings areas. The theatre is just a few minutes' walk from the station, or alternatively there is a taxi rank just outside the station.
Bus - An extensive local bus service is available to and from the Friary Bus Station, again a few minutes from the theatre. Guildford also has a comprehensive Park and Ride system which may help with your visit. All Park and Ride buses will bring you to the Friary Bus Station.
On Foot - From the town centre, there is an underpass between New Look and TK Maxx in Friary Street. Alternatively, if you are coming from the Friary Shopping Centre, Bus Station or Train Station, there are pedestrian crossings.
Cyclists - Bike racks are located alongside the Theatre, just by the main entrance.


The Electric Theatre aims to make its facilities accessible to all members of the community. There is level or ramped access to the auditorium, Café Bar and toilets. The auditorium can accommodate up to eight wheelchairs and discounts for you and your companion are available.
The auditorium has the Sennheiser infra red sound enhancement system and headsets can be obtained from the Box Office prior to a performance.
Assistance dogs are welcome, please advise the Box Office when booking so that they can provide you with an appropriate seat in the auditorium.
Please let us know your requirements when booking and we will strive to accommodate them. If you require the brochure in an alternative format or language then please let us know.
We also have pdf icon The Electric Theatre Visual Story [668kb], a pack to support children, young people and adults with autism, communication difficulties, other learning disabilities and those with English as a second language.


No babes in arms unless indicated. Young children must have a valid ticket and occupy a seat. Please note that when the brochure states that a production is suitable for children over a certain age, The Electric Theatre will not knowingly sell tickets for children younger than the age suggested.

The Electric Theatre is a smoke-free venue. Smoking is permitted on the lower terrace and plaza only. If in any doubt, please check with the duty manager.

Last updated: 29 December 2016 15:40 PM