Add Train Tickets after choosing your show and hotel

Theatre breaks = hotel + theatre

Your break = hotel + theatre + rail

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23 years in travel.
Established in 1997

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% off all public prices

Top-selling theatre breaks by rail

A little more about us:

We're based in Truro, Cornwall

Our UK call centre is open Mon - Sat

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We have the highest 5 star Google rating

We have a Trustpilot score of 4.9/ 5.0

Put together your ideal theatre break by rail with train travel from anywhere in Britain including a package fare reduction of up to 50%, 1000s of hotel to choose from and great deals on all top London theatre shows.

What are customers saying about Hotel Direct?

Hassle free and easy to book

Hassle free and easy to book... enjoyed 24hrs in London, good hotel and fantastic trip to the theatre.

Excellent service

The lady at the company who organised our trip over the phone was superb. Extremely professional and helpful. Thank you. We will use this company again.

Booking made easy!

We found it was an easy process to book, lots of options and everything lived up to the reviews. We thoroughly enjoyed our theatre break in London.

Made our booking perfect

Great theatre seats and the perfect hotel. Made it an easy process from start to finish. Very satisfied

London Hotel and Rail Deal

All was straight forward. Would use again.

Exactly met my requests

Exactly met my requests. The hotel was perfect!

Easy booking, no glitches

Efficient, trustworthy booking site with accurate information and NO glitches.

Very happy

Easy to book very happy with hotel and theatre seats.

Rarely need to check elsewhere as Hotel Direct finds the deal

Used Hotel Direct over a number of years. Will continue to do so. Good to be able to speak with a person, which I find better and quicker than going online.

Excellent service from start to finish!

Excellent service from start to finish. Easy booking. Kept in touch with me up until our trip. Great hotel. A company you can trust. Will most definitely use this company again. Highly recommend.

Booking a theatre break

Why book with Hotel Direct?

Hotel Direct was established in 1997. In 2010 we launched our theatre breaks service and in 2016 we partnered with all the UK's main train operating companies to offer London theatre breaks by rail from anywhere in the UK. We've obtained special package concessions from the train companies so booking your show, hotel and rail tickets together means that you get up to 50% off the train fares. What's more we're also able to offer up to 15% off our already discounted hotel prices when you book a package. With Hotel Direct you also get the reassurance that you're booking with a trusted UK company with a customer review score of 4.9 out of 5 on Trustpilot and a 5-star Google review rating. We're a British company and all our employees are in the UK so booking with us, you're putting a little bit back into the UK economy.

Travel from anywhere in the UK

Gone are the olds days of fixed travel days and set departure points. With our dynamic theatre breaks by rail you can travel when you want from wherever you want. Dynamic packages allow you to combine any rail travel available on the UK mainland network, with any London show and any one of hundreds of central London hotels. Discounts for packages will be included with savings off your rail fares and hotel plus the best possible prices on your theatre tickets.

We love theatre and trains!

There's no better way to arrive in the capital than by rail. Only a train can deliver you to the heart of the city via any one of 10 gateway train stations. Only on a train can you work, eat, move about, read and write, stream movies and music or just chat across a table to a friend or fellow traveller. It is the most civilised and relaxed way to travel to London. And we love theatre. Every employee of Hotel Direct has been to London shows and can guide your choice of show with personal insight and a real passion for the theatre.

Choose where you'll sit - in the train and theatre

With Hotel Direct you can choose whether you sit at a window, facing or with your back to the direction of travel, in a quiet or normal coach. You can choose to upgrade to First Class. For theatre we have unique interactive seating plans of all West End theatres. You'll be able to choose exactly where you are sitting and compare prices and ratings of all available seats.

It's cheaper to book your rail tickets within a theatre break

Booking a break means that we can offer special offer rates that are only available for packages. With a theatre break by rail you have the opportunity of getting extra discounts off the rail fares and hotel prices. In fact up to 50% off the price of the train tickets and up to an extra 15% off the price of your hotel booking. So if you're travelling to London by train to see a show, book a Theatre Break by rail and save a small fortune.