State Theatre

Sydney's iconic State Theatre is a heritage-listed performance venue located in the heart of the city's central business district on Market Street, famous for offering "entertainment of unparalleled magnificence" since 1929.

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49 Market Street
Sydney, NSW 2000


Public Transport

The State Theatre is located 50-100 metres from major bus interchanges at Castlereagh, Elizabeth, George & York Streets. Town Hall and St James train stations are a 5-10 minute walk from the theatre. 

Town Hall is an accessible station with access details available online. To find out more on how to get to the State Theatre via public transport, call the Transport Infoline on 131 500 or visit the website.

Bike Parking

There are several bicycle parking spots near our venues, including U-rail parking, parking rings and parking stations. For more info, visit the City of Sydney website.


Secure Parking Piccadilly is located at 137 Castlereagh Street. Special rates for SFF patrons, $10 evening and weekend parking. Just visit to book your parking.


The main entrance of the State Theatre on Market Street is accessible for people using a wheelchair. There will be temporary ramp access to the Mezzanine Level. The State Theatre has 6 wheelchair accessible tickets available. These seats are situated on the Mezzanine Level and can be booked by contacting the Sydney Film Festival directly on 1300 733 733.

An accessible toilet is located next door. To access these facilities, please inform any staff member who will be happy to escort any patrons. Rest points are available in foyer and bathroom areas.

The State Theatre has a hearing loop located in the centre two blocks of seating in the mezzanine. Optimal seats are in the Mezzanine: Row H 26 - 32 Row G 25 - 31 Row F 25 - 31 Row E 24 - 30 Row D 23 - 29 Row C 23 - 29 and Row B 23 - 29.


49 Market Street
NSW, 2000