RACE WEEKEND TRAVEL & PARKING
Getting to Silverstone Circuit
Getting to Silverstone Circuit
Parking passes or Park and Ride must be booked in advance, to avoid a fixed penalty parking fine. Parking is only available to valid circuit entry ticket-holders and vehicles are not permitted to stay in parking areas overnight.
Official circuit parking is located on the Luffield and Abbey side of the circuit. Motorbikes park free at the circuit over the entire weekend and do not need parking passes. Parking passes for the independently run Whittlebury car park are located near Copse and Becketts and may be preferable for some customers.
Park and Ride allows you to park at a designated car park off the M1 (Junction 15a) or the M40 (Junction 10 and 11) and take the shuttle bus to the circuit. Please note: Park and Ride has a charge per vehicle parking pass (the shuttle bus is free). Please select the number of vehicle parking passes required (not the number of people) and a shuttle bus pass will automatically be provided for each entry ticket you have. The last Park and Ride buses are expected depart to the circuit around 10.30am each day.
Disabled car parks are available but require an alternative parking pass that must be reserved in advance, so please contact us to book this.
bookf1.com will be offering Megabus Grand Prix coach services running from a number of pick-up points to Silverstone. We expect these to be available to book shortly.
A taxi drop-off/pick-up point is located in car park 25 behind the Silverstone UTC. Please be aware that taxis will need to follow a very specific route, entering Silverstone Village from the north, to avoid getting caught in the A43 one-way system and being forced into the circuit parking - check your driver understands the route in advance.
Alternatively, taxis can drive into the circuit but because the A43 road is redirected as a one-way, you will need to book the taxi for the full day and buy car parking.
We recommend booking return journeys in advance to avoid long waits on the day.
Public train services run to Northampton and Milton Keynes train stations. From both stations, Stagecoach are operating shuttle buses to the circuit each day. These bus services will run at regular intervals and will be payable on the day.
In previous years Silverstone have also offered a London Euston to Silverstone Train and Bus Package. We expect this to be available for 2018 shortly.
Helicopter transfers are a great way to enter the circuit and avoid the traffic. Due to air-traffic limitations, only twin engine helicopters are permitted to land at the Silverstone Heliport over race weekend. Chartered twin engine helicopters are available from a variety of locations across the UK. Please contact us for more information on this.
If you are camping or staying close to the circuit then it may be possible to walk to the circuit. Check with your accommodation provider for possible routes.
The date of this race is based on the provisional calendar. Usually these dates do not change but this cannot be guaranteed until the final calendar is released towards the end of the year. If the date of the race does change, it will not affect the validity of any tickets you purchase for the event. If possible, we recommend booking any accommodation and flights/travel on a flexible basis or waiting until the calendar is confirmed.
For extra peace of mind, you can take out Booking Protection cover at the checkout and receive a refund on your booking including service and delivery fees if the event date changes and you cannot attend on the new date.