SPANISH FORMULA 1 GRAND PRIX 2017SPANISH F1 2017
12 14 MAY

RACE WEEKEND TRAVEL & PARKING

Getting to Circuit de Catalunya

Circuit de Catalunya

    Parking

    From Barcelona, follow the C-17 road and take the exit at Montmelo to get to the track. Alternatively you can take the AP-7 Toll Highway to the circuit and exit at 13, 14 or 15 for access to the circuit.

    Parking areas are located as follows:

    • Parking A - suitable for Stands H, C, G, B, N and General Admission
    • Parking B - suitable for Stands H, C, G, B and General Admission
    • Parking C - suitable for Stands Main, J, K, E, F, I
    • Parking D - suitable for Stands L, M and General Admission
    • Parking F - suitable for Stands A, F, E, K, J

    Motorbikes park free at the circuit over the weekend and do not need parking passes.

    Disabled parking is available in both Parking C and Parking A. This does not need to be booked in advance, and is free of charge. You will need to display your disabled parking badge in the windscreen on your car and head towards the correct parking area. Marshals will direct you to the correct parking area as you get closer to the circuit.

    Coach & Bus

    Coach service, Sagalés, will be running two bus services to the circuit this year. Both can be booked in advance to get to and from the circuit over the race weekend.

    Barcelona - Circuit de Catalunya:

    One service will run from Estacio del Nord, Ali Bei street, 80 in Barcelona. The bus will leave from platforms 25, 26 and 27 and will terminate at the supermarket Sorli Discau (300 metres from the circuit entrance). The timetable for 2017 can be found below.

    Friday 12th May
    • Departures from Estacio del Nord: From 08:00 to 12:30
    • Departures from the Circuit de Catalunya: From 15:00 to 18:00
    • Bus departure: every 30 minutes
    Saturday 13th May
    • Departures from Estacio del Nord: From 07:30 to 12:30
    • Departures from the Circuit de Catalunya: From 15:00 to 18:00
    • Bus departure: every 15 minutes
    Sunday 14th May
    • Departures from Estacio del Nord: From 07:30 to 12:00
    • Departures from the Circuit de Catalunya: From 15:45 to 18:00
    • Bus departure: every 10 minutes

    Lloret de Mar - Circuit de Catalunya:

    The second service will run from Lloret de Mar to the Circuit de Catalunya on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th May. The bus service will start at Hotel Hawaii and will make a few stops along the coast before heading on to the circuit. The total journey time from Lloret de Mar to the circuit is expected to be around 2 hours.

    Saturday 13th May
    • Departures from Hotel Hawaii: 06:30, 7:00, 8:00 and 08:30
    • Departures from the Circuit de Catalunya: 16:30, 16:45, 17:00 and 17:30
    Sunday 14th May
    • Departures from Hotel Hawaii: 06:30, 7:00, 8:00 and 08:30
    • Departures from the Circuit de Catalunya: 16:30, 16:45, 17:00 and 17:30

    Other departure points:

    Sagales also offer several other departure points from coastal towns Blanes, Malgrat de Mar, Santa Susanna, Pineda de Mar, Calella, and Sant Pol. If you would like further information on the exact locations of the stops in each town, please get in touch with us and we can advise further on this.

    Taxi

    Taxis can drop-off and pick-up at the main circuit gates. If possible, try to book your pick-up in advance to avoid a long wait.

    BookTaxiBarcelona is a Barcelona based taxi company who offer return trips from Barcelona City Centre or Airport to the track. In order to minimise waiting times at the end of the race, the taxi service will wait at the circuit, and you will meet the same driver in the same location for your return trip. More information can be found on by clicking here.

    You can also take an official taxi from Barcelona, the official taxis are black and yellow and are usually affordable, we advise you to check if the meter is being used. The fare should be on average around €10 per fifteen minute journey.

    Train

    The nearest stop to the circuit is Montmelo Station. You can take the Renfe R2 (dark green) or R2 Nord (light green) train from Barcelona Sants, Barcelona Passeig de Gracia or Barcelona El Clot-Arago stations in the direction of Granollers or Saint Celoni directly to Montmelo. All of these Barcelona stations can be reached using the Barcelona metro service. From Montmelo station, the circuit entrance is approximately a 25-30 minute walk. For a nominal fee, the town hall also operate a touristic shuttle service from the station to the circuit, although this service is very limited.

    Barcelona Sants is served by trains from most large cities in Spain, so if you are travelling from further afield, you may want to arrange travel to this station and then onward to the track.

    Helicopter

    Helicopter transfer services are available from a range of local and regional airports, as well as Barcelona Harbour (Port Vell), directly to the circuit. These transfers are available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. If you would like to book Friday or Saturday, please contact us directly.

    • Departures from Downtown Barcelona Harbour (Port Vell) offer a transfer over the city of Barcelona directly to the circuit, with a total journey time of 30 minutes.
    • Departures from Girona Airport will approach the circuit from the north-east and take approximately 50 minutes.
    • Departures from Sabadell Airport will approach the circuit from the west and take approximately 20 minutes.
    • Departures are also available from Reus Airport in Tarragona, flying along the coast, over Barcelona and to the circuit. This is a longer transfer that will take approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.

    All transfers are a return service for groups of 3 or 5, except for departures from Port Vell, which are available per person. The prices below are the total number of PAX. You will need to provide details of all passengers at the time of booking and each passenger will also need to bring their passport with them on the day.

    International

    For information on international travel including the nearest airports, please check out our Destination & Tourism page.

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