RACE WEEKEND TRAVEL & PARKING
Getting to Circuit de Catalunya
Getting to Circuit de Catalunya
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 is available at the circuit. Parking areas are located as follows:
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 service, Sagalés, will be running two bus services to the circuit for the race. Both can be booked in advance to get to and from the circuit over the race weekend.
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 provisional timetable for 2019 can be found below, however please note that this is subject to change.
Friday 10th May
Saturday 11th May
Sunday 12th May
The second service will run from Lloret de Mar to the Circuit de Catalunya on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May. The bus service will start by 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. The timetable for these services can be found below:Saturday 11th May
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.
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.
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.
Departures from Downtown Barcelona Harbour (Port Vell) offer a transfer over the city of Barcelona directly to the circuit, with a journey time of 15 minutes each way. Departures from Barcelona El Prat Airport offer a direct transfer to the circuit, with a journey time of 20 minutes each way. 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.
Routes from regional airports to the circuit may be available on request.