Getting Here

Getting here is easy — reach us by road, rail, bus, bike, plane or even helicopter.

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Getting to Silverstone map
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

We’re set in the heart of England.


Silverstone Circuit
Towcester
Northamptonshire
NN12 8TN

 

BY ROAD

Easy access if you prefer to ride...or drive.

FROM THE NORTH 
60 minutes south of Birmingham with road access exceptionally easy along the A43 dual carriageway from the M1 motorway.

FROM THE SOUTH
90 minutes north of central London from the M40 motorway and A43 dual carriageway.

BY TAXI
Taxis are readily available at all train stations. The drop off point at the circuit is now located in car park 25 behind the Silverstone UTC via Silverstone Village using Winterhills lane.

PARKING

BLUE BADGE HOLDERS
There’re a number of disabled parking areas available. For more information read our Accessibility section.

COMING BY MOTORBIKE?
Parking is free but must be pre-booked. Please select this option in the booking process to help us manage parking at the event.

Helmet and leather park available on the day. 

All you need to do is book your parking option when you book your tickets online. Here are your two options.

CAR PARK 1

As you arrive on the day, you’ll be directed to your allocated car park outside the circuit and have up to a 20 minute walk to the entrance gates (depending on how quickly you walk of course!).

OPENING TIMES

Car parks open up to half an hour before gate opening times and are closed overnight.

CAR PARK 1 PRICES

  • Friday £16
  • Saturday £29
  • Sunday £39
  • 3 Day Weekend £49
CAR PARK 2

You’ll be allocated an off-site car park, jump on a free shuttle service, and be dropped off a 2 minute walk from the gates.

LOCATIONS

Car parks will be confirmed soon and you will receive details of your allocated car park nearer to the event.

SHUTTLE TIMES

Shuttle’s will run in the morning to the circuit and in the afternoon and early evening back to the car parks. Shuttle service times will be published closer to the event.

CAR PARK 2 PRICES

  • Friday £8
  • Saturday £12
  • Sunday £17
  • 3 Day Weekend £28

ARRIVING BY CAR FROM M1/TOWCESTER OR M40/BRACKLEY?
When booking Car Park 1 or Car Park 2, we will ask you to select if you are approaching from either M1 or M40. This is for operational purposes only and you’ll be able to arrive from a different direction on the day of the event.

BY TRAIN

Silverstone is well supported by many rail stations close by.


 

  • The closest station, Wolverton, is approximately 10 miles (16km) away from the circuit. It offers direct train services to London Euston, Birmingham New Street and Northampton Rail Stations.
  • In the area and all under 13 miles (20km) away are Banbury, Milton Keynes and Northampton rail stations.
BY BUS

Stagecoach operates local bus services to and from the circuit. Just turn up on the day and pay the driver – be prepared for busy services for large events. The drop off point is located close to the circuit entrance.

Please consult the local bus service for their current timetables. No need to book in advance.

WEEKEND SERVICES

  • Milton Keynes Central train station (routes 83, MK1 and X91) Northampton train station,
  • Northampton bus station (routes N1, 87 and 88)
  • Sixfields football ground, to Silverstone Circuit (route 87) 
     

SUNDAY ONLY SERVICES

  • N1 – departs every 20 mins from 6am from North Gate Bus Station Bay 14, Northampton Rail Station
  • MK1 – departs every 30 mins from Milton Keynes Rail Station Z6
BY PLANE

Enjoy easy access from several international airports, with excellent transport links across the UK.

  • 55 miles (88km) from Birmingham Airport
  • 42 miles (68km) from London Luton Airport
  • 67 miles (108km) from Heathrow Airport
  • 89 miles (143km) from Stansted Airport