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European Grand Prix Travel Comparison

CampingF1 travel comparison for European Formula 1 Race Events.   


Spanish F1 – Circuit de Catalunya – 08-10 May 2015

The Circuit de Catalunya is located just 32km from Barcelona and only 18km from Costa de Barcelona. With great public transport links and two major roads that run either side, the circuit is easily accessible. The race is the first European Grand Prix on the Formula 1 Calendar, held in early May, visitors can expect plenty of sunshine! 

Getting there

Driving
Ferry: Portsmouth to Bilbao – 24 Hours - £588 (Return)
Drive Route: Bilbao to Circuit de Catalunya, near Montmelo
Drive distance: 614km
Drive time: 5h 23m
Drive Cost: Tolls – £52, Fuel - £90.

Flying
Airport location: Barcelona El Prat, 53km from the Circuit.
Fly time: 2h 10m
Flight cost: From £96 (Return)
Providers: EasyJet, Ryanair, British Airways, Monarch
Car Hire: Sixt Car Hire

CampingF1

Location: Designated area within Circuit Camping
Services: Pitch for your own tent or motorhome, Quality range of Pre erected tent hire
Prices From: £45 per person
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Entertainment: Not Available 
More Information: CampingF1 Spanish Grand Prix

Tickets

General Admission Ticket - £81.00
Average Cost of Grandstand Tickets - £215.00
Number of Different Grandstands Available - 10
VIP/Paddock Club - From £950.00
Discounts Available For Children (6-18) and Adults over 65 Years

Call us about tailor made packages for our Spanish Grand Prix Campsite. This can include a combination of Camping with Race Tickets, Ferry crossings, Flights and Car Hire. Please contact us to discuss your requirements. 

Call us on +44 (0) 207 193 2636 


Monaco F1 – Circuit of Monte Carlo – 21-24 May 2015

The Monaco Grand Prix is situated on the streets of Monte Carlo in the heart of Monaco. Accessing the second smallest country in the world is easy as good transport links connect Monaco to France and Italy including substantial train and bus services and the main autoroute. Although Monaco does not have it's own airport, Nice Airport is located just 30 km along the coast. May is not the hottest period in Monaco, however situated along the Mediterranean coast, visitors can still expect plenty of sunshine and comfortable temperatures.   

Getting there

Driving
Ferry: Dover to Calais - £100 (Return)
Drive Route: Calais to Monaco
Drive distance: 1247km
Drive time: 10h 54m
Drive Cost: Tolls – £80, Fuel - £195.

Flying
Airport location: Nice, 30 km from Monaco.
Fly time: 2h
Flight cost: From £268 (Return)
Providers: EasyJet, British Airways
Taxi Transfer: From £130 (Return) 
Car Hire: Sixt Car Hire 

CampingF1

Location: Peillon - 18km from Monaco (4km as the crow flies) 
Services: Pitch for your motorhome, Quality range of Pre erected tent hire, Coach Transfers,
Prices From: £155 per person (inc breakfast and coach transfers)
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Entertainment: Saturday Evening BBQ
More Information: CampingF1 Monaco Grand Prix

Tickets

General Admission Ticket - £98.40
Average Cost of Grandstand Tickets - £520.00
Number of Different Grandstands Available - 15
VIP/Paddock Club - From £1550.00
Discounts Available For Children (6-15)

Call us about tailor made packages for our Monaco Grand Prix Campsite. This can include a combination of Camping with Race Tickets, Ferry crossings, Flights and Car Hire. Please contact us to discuss your requirements. 

Call us on +44 (0) 207 193 2636

 

Austrian F1 – Red Bull Ring Spielberg – 19-21 June 2015


The Austrian Grand Prix is located in the greenest region of Austria, Styria. Although access via public transport is slightly more difficult than other circuits, driving to the ring is reasonably simple as it is well connected via the nearby motorway. With average temperatures in June of just over 20 degrees, visitors can enjoy a comfortable climate. 

Getting there

Driving
Ferry: Dover to Calais - £100 (Return)
Drive Route: Calais to Spielberg  
Drive distance: 1281km
Drive time: 12h 4m
Drive Cost: Fuel - £200.

Flying
Airport location: Vienna, 207 km from Circuit.
Fly time: 2h 15m
Flight cost: From £143 (Return)
Providers: EasyJet, British Airways, Austrian Airlines
Although Graz is the closest Airport, there are no direct flights from London to this destination.
Car Hire: Sixt Car Hire

CampingF1

Location: TBA 
Services: Pitch for your own tent or motorhome, Quality range of Pre erected tent hire
Prices From: £45 per person
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Entertainment: TBA
More information: CampingF1 Austrian Grand Prix

Tickets

General Admission Ticket - £82.00
Average Cost of Grandstand Tickets - £270.00
Number of Different Grandstands Available - 11
VIP/Paddock Club – From £1560.00
Discounts Available For Children (0-14)

Call us about tailor made packages for our Austrian Grand Prix Campsite. This can include a combination of Camping with Race Tickets, Ferry crossings, Flights and Car Hire. Please contact us to discuss your requirements. 

Call us on +44 (0) 207 193 2636


British F1 – Silverstone Circuit – 03-05 July 2015


Home to the British Racing Drivers Club, Silverstone Circuit is located in the heart of England. Nestled between the M1 and M40, the track has great travel links to both the North and South of England. If you wish to use public transport, there are plenty local and national train and bus services that run to Silverstone and nearby areas. Although the British Grand Prix is located in early July with average temperatures of 25 degrees, the Great British Summer can be unpredictable.  

Getting there

Driving
Drive Route: London to Silverstone 
Drive distance: 79.3 miles
Drive time: 1h 30m
Drive Cost: Fuel - £20.

Flying
Airport location: Luton, 38 miles from Circuit. Birmingham and East Midlands also close.  
Flights from: Paris, Aberdeen, Belfast, Dublin and many more.
Providers: EasyJet, Ryanair and Monarch
Taxi Transfer: From £80 (Return)

CampingF1

Location: Towcester Road, Silverstone.  
Services: Pitch for your own tent or motorhome, Quality range of Pre erected tent hire
Prices From: £40 per person
Minimum Stay: 1 nights
Entertainment: Guest Speaker, Live Music, Fully Licensed Marquee 
More information: CampingF1 British Grand Prix

Tickets

General Admission Ticket - £175.00
Average Cost of Grandstand Tickets - £310.00
Number of Different Grandstands Available - 23
VIP/Paddock Club – From £1400.00
Discounts Available For Children (0-15)

Call us about tailor made packages for our British Grand Prix Campsite. This can include a combination of Camping with Race Tickets, Ferry crossings, Flights and Car Hire. Please contact us to discuss your requirements. 

Call us on +44 (0) 207 193 2636


German F1 –Nurburgring – 17-19 July 2015


















Situated in West Germany, the Nurburgring has good access routes for all types of transport. The circuit can not be directly accessed via train, however the comprehensive bus service will take you directly to the circuit. If you wish to drive, the circuit is serviced by the A1, A61 and A48. The temperature tends to reach just over 20 degrees in July and it is not a surprise to see some rain over the weekend.    


Getting there

Driving
Ferry: Dover to Calais - £100 (Return)
Drive Route: Calais to Nurburgring
Drive distance: 450km
Drive time: 4h 20m
Drive Cost: Fuel - £70.

Flying
Airport location: Cologne, 81 km from the circuit.
Fly time: 1h 10m
Flight cost: From £54 (Return)
Providers: EasyJet, Ryanair, Germanwings
Public Transport Connection: Getting to the Nurburgring
Car Hire: Sixt Car Hire 

CampingF1

CampingF1 will not be providing a campsite at the 2015 German Grand Prix.
Circuit Camping is available. 

Tickets

Tickets are not available at time of publication. 
General Admission Ticket - 
Average Cost of Grandstand Tickets -
Number of Different Grandstands Available -
VIP/Paddock Club -
Discounts Available For Children (6-15)


Hungarian F1 – Hungaroring – 24-26 July 2015


The Hungarian Grand Prix is situated only 20 km from Budapest, and accessing the circuit is made easy with the free bus service provided from Budapest Centre. Visitors may also access the circuit using the metro/train, taxi, or helicopter. If you wish to drive, the circuit is located just off the M3 and plenty of trackside parking is available. It has only ever rained twice in the last 28 years at the Grand Prix so expect plenty of sunshine and temperatures around 30 degrees.   

Getting there

Driving
Ferry: Dover to Calais - £100 (Return)
Drive Route: Calais to Hungaroring
Drive distance: 1576km
Drive time: 15h
Drive Cost: Tolls - £16 Fuel - £250.

Flying
Airport location: Budapest, 41km from the circuit.
Fly time: 2h 30m
Flight cost: From £110 (Return)
Providers: EasyJet, Ryanair British Airways
Taxi Transfer: From £65 (Return) 
Car Hire: Sixt Car Hire

CampingF1 

CampingF1 will not be providing a campsite at the 2015 Hungarian Grand Prix.
Circuit Camping is available.

Tickets

General Admission Ticket - £78.00
Average Cost of Grandstand Tickets - £200.00
Number of Different Grandstands Available - 12
VIP/Paddock Club – From £2800.00
Discounts Available For Children (under 13)

Belgian F1 – Spa Francorchamps – 21-23 August 2015



The Belgian Grand Prix is nestled in the Ardennes Forest in East Belgium. The Belgium public transport is well organised and the circuit can be reached by train or bus. Alternatively, driving to the circuit is relatively easy, as the motorway runs East of the circuit from North to South. The race is famous for its unpredictable weather, when it can be raining on one part of the track and bright sunshine on another. 

Getting there

Driving
Ferry: Dover to Calais - £100 (Return)
Drive Route: Calais to Spa Francorchamps
Drive distance: 342km
Drive time: 3h 5m
Drive Cost: Fuel - £65.

Flying
Airport location: Brussels, 140 km from the circuit.
Fly time: 1h 05m
Flight cost: From £120 (Return)
Providers: EasyJet, British Airways, Brussels Airlines
Train Connection: Belgian Rail 
Car Hire: Sixt Car Hire

CampingF1

Location: Lodomez, 11 km from the Circuit 
Services: Pitch for your own tent or motorhome, Quality range of Pre erected tent hire
Prices From: £45 per person
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Entertainment: Guest Speaker, Live Music, Fully Licensed Marquee 
More information: CampingF1 Belgian Grand Prix

Tickets

General Admission Ticket - £82.00
Average Cost of Grandstand Tickets - £320.00
Number of Different Grandstands Available - 13
VIP/Paddock Club – From £1200.00
Discounts Available For Children (6-15)

Call us about tailor made packages for our Belgian Grand Prix Campsite. This can include a combination of Camping with Race Tickets, Ferry crossings, Flights and Car Hire. Please contact us to discuss your requirements. 

Call us on +44 (0) 207 193 2636


Italian F1 – Monza – 04-06 September 2015


Located in Northern Italy, close to the Switzerland boarder, and less than 30 km from central Milan, the Italian Grand Prix in Monza is easily accessible. Milan hosts two airports, and there are plenty of trains and buses that run to Monza and the circuit itself. Over the past years, both Milan and Monza have been extensively improving their road networks. Although Monza hosts a slightly cooler climate than southern Italy, visitors can still expect plenty of sunshine and temperatures reaching up to 25 degrees.      

Getting there

Driving
Ferry: Dover to Calais - £100 (Return)
Drive Route: Calais to Monza (Via France)
Drive distance: 1139km
Drive time: 10h
Drive Cost: Tolls - £70 Fuel - £180.
Tip: Drive to Italy via France and Mont Blanc, but head back via Switzerland and Germany!  

Flying
Airport location: Milan Malpensa, 62km from the circuit.
Fly time: 1h 55m
Flight cost: From £110 (Return)
Providers: EasyJet, British Airways
Taxi Transfer: From £140 (Return) 
Car Hire: Sixt Car Hire

CampingF1

Location: Macherio, 4 km from the Circuit 
Services: Quality range of Pre erected tent hire
Prices From: £125 per person
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Entertainment: TBA 
More information: CampingF1 Italian Grand Prix

Tickets

General Admission Ticket - £79.00
Average Cost of Grandstand Tickets - £260.00
Number of Different Grandstands Available - 17
VIP/Paddock Club – From £1050.00
Discounts Available For Children (under 11)

Call us about tailor made packages for our Italian Grand Prix Campsite. This can include a combination of Camping with Race Tickets, Ferry crossings, Flights and Car Hire. Please contact us to discuss your requirements. 

Call us on +44 (0) 207 193 2636

Notes:

·         All flights from Any London Airport unless specified.
·         Prices which would be in Euros converted to GBP at 1.25
Fuel prices calculated based on a new, medium sized petrol vehicle.
All dates yet to be confirmed at time of publication. 

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