Where is the Bahrain Grand Prix?

The Bahrain Grand Prix is held on the International Circuit in Sakhir, Bahrain, located just 40 minutes from the capital city of Manama.

How long is the circuit?

The circuit is 5.4km, with 57 laps.

Is there parking onsite?

Spectators may mark onsite at the circuit, and are issued a free parking permit with every two Grandstand tickets purchased.

What is the nearest airport?

The closest airport to the circuit and the capital city of Manama is Bahrain International Airport.

What accommodation options are there for the event?

There are many accommodation options to suit all budgets in Manama; for more information, see our Travel & Accommodation guide here.

Where is best to sit?

Bahrain Circuit has a variety of grandstand and seating options to choose from, all offering
spectacular views of various parts of the track. For a detailed description of your seating choices, view our Where to Sit guide here.

Can I take my own food and drink into the circuit?

Alcohol may only be purchased once you are inside the circuit. You may take your own food into the circuit, however there are many food and beverage stands within the circuit offering great food at a good value for money.

What is the weather typically like?

Bahrain has a hot climate, with temperatures regularly reaching up to 30 degrees Celsius in the day. For this reason the race is often held at twilight, so spectators should bring both sun cream and a warm jacket for when the temperature drops at night.

What currency will I need?

Bahrain’s local currency is the Dinar.