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Circuit de Catalunya race track Montmelo

Circuit de Catalunya race track MontmeloGoogle Map
Website:
http://www.circuitcat.com
Street:
Carretera a Granollers
Postal Code:
08160
City:
Montmelo
Country:
Country: es

How to get to this venue

How to get to Montmelo race track Barcelona

The Circuit de Catalunya at Montmelo is the racetrack for international motor racing competitions in Barcelona. The biggest events are the annual F1 Formula One Spanish Grand Prix in May and Catalunya MotoGP in June
  The sporting calendar of the Circuit de Catalunya also includes several competitions of the Catalan and Spanish Motorcycling and Car Championships, 24 Hours Endurance races, and more. The Circuit de Catalunya can also be contacted for activities in connection with incentive events, presentations and conventions. Activities include quads racing, go-karts, 4X4 circuit and helicopter flights and more. Montmelo is in the Valles Oriental comarca (county of Barcelona. Nearby attractions include Roca Outlet Village. For more attractions in this area visit the Valles Oriental Tourist Office . The Montmelo race track was built in 1991 and has hosted the Barcelona F1 Spanish Grand Prix ever since. Prior to the opening of Montmelo the Barcelona F1 races were on street circuits in the Pedralbes area from 1951 and uptil the 1960ies, and then in the 1970ties on Montjuic hill from 4th May 1969 to 27th April 1975. 

Getting to Montmelo race track Barcelona 


View in larger map Montmelo racetrack - Circuit de Catalunya


Hotels near Montmelo racetrack
The Montmelo racetrack is located 28km north of Barcelona, but in a remote location, so most fans stay in hotels for the Formula 1 race in Barcelona and then take the train or bus to the race. 

Hotel Montmelo (2km from racetrack)

Hotels near Montmelo racetrack near Barcelona


Hotels in Barcelona





By Car to Montmelo racetrack
Driving time is 30 minutes from center of Barcelona to Montmelo racetrack, but on F1 race days it can take up to 2 hours or more, so leave early.  Parking tickets can be purchased online on Ticketmaster.es or at the the racetrack. The parking opens at around 6.30 in the morning but is closed at night.
>  Google maps - directions to Montmelo race track Barcelona
>  Maps Montmelo race track
>  GPS location of one of entrances to Montmelo



By Bus to Montmelo racetrack

For F1 and MotoGP races there is a GP shuttle coach service by Sagalés cus company which leave from Passeig de Sant Joan 52. Journey time to Montmelo is 45 minutes. The nearest metro stations to the GP shuttle bus departure point are metro station Girona on Yellow line L4 and metro station Tetuan on Purple line L2.  Tickets for shuttle bus service can be purchased online on the Sagales bus website or at Sagales bus ticket office Passeig de Sant Joan 52, The price of return trip in 2014 is € 10  Travel tip: leave in good time because the bus times can be be delayed by heavy traffic going to the both F1 and MotoGP races.

Timetable 2014  F1 shuttle bus  Barcelona to Montmelo race track

Timetable 2014  MotoGP  shuttle bus from Barcelona to Montmelo


By Train to Montmelo racetrack

Train to Montmelo. Montmelo train station is on the R2 (line 2) of Spanish Renfe cercanías / rodalies  trains from Barcelona to end destination Maçanet Massanes. Train journey time 30 minutes then 25 minutes walking. Take the R2 train from Plaza Catalunya, or Arc de Triomf or Clot stations.  All stations are connected to Metro trains. The trains to Montmelo racetrack leave every 30 minutes. When you arrive at Montmelo station it is a 25 minute walk from the station to the Montmelo race track - just follow the crowds for big events like F1 and MotoGP or take the shuttle bus from the station to the racetrack. For train information and reservations call Renfe on 902240202
>  Find trains from Barcelona for Montmelo racetrack - Click on "horarios", then choose "stations".
>  Map of Renfe cercanies trains. Montmelo station is in right bottom section on green line 2



Campsites near the Montmelo race track.
There is usually a temporary campsite in the raectrack North Area available during the Spanish Grand Prix week. For information about other permanent campsites near the Montmelo race track, contact the Camping Association of the province of Barcelona called "Associacio de Campings i CV de la provïncia de Barcelona."


Disabled access
Montmelo racetrack has a number of places and parking reserved for disabled people. See the racetrack website for more information or call the ticket sales office of the Circuit de Catalunya on (+34) 93 571 97 71


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