The time for F1 in Barcelona has arrived. From May 10th to 12th, you can enjoy the Grand Prix which is held in Montmeló, very near Barcelona. The battle between Fernando and Sebastien is going to be epic! Do you want to enjoy it firsthand? Let’s go!
The Formula One race in Barcelona is three days of top action that takes place every year at the Montmelo Circuit de Catalunya, just one hour North of Barcelona. The best F1 drivers in the world compete in one of the most important races on the F1 calendar. Pit lanes visits are on Thursday, May 10th, 2013.
How to arrive to the F1 in Montmeló
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. 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 20 minute walk from the station to the Montmelo race track.
For F1 and MotoGP races there is a GP shuttle coach service by Sagalés cus company from Passeig de Sant Joan 52. 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 on Passeig de Sant Joan, 52. The price of return trip in 2012 is € 9 and the bus journey takes about 45 minutes
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 Servicaixa website or at the the racetrack.
Looking for accommodation?
If you’re looking for a cheap, centric accommodation, we have the perfect option for you! Be Mar, Be Sound or Be Ramblas, the three hostels from Be Hostels, located in the city centre with very cheap prices and lots of freebies with the check-in. We wait you and your friends! Keep Travelling… keep Smiling!