Ascot Racecourse is ideally situated in beautiful wooded countryside adjoining Windsor Great Park and about a 50 minute drive or train journey from London.

Located close to the M3, M4, M40 & M25 motorways and to London Heathrow for international visitors, Ascot offers easy access for all racegoers wherever their departure point.

By Rail

South West Trains runs a frequent service to Ascot from both Reading, Guildford and London Waterloo. The average journey time is 27 minutes from Reading and 52 minutes from Waterloo. The railway station is a seven-minute walk from the racecourse.

The Royal Ascot Express runs on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Royal Ascot from London Waterloo to Ascot, including a secured seat, racecard and free drink all for £30. 

The Royal Ascot Express will leave Waterloo at 10:05, arriving at Ascot at 10:52. It will depart from Platform 14 on Saturday 23rd June. Please note: this is a platform alteration.

Please note: The threatened South Western Railway strike has now been called off.

Ascot Station is just a short walk from the racecourse. Although there is no chartered train service returning to London, your ticket will include a return on any standard service from Ascot to Waterloo.

Please note, the Ascot Express is now Sold Out Thu-Sat.

By Car

From London & The North

M4 Junction 6 onto the A332 Windsor by-pass and follow the signs to Ascot.

From the West

M4 Junction 10 to the A329(M) signed to Bracknell and follow the signs to Ascot.

From the South & East

M3 Junction 3 onto the A332 signed to Bracknell and follow the signs to Ascot.

From the Midlands

M40 southbound, Junction 4. Take the A404 towards the M4 (Junction 8/9). On the M4 head towards Heathrow/London. Leave M4 at Junction 6 and follow the A332 Windsor by-pass to Ascot.

Parking at Royal Ascot

Advance purchase Car Park places have now ceased, but parking will be available at Ascot on the day. 


On The Day £40


On The Day £90


On The Day £230

Coach Park 6 

On The Day £120

Coach Park 10

On The Day £85

Coach Park 8C 

On The Day £135

Coach Drivers

Coach drivers can obtain a free Heath Enclosure admission ticket on production of their PCV or PSV licence and work docket in any Ticket Office during Royal Ascot.

By Coach

Our Official Travel Partner National Express are once again providing dedicated services direct to Royal Ascot from around the UK. This is a hassle free way to travel to and from the Racecourse and offers great value. 

By Air

There is a helicopter landing facility close to the racecourse. It is not suitable for fixed-wing private aircrafts. Please call FreshAir Helicopters on +44 1869 278 244 email [email protected] to arrange a landing or helicopter charter.

The two nearest airfields are Fairoaks, Chobham (+44 (0)1276 857 300) and White Waltham, Maidenhead (+44 (0)1628 823 272), which are both approximately nine miles away.

By Jet

The fastest way to Royal Ascot

Private Jet Charter by Victor makes getting to Royal Ascot stylishly simple. Fly directly from anywhere in the world to private airport terminals at Biggin Hill, Farnborough, Luton, Oxford or Blackbush, where a specially designated helicopter will be waiting to whisk you straight to the racecourse.

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