Royal Ascot Travel
The Royal Ascot is one of the United Kingdom’s best attended racing events with over 300,000 punters and racing fans passing through the Ascot turnstiles in 2014. Whether you’re interested in fashion or live horse racing, nothing beats a day at England’s most prestigious race meeting.
Royal Ascot Travel by Car
If travelling in to Ascot from the North, follow the M4 until you reach Junction 6 onto the A332 Windsor by-pass. The rest of the way to Ascot is clearly signposted along the A332.
If travelling to Ascot from the West, follow the M4 up to Junction 10 and turn off into the A329 to Bracknell. The remaining part of the journey to Ascot Racecourse is signposted along the A329.
If travelling to Ascot from the South or East follow the M3 until Junction 3, and then take the A332 to Bracknell. Follow the signs to Ascot Racecourse.
If travelling in to Ascot from the Midlands you will need to take the M40 south, turning off at Junction 4 onto the A404. Take junction 9 on the A404 onto the M4 and travel until Junction 6 where you can turn off onto the A332. Follow the signs on the A332 all the way to Ascot.
Royal Ascot Travel by Train
Ascot Train Station is accessible via Reading, Guilford and London Waterloo Stations. The journey from London Waterloo should take approximately 47 minutes, whilst the journey from reading will take about 28 minutes. Ascot Racecourse is a seven-minute walk from the Ascot Station.
Royal Ascot Travel by Air
Travelling to London will offer the quickest and easiest access to Ascot Racecourse. London is serviced by six airports, with Gatwick and Heathrow the two major destinations for international carriers.
London Heathrow is serviced by the majority of major airlines and offers access to all parts of the city. If you wish to travel directly to Ascot Racecourse you will need to take the 285 bus or a taxi to Feltham Station. From Feltham Station you can take a Southwest train to London Waterloo, which in turn provides access to Ascot Station.
If your flight takes you to London Gatwick you can access the centre of London via the Gatwick Express. You can also take the Southern Rail to Clapham Junction, which in turn offers access to London Waterloo – your final stop on the way to Ascot Station.