Royal Ascot

Royal Ascot

Address: Ascot Racecourse, High St, SL5 7JX

Ascot Racecourse is ideally situated in the magnificent wooded Berkshire countryside adjoining Windsor Great Park, about a 50-minute drive or train journey from London. Located close to the M3, M4, M40 and M25 motorways and to London Heathrow for international visitors, Ascot offers easy access for all.


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By Road

From London and 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 and 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 or London. Leave M4 at Junction 6 and follow the A332 Windsor by-pass to Ascot.

All visitors are advised to arrive as early as possible and before 12.00 midday at the latest during Royal Ascot week to avoid delays. Please follow race day or event specific signage for car parking.

By Rail

There is a frequent service to Ascot from both Reading and London Waterloo. The average journey time is 27 minutes from Reading and 52 minutes from Waterloo. Regular services also run from Guildford. The railway station is a seven-minute walk from the racecourse. 

By Air

There is a helicopter landing facility close to the racecourse. It is not suitable for fixed wing private aircrafts. Please call helicopter and aviation services on 01427 718800, or fax 01427 718811. The two nearest airfields are Fairoaks, Chobham (01276 857300) and White Waltham, Maidenhead (01628 823 272), both of which are approximately nine miles away.