By Road

For GPS users the Cheltenham Racecourse postcode is GL50 4SH.

By Rail

Trains from London to Cheltenham Spa generally run hourly and take about two hours. Trains from Birmingham generally run every half an hour and take about 35 minutes. From Bristol, trains leave every hour and take about 35 minutes. It is a 10 minute taxi ride from the station.

The walking route from the station is well maintained and easy to follow, taking approximately 40 minutes. The route is predominantly traffic free along a shared cycleway/footway.

By Air

Birmingham and Bristol airports provide flights to many national and international destinations. Gloucestershire Airport is in Staverton at junction 11 of the M5 and can schedule private flights.There is a helipad at the racecourse.


There are over 500 spaces and parking is free


Traffic to the site can build up at peak times, and therefore we would advise you to arrive early to avoid the traffic.

Electric vehicles

The racecourse has two “fast charge” electric vehicle charging points located near the Hall of Fame entrance.  These are operated under the Polar scheme, more information about the Polar Charging Network can be found here.