One of Formula One’s new additions to its calendar, the Baku City Circuit first hosted a race in 2016 for the ‘European Grand Prix’. The event on the streets of Baku was renamed the Azerbaijan Grand Prix from 2017, with the 6km circuit being the second longest on the calendar.
Location & Travel
The Baku City Circuit is located in the south of Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku.
Air: The Heydar Aliyev International Airport is the largest in Azerbaijan, and the closest to Baku at just 20km north of the city. The airport has direct flights to a number of different international destinations. BakuBus H1 runs all day from 28 May Metro Station to the airport, or a taxi will take you about 20 minutes.
Bus: Bus numbers 5, 53 and 65 all stop close to the circuit and run frequently during race weekend.
Driving: There is no dedicated car parking for the circuit, with Winter Boulevard Parking area the closest paid car park.
Metro: 28 May and Icheri Sheher stations are the closest metro stops to the circuit, running frequently across race weekend.
Ticket prices vary considerably depending on which day you attend and which kind of ticket you want – varying from VIP to Grandstand to General Admission.
For further information and to purchase tickets, visit the official website here.
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Last Updated on February 24, 2021 by Sports Tourist