The Marina Bay Street Circuit is a street circuit around the Marina Bay area of Singapore. Being the venue of Formula One‘s Singapore Grand Prix, the race was first held in 2008 and has quickly become one of the must see races on the calendar. Taking place under the lights, the night time setting of the race, as well as extreme humidity experienced by the drivers just adds to the drama.
Location & Travel
The Marina Bay Street Circuit takes place around Marina Bay in the Central Area of Singapore.
Air: Singapore Changi Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world, being an important hub for flights to Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. The Airport has impressive facilities and has been designated as the World’s Best Airport.
Central Singapore can be reached by the MRT in about 30 minutes, or alternatively taxi’s are relatively inexpensive and take 15-20 minutes.
MRT: The MRT metro system is the most convenient way of reaching the circuit, with a number of different stations close by to the gate where you have tickets:
- Gate 1 – Nicoll Highway (CCL)
- Gate 2 – Promenade (CCL/DTL)
- Gate 3A, 3B, 7 – City Hall (NSEWL), Esplanade (CCL)
- Gate 4, 5, 6 – Raffles Place (NSEWL)
- Gate 8 – Bayfront (CCL/DTL)
Parking: Parking is not possible within the circuit over race weekend, and public car parking close by is very limited.
Walk: The circuit is convenient to walk to if staying in central Singapore.
Ticket prices vary considerably for the Formula 1 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 Singapore Grand Prix website here.