Getting to the Racecourse


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Located in the heart of the UK, within easy reach of Doncaster Rail Station, Robin Hood Airport, and with excellent road links, Doncaster Racecourse is ideally placed for both national and international visitors.

By Road

Doncaster racecourse boasts excellent links to the motorway network including M1(jnc 32), M18 (jncs 3/4), A1M (jnc 36) and the M62. Car Parking is Free (outside of the Leger Festival) in Car Park C (enter opposite junction at Wickes on Leger Way).

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Please note: Car Parks A and C are operational throughout the year for all racing fixtures - Car Park C offers free parking and passes for Car Park A are available at £5 per car from the racecourse reception in advance or on the day. On a non-raceday all car parks are free of charge.

Drop-off and collection points

Coaches and minibuses car park C, limousines car park A

Drop-off and collection is prohibited on Leger Way

Car Parking(as shown)

St. Leger Festival Car Parking

The following Car Parks will be operational for the four days of the annual St. Leger Festival in September and will be signposted and shown on relevant parking passes:

Car Park A - Public Car Park - £5 per vehicle and O&T on Wednesday, Car Park B - Owners & Trainers Only (pass required) Thurs, Fri and Sat only, Car Park C - Public Car Park - Free, Car Park D – Club 1776 Hospitality Parking Only (pass required)

By Rail

The Racecourse is just two-and-a-half miles from Doncaster Train Station, which is on the main London-Edinburgh line. Journey times by rail from London are just an hour-and-three-quarters, and three hours from Edinburgh. A Shuttle Bus service is available from the interchange at regular intervals on race days.

National Rail enquiries: 08457 484950

If you are visiting us by train, book trains to Doncaster at TransPennine Express and save up to 50% on advanced tickets.

Race Day Shuttle Bus

We have a Shuttle Service running between the Racecourse and Doncaster Interchange (Train Station) for all race meetings. It will commence from the Interchange at approximately the time of our gate opening and continue until just after the time of our first race. The return journey (which will stop at a designated point on sound of the bell) will start just after the penultimate race, and continue until approximately one hour after the last race. If there is entertainment following racing the service will continue until this has finished. Shuttle Bus information is subject to change and may be amended or withdrawn without prior notice. From £1.50 single, £2.50 return. Please check the Travel South Yorkshire website.

By Air

Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield is less than seven miles from Doncaster Racecourse, with flights to some European destinations. We are also within easy reach of Manchester, Leeds Bradford and East Midlands airports.

By Helicopter

For landing permission at Doncaster Racecourse please contact Alex Robinson 01302 304 200 or email

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Permission WILL NOT be granted until Doncaster Racecourse Management Company Ltd are in possession of, and has confirmed receipt of, a completed Insurance Indemnity Form and a General Aviation Report.

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