Where is Royal Ascot?

Royal Ascot takes place at Ascot Racecourse each year and is one of the most prestigious meetings in horse racing.

Getting to Ascot Racecourse to enjoy your Royal Ascot hospitality experience is a breeze, with excellent rail and road links to this famous racecourse. Ascot Racecourse is perfectly situated in picturesque wooded countryside adjoining Windsor Great Park and is roughly a 50 minute journey by car or train from London.

As well as being located close to the M3, M4, M40 & M25 motorways, Ascot is also located close to London Heathrow Airport allowing easy access for international guests looking to enjoy the world-class racing action.

Please see below for a brief overview of directions to Ascot Racecourse by Road, Rail and Air. If you require any further assistance, please feel free to contact one of our Royal Ascot hospitality experts on 020 7989 6500 or contact us here.

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

By Rail

South West Trains also runs a frequent service to Ascot Train Station 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.

A Freedom Pass will take you as far as Feltham en-route from London Waterloo.

By Air

There is a helicopter landing facility close to the racecourse. It is not suitable for fixed-wing private aircrafts.

The two nearest airfields are Fairoaks, Chobham and White Waltham, Maidenhead, which are both approximately nine miles away.

Royal Ascot Accommodation

If you require a hotel during Royal Ascot week, you can view a selection of our local hotel recommendations.