Tickets are now available for the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix. In 2023, Suzuka recorded its biggest attendance since 2006. Tickets for the Suzuka race are expected to sell fast. Here’s how to secure tickets!
Formula 1 is set to return to Suzuka for the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix in early April. The Japan race moves to a brand new slot on the F1 calendar in 2024, two weeks after the Australian Grand Prix and two weeks before the Chinese Grand Prix. High demand is expected for tickets to the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix, so we recommend securing yours as soon as possible.
On the calendar since 1987, Suzuka has achieved legendary status and has earned its place in Formula 1 folklore. The challenging nature of the only figure-of-eight circuit on the calendar, coupled with its tendency for hosting dramatic championship showdowns, make Suzuka one of the best of the year for on-track action.
Max Verstappen has won at the last two Japanese Grand Prix weekends, memorably claiming his second World Championship victory as a result of the shortened rain-hit Grand Prix. Suzuka has now hosted more title deciders than any other Formula 1 circuit – though its new position as the fourth race on the calendar means that the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix won’t be a title decider!
High demand expected for 2024 Japanese Grand Prix tickets
With just over four months to go until the race weekend, we expect tickets for the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix to sell quickly. Formula 1 tickets have been in unprecedented demand since races re-opened to the public following the coronavirus pandemic.
2023 marked the first time that international fans were able to attend Suzuka for the Japanese Grand Prix since 2019. The 2023 Japanese Grand Prix was the best-attended Suzuka race since 2006, with 222,000 fans passing through the circuit gates over the race weekend. Race day itself was attended by over 100,000.
Since the last full Suzuka race weekend to be attended by local and international fans – the 2018 Japanese Grand Prix – attendance has grown by 57,000. Such is Formula 1’s growth at the moment, a weekend attendance of 222,000 is 2023 was actually one of the lower weekend attendances of the 2023 Formula 1 season.
Where to watch the action at the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix
There are plenty of great spots to watch the action from around the Suzuka circuit. The track usually operates ‘Free Friday’ on the opening day of the Japanese Grand Prix weekend, allowing you to compare the vantage points from almost all of the circuit’s grandstands.
Tickets in the V1 grandstand are the most expensive, as they are located close to the start/finish line on the main straight, overlooking the pit lane. Other recommended grandstands include Grandstand B, located at Turn 1 where plenty of race-winning moves have been made in previous seasons and Grandstand Q, located at the final corner – another hotspot for overtaking.
General Admission (or Free Seating) tickets are also highly recommended at Suzuka. They offer you access to seats in four different grandstands (L, M, N and P) – the first three of which overlook Spoon Curve, one of the track’s most famous corners.
It’s worth noting that in 2024, for the first time, Suzuka are issuing e-tickets rather than physical tickets. Learn more about where to watch the action at the Japanese Grand Prix in our detailed guide to Suzuka’s grandstands.
2024 Japanese Grand Prix ticket packages
Ticket packages for the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix are available from Formula 1’s official ticket package partner F1 Experiences. Packages include insider access at the event, with opportunities to embark on a guided paddock tour, have your photo taken with the championship trophies and enjoy an exclusive appearance by a famous face from the world of Formula 1.
Accommodation for the 2024 Japanese Grand Prix
If you’re heading to this year’s Japanese Grand Prix, you’ll also need accommodation for the race weekend. Booking well in advance is key if you want to stay near the circuit. We recommend staying in Nagoya, the closest large city to Suzuka, for the race weekend. The circuit is a 60-90 minute train trip from Nagoya station.
Osaka is another option for accommodation and, with more to see and do in Osaka than Nagoya, it may be worth staying here if you want to experience the best of Japanese culture during your visit. You can weigh up your options and choose the accommodation which suits you best in our guide to the best places to stay for the Japanese Grand Prix weekend.