Tickets – 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix

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Your guide to buying tickets for the 2019 Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix and spectating at the Sakhir circuit. The next race is scheduled for March 29-31, 2019*.

*Provisional race date. The final 2019 calendar will be confirmed by the FIA on October 12. Please note that general tickets are not yet on sale for the 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix (date TBC). We will update this guide when tickets go on sale. In the meantime, you can already buy Official Ticket Packages from F1 Experiences. Information below relates to 2018.

Choosing where to sit at Sakhir is easier than at most circuits; there’s just five different ticket types on offer. Prices are affordable and tickets are discounted by up to 20% if you buy during the early-bird discount period.

Travel to the 2019 Bahrain GP with F1 Experiences

F1® Experiences offers Official Ticket Packages to the 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix. Fan Packages include a grandstand seat and exciting inclusions not available anywhere else, including Drive the Track Tour and an Exclusive Pit Lane Walk! Hero and Trophy Packages also include Insider Access to the F1 Paddock and a Formula One Paddock Club™ party with an F1 legend or current driver!

2018 Bahrain Grand Prix tickets

TypeEarly-bird (USD)Regular Price (USD)
Main Grandstand$320$400
Oasis (Batelco) Complex$288$320
Turn 1 Grandstand$214$267
University Complex$144$160
Victory Complex$144$160
Bahrain GP tickets: need to know

  • All tickets are for 3 days (Friday-Sunday), APART from the Oasis/Batelco grandstand: Friday only tickets are $144/160 and weekend tickets (Sat + Sun) are $240/267
  • Children’s tickets (aged 3-12) are available with the following discounted prices for 3 days: Main Grandstand $200, Oasis $160, Turn 1 $134, University/Victory $80 (prices in $USD)
  • All grandstands are covered
  • Seating is reserved on all three days of the event
  • All grandstands have big TV screens opposite


Sakhir Grandstands Analysis

As at most circuits, tickets in the Main Grandstand opposite the pits are the most expensive on offer at Sakhir. These are great for pits action, pre-race build up, the start and finish, but you won’t see much in the way of passing or other on-track action. The next most expensive tickets are in the Oasis (Batelco) Complex; these are our pick for the best Bahrain tickets. The only viewing area inside the circuit is located on the other side of the F1 paddock (behind the pits) and offers great views of turns 7-10. With lots of unobstructed views, Oasis is also best for amateur F1 photographers.

If you are after views of the action in the opening corners, we would actually go for the cheaper University Complex over the Turn 1 Grandstand, mainly because you get a view of the front of the cars rather than the rear of the cars. University – which is comprised of three grandstands –  is definitely the best choice for fans on a budget; the best spot to sit is at the top of University 2. Finally, the Victory Complex is another good budget option with two grandstands (each with their own big screen) located on the final few corners of the circuit. Victory 1 is better for turns 11-12, whilst Victory 2 offers views of the final corner.

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