Tickets – 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix

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Your guide to buying tickets for the 2019 Bahrain Formula 1 Grand Prix on March 29-31, 2019.

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Choosing where to sit at Sakhir is easier than at most circuits; there’s just five different ticket types on offer. Prices are affordable, especially when you purchase during the early-bird discount period. All grandstands are covered, but this is less of a factor now that most of the action in Bahrain happens at night, when temperatures are cooler.

F1 Experiences at the 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix

Official Ticket Packages to the 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix from F1 Experiences include select grandstands or access to VIP hospitality in the Formula 1 Paddock Club. Additional exclusive benefits include a Drive the Track Tour, Exclusive Pit Lane Walk, Guided Paddock Access and more.

2019 Bahrain GP 3-day tickets

*Early-bird discounts apply until December 31, 2018.
TypeEarly-bird* (USD)Regular Price (USD)
Main Grandstand$320$400
Batelco Grandstand$288$320
Turn 1 Grandstand$226.95$267
University Complex$136$160
Victory Complex$136$160

Bahrain Grand Prix tickets - need to know

  • All tickets are for 3 days (Friday-Sunday), APART from the Oasis Grandstand: Friday only tickets are $136/160 and weekend tickets (Sat + Sun) are $226.95/267
  • 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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