Wondering if you got a good deal on your Abu Dhabi Grand Prix seats? Want to know which Formula 1 circuit has the cheapest Grand Prix tickets?  We’ve done a little comparison…

Formula 1 is coming back to town – this time bringing stars such as Pharrell Williams, The Who and DJ Armin Van Buuren. It is the last race of the season and will be held in Abu Dhabi, between 21 – 23 November at the Yas Marina Circuit.

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix is one of the biggest sporting events in the UAE, with the capacity to host 60,000 guests. If the thrill of the race isn’t enough for fans, stars such as Jay Z, Eminem, Muse and Kanye West perform at the Du Arena to keep fans entertained.

Grand Prix tickets

Ticket prices for the Grand Prix start at AED 395 for a one-day pass, and can go up to AED 4,420 for a three-day pass. Packages are also available which include brunch, access to exclusive areas, gifts, paddock access and unlimited food and beverages. These packages range from AED 1,400 to AED 19, 150, and are on sale on Yasmarinacircuit.com.

Don’t forget some Grand Prix – like Abu Dhabi and Singapore – include entertainment, which is included in ticket prices.

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Our calculations include approximate prices for the 2015 season tickets (one-day and weekend passes) in selected cities. Keep in mind that ticket prices will vary greatly based on your choices – whether you want just the main race day or a full weekend, where you want to sit etc. The prices mentioned in the table below for one day passes are not necessarily for the main race day.

Based on the costs, here’s what we found:

  • On average, Canada’s one-day and weekend passes were the cheapest.
  • For one-day passes, starting prices were the highest in Austria, the UAE and Great Britain’s Silverstone.
  • Within the GCC, Bahrain weekend passes cost about a third of the price of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on average
  • Weekend passes were most expensive in Brazil on average, followed by Monaco and the UAE.

Summary of Grand Prix tickets

Location Average weekend pass Average one-day pass
1 Sao Paolo, Brazil $2,731.00 N/A
2 Singapore $915.00 N/A
3 Monaco $847.00 $1,618.00
4 Abu Dhabi, UAE $738.00 $225.00
5 Silverstone, UK $557.00 $357.00
6 Monza, Italy $462.00 $429.00
7 Spielberg, Austria $386.00 $386.00
8 Budapest, Hungary $329.00 $358.00
9 Barcelona, Spain $312.00 $165.00
10 Bahrain $274.00 N/A
11 Montreal, Canada $260.00 $83.00

F1 Grand Prix one-day pass – worldwide costs (2014/ 2015)

Starting from refers to the lowest price for a one-day pass. Top price refers to the most expensive price for a one-day pass. The average is calculated based on these prices and to show the median price for a one-day pass. 

Table is ordered by race dates.

Location Date Starting from Top price Average
Sao Paolo, Brazil 7 – 9 Nov, 2014 N/A * N/A * N/A *
Abu Dhabi, UAE 21 -23 Nov, 2014 $110 $340 $225
Bahrain 03 Apr-05 Apr, 2015 N/A ** N/A ** N/A **
Barcelona, Spain 8 -10 May, 2015 $55 $275 $165
Monaco 21 – 24 May, 2015 $55 $3,181 $1,618
Montreal, Canada 5 – 7 Jun, 2015 $41 $124 $83
Spielberg, Austria 19 – 21 Jun, 2015 $124 $648 $386
Silverstone, UK 3 – 5 Jul, 2015 $115 $599 $357
Budapest, Hungary 24 – 26 Jul, 2015 $110 $606 $358
Monza, Italy 4 – 6 Sept, 2015 $69 $789 $429
Singapore 18 – 20 Sept, 2015 N/A ** N/A ** N/A **

Sources: Ticketsyasmarinacircuit.com,Tickets.formula1.comGootickets.comF1gptickets.comGrandprixevents.com

* The F1 website does not have one-day passes available for Brazil.

** Grand Prix 2015 prices for a one-day pass in Bahrain and Singapore are yet to be released.

F1 Grand Prix weekend pass – worldwide costs (2014/ 2015)

Starting from refers to the lowest price for a one-day pass. Top price refers to the most expensive price for a one-day pass. The average is calculated based on these prices and to show the median price for a one-day pass.

Table again ordered by race dates.

Location Starting from Top price Average
Sao Paolo, Brazil $229 $5,232 $2,731
Abu Dhabi, UAE $270 $1,205 $738
Bahrain $134 $414 $274
Barcelona, Spain $130 $495 $312
Monaco $592 $1,102 $847
Montreal, Canada $113 $408 $260
Spielberg, Austria $124 $648 $386
Silverstone, UK $301 $814 $557
Budapest, Hungary $124 $535 $329
Monza, Italy $125 $799 $462
Singapore $177 $1,653 $915

Sources: Ticketsyasmarinacircuit.com,Tickets.formula1.comGootickets.comF1gptickets.com, Grandprixevents.com

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