BikeRadar Live: FAQ

The lowdown on Britain's biggest cycling festival

BikeRadar Live


Q. Can I bring my own bike to the show?


A. Yes, please do. We have a secure bike parking facility that is open 24 hours a day, along with a bike wash and plenty of parts and accessories on site.

Q. How do I buy a general entry ticket?

A. You can purchase an entry ticket in a number of ways:

  • In advance: Weekend tickets (Friday to Sunday) are £25. Day tickets (Saturday or Sunday) are £15. Click here for general advance tickets.
  • On the gate (cash only): Weekend tickets (Friday to Sunday) are £30. Day tickets (Saturday or Sunday) are £18.

Q. Can I bring my children?

A. Yes, under-12s get in free with a non-competing adult (maximum of three per adult). ID will be required at point of entry, no advance purchase needed

Q. What time does the show open?

A. Gates open to the public at 5pm on Friday 29 May for weekend campers and 9am on Saturday 30 May and Sunday 31 May for day visitors.

Q. Is there a cash dispenser on site?

A. No, there is no cash dispenser at Donington.

Q. How long will it take me to get to Donington Park?

A. Approximate journey times are as follows:

  • Birmingham: 38 miles (62km), 50 minutes
  • London: 117 miles (189km), two hours and 15 minutes
  • Cardiff: 154 miles (248km), two hours and 50 minutes
  • Derby: 19 miles (30km), 30 minutes
  • Nottingham: 19 miles (30km), 35 minutes
  • Leicester: 23 miles (36km), 45 minutes
  • Manchester: 86 miles (138km), two hours
  • Leeds: 85 miles (138km), one hour and 40 minutes
  • Liverpool: 96 miles (154km), two hours
  • Bristol: 127 miles (204km), two hours and 20 minutes
  • Sheffield: 55 miles (89km), one hour and 10 minutes
  • Reading: 141 miles (226km), two hours and 40 minutes
  • Portsmouth: 181 miles (291km), three hours and 15 minutes

Trade and manufacturers

Q. How do I buy a trade space?

A. Email or, or call 01225 442244, extension 2846.

Q. When can I arrive?

A. The earliest you can get in to start setting up is Thursday 28 May. Please email or for further information.


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