Would you like to experience high speeds and lots of action during your stay in the Netherlands? Check out the Dutch Grand Prix which is arranged in the city of Zandvoort, only 30km from the capital Amsterdam.
Zandvoort is a beautiful town located by the sea, between 30-40km from Amsterdam. It is really easy to get there by car, or you can also travel by train from Amsterdam Centraal and get there in less than 30 minutes. In other words, it is really easy to get to the city if you want to enjoy the Formula 1 race in 2024.
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Are you desperate to buy a ticket for the race, but all tickets are sold out? You can buy tickets from the popular ticket marketplace Viagogo.
Formula 1 Zandvoort 2024
August 23th – August 25th, 2024
Would you like to know more about how you can watch the Formula 1 races online? Maybe you will come to Amsterdam in 2023, but not at the start of May? You can still watch the event, but on your TV or on your computer. More information on how it is done can be found in this article.
Would you rather watch Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel in the Hungarian capital Budapest? You can read more about the Hungarian Grand Prix right here.
Are there any good hotels near Zandvoort?
Would you like to live in a hotel close to the racing track? It is nice to stay in Amsterdam, but it isn’t very convenient on the competition day as so many people travel to the track. NH Zandvoort Hotel is located perfectly close to the track, but if you look at the map below, all hotels are close to the track, making it ideal for exploring Zandvoort and watching the Dutch Grand Prix.
You can see price estimations for the different hotels above in the map. This makes it easier to find a hotel that suits your needs and the size of your wallet. You can also scroll out to find a wider selection of hotels in the surroundings of Zandvoort. By the way, you should definitely bring your swimming clothes, because Zandvoort is by the sea, so if the weather is nice, you can enjoy a swim in the sea before or after the race.
Are there any other things happening in Amsterdam during this time of the year?
Are you looking for other programs in Amsterdam for the Formula One weekend? We have written about quite a lot of concerts, festivals, events, markets, and other programs in Amsterdam in our Amsterdam Guide. Click the link to find out if there are any other programs of interest for you in this period.
How can I travel as quickly as possible between Schiphol Airport or Eindhoven Airport to Zandvoort?
Are you arriving in the Netherlands by plane? Are you coming to either Schiphol Airport or Eindhoven Airport? The easiest way to travel is by booking a taxi. You can look at our page about airport transfers in the Netherlands to find more information about how this works and you can get an immediate price estimation for how much such a taxi will cost. It isn’t cheap, but it is very convenient and efficient if you want to get to Zandvoort as easily and quickly as possible.
There are also lots of options for those who want to travel by train. If you travel from Amsterdam Centraal, it only takes about 30 minutes to travel to the station in Zandvoort, and from there, it is easy to get to the Formula One track. The price of a one-way ticket to Zandvoort from Amsterdam Centraal is approximately 7 euros.
What is the distance between Zandvoort am See (Railway station) and the Circuit Zandvoort?
It all depends a bit on which gate you will enter the track, but it is approximately 2km between the railway station in Zandvoort and the Formula One racing track. If you walk at a normal tempo, you can walk the distance in 25 minutes. If you want to make it more enjoyable, it is possible to walk to the seaside and walk along the seaside until you reach the track.
If you want to buy something to eat before you walk to the Formula One track, Dirk van den Broek which you can see at the bottom of the map above is a popular grocery store brand in the Netherlands.
Are there any good restaurants in Zandvoort?
Zandvoort isn’t a place famous for its fantastic restaurants, but there are still lots of places where you can grab something to eat. Zandvoort is first of all a beach paradise, meaning you will find lots of restaurants along the seaside where you can eat all sorts of food. During the event, you will also see lots of trucks by the seaside where you can buy fast food of all sorts.
If you want to book a table in a restaurant, you should choose one of the following restaurants:
- Griekse Specialiteiten Martha (Greek)
- De Meerpaal (Dutch/Seafood)
- Het Drank en Spijslokaal De Meester (Dutch)
- La Fontanella (Italian)
- Strandpaviljoen Thalassa (Dutch/Seafood)
Do not forget to reserve your table early, as the restaurants get fully booked very early during the Formula One weekend in Zandvoort.
Are you looking for more general information about Amsterdam and ideas for what to do in town during your stay? Look around in our Amsterdam Guide for ideas and inspiration. We also recommend some splendid day-trip opportunities for those who want to discover more of the Netherlands, besides Amsterdam and Zandvoort.